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World of Warcraft: Cataclysm packshot image
An ancient evil lies dormant within Deepholm, the domain of earth in the Elemental Plane.
Hidden away in a secluded sanctuary, the corrupted Dragon Aspect Deathwing has waited, recovering from the wounds of his last battle against Azeroth and biding his time until he can reforge the world in molten fire.
Soon, Deathwing the Destroyer will return to Azeroth, and his eruption from Deepholm will sunder the world, leaving a festering wound across the continents. As the Horde and Alliance race to the epicenter of the cataclysm, the kingdoms of Azeroth will witness seismic shifts in power, the kindling of a war of the elements, and the emergence of unlikely heroes who will rise up to protect their scarred and broken world from utter devastation.
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm System Requirements
26 Sep 2012 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 1.3GHz / AMD Athlon XP 1500+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon 9500 or NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200
  • System Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Storage: 25 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Pentium D 830 3.0GHz / AMD Athlon LE-1660
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 2600 XT or NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT
  • System Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 25 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Requirements
The best chance at playing World of Warcraft: Cataclysm at recommended sys specs on a 1920x1080 screen resolution will be if your PC has at least the GeForce 8600 GT/Radeon HD 2600 XT graphics card. The CPU required to meet recommended requirements is either an AMD Athlon LE-1660 or Intel Pentium D 830 3.0GHz processor. This type of gaming rig will deliver you around the 60 Frames per second. For your PC to completely meet the recommended requirements you will also need 2 GB system memory. Another thing to consider is the DirectX capability of your GPU. World of Warcraft: Cataclysm needs a GPU capable of running DirectX 9.
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World of Warcraft: Cataclysm PC Release Date:

7 Dec 2010

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i ran this on my old x1550 low settings at 720p,now i play on high at 1080p with this gpu

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can i run it at lowest? even on 800x600?

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Hi guys, i play this game with this specs and i play with all maximum except shadow (good) and no AA at 1366x768 :S its an laptop

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can i run this game ? and on what settings and fps ?

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Yeah you can run it, and i'd say low (maybe even tweaked-medium) settings with a stable 30 fps. :)

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definitely, I could play this at 30fps with low, you'll more than likely be able to go medium :D

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How much FPS can I get on this with 1600x900 resolution fullscreen and what settings?

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Should i go for med or high?

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Yeah, you should be able to get a smooth frame rate at low settings.

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Settings and Fps please :) …

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You can easily max this game with 60+fps.

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