World of Warcraft: Cataclysm GPU Analysis
Comparing World of Warcraft: Cataclysm PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that World of Warcraft: Cataclysm is going to need a graphics card that is capable of OpenGL 2.1.

To get the best visual graphical experience on World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, aim to have a GPU that has at least 256MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

We are advised that 14 year old graphics cards should be able to run World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the World of Warcraft: Cataclysm graphics card requirements chart below.