DOTA 2: Minimum System Requirements for PC Gaming

Dota 2 has been around for years, but what kind of system do you need to play it? Find out what are the minimum system requirements fo PC gaming.

Writer for Buff, Remi Smith
By Remi Smith
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Updated January 20, 2023.

Dota 2 is about a decade old, so most newer PCs will run the program without breaking a sweat, but what if you're dusting off an old rig and you wanna know if it'll play your favorite MOBA? Well, here's a breakdown of what you'll need in your system so you can get right into carrying your team to victory.

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Minimum System Requirements

Windows OS is definitely the best and most supported operating system to play Dota 2 on as the game was optimized for Windows. Here are the minimum system requirements for the best performance and quality.

OS: Windows 7 or newer Processor: Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz Memory: 4 GB RAM Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600 DirectX: Version 9.0c Network: Broadband Internet connection Storage: 15 GB available space Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

As long as you've got a mouse and keyboard, and a system from the last 10 years, you can easily play Dota 2 on your PC. And with cloud gaming becoming more accessible, soon you won't even need the system requirements.

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