DOTA 2 System Requirements 2020

System requirements for dota 2 (pc)

Can I run DOTA 2?

DOTA 2 is a sequel to Defense of the Ancients (DOTA). To run DOTA 2, the minimum graphics card you computer should have is at least an nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT or ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600. Most units are equipped with 4GB RAM already so that shouldn’t get in your way. Play DOTA 2 in PCs that are running in Windows 7 or higher with a Dual Core processor.

When it comes to the game’s recommended requirements, as long as you have AMD Radeon HD 2600 Pro or NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS, it’s a gem to play. On a side note, you could still experience minor FPS issues even if you meet the game’s requirements. Running the game in Fullscreen mode should be your quick fix. Your PC should have 4 GB RAM installed and a Dual Core processor or higher.

DOTA 2 System Requirements (minimal):

  • 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
  • Hard Drive: 15 GB available space
  • GPU: DirectX Compatible Graphics Card

DOTA 2 Recommended System Requirements (recommended):

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 2.80GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 2600 Pro or NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS 512 MB
  • System Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 8 GB Hard drive space
  • GPU: DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card

DOTA 2 Details

DOTA 2 is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) video game developed and published by Valve Corporation. The game is known for its large esports scene on a global scale, wherein professional competitions and leagues are conducted on a regular basis. Many gamers, both amateurs and professionals, consider DOTA 2 as one of the greatest video games of all time.

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This is a game about strategic teamwork, played in matches between two teams of five players. Each team’s aim is to destroy the enemy team’s building called the Ancient which lies within each base. And vice versa, to protect your team’s Ancient as well. Each of the ten players independently controls a powerful character, known as a “hero” with unique abilities and differing styles of play. 

Recommended Hardware

Due to DOTA 2’s challenging and steep learning curve, most players are geared up in full to play this game at its finest form. For elite gameplay, your computer must have the below hardware options.

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 2.80GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 2600 Pro or NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS 512 MB
  • System Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • GPU: DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card

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Jamie Nasser
Jamie Nasser
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