Final StarCraft II system requirements revealed

Blizzard has been surprisingly unofficial with the final system requirements needed for upcoming RTS game StarCraft II. With the multiplayer beta running for some time now, we’ve had a relatively good idea of what to expect but, after a little bit of PR-digging, the guys over at Big Download have managed to obtain the official word.

Expected in an official FAQ shortly, below are the final system requirements for both the PC and Mac versions of the game, due out on July 27.

Minimum Specifications:

PC: Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7 (Latest Service Packs) with DirectX 9.0c

2.6 GHz Pentium IV or equivalent AMD Athlon processor
128 MB PCIe NVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT or ATI Radeon 9800 PRO video card or better

Mac: Mac OS X 10.5.8, 10.6.2 or newer

Intel Processor
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT or ATI Radeon X1600 or better

Non-platform specific: 12 GB available HD space

1 GB RAM (1.5 GB required for Windows Vista/Windows 7 users, 2 GB for Mac users)
DVD-ROM drive
Broadband Internet connection
1024X720 minimum display resolution

Recommended Specifications:

PC: Windows Vista/Windows 7
Dual Core 2.4Ghz Processor
512 MB NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX or ATI Radeon HD 3870 or better

Mac: Intel Core 2 Duo processor
4 GB system RAM
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT or ATI Radeon HD 4670 or better