Path of Exile System Requirements

Last updated: 3 December 2021

Curious if your PC can run Path of Exile? On this page you will find Path of Exile system requirements for PC (Windows, Mac and Linux). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Test your PC to see if it will run Path of Exile or check system requirement details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

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  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s CPU name will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Processor’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. In the opened menu click on ‘Device Manager’
  3. In ‘Device Manager’ click on the arrow next to ‘Display adapters’
  4. Under the drop-down, you will see the GPU that your computer is using

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s RAM will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Installed RAM’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. You can see if Windows is 64 or 32 bit under ‘System type’
  4. You can see Windows version under ‘Windows edition’

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Path of Exile Windows Requirements

Path of Exile system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7 SP1/Windows 8
OS
Windows 10
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
16 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
DirectX
DirectX
Version 11
DirectX
Version 11
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
40 GB
Storage
40 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Solid state storage is recommended

Path of Exile minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 SP1/Windows 8 operating system. Your processor should be Quad core 2.6GHz x86-compatible or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 8 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti or ATI Radeon™ HD 7850. You also have to have 40 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Path of Exile for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 10. Recommended CPU would be Quad core 3.2GHz x64-compatible CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 16 GB or more. And video card — NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti or ATI Radeon™ RX560.

Path of Exile Mac Requirements

Path of Exile system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
MacOS 10.13
OS
macOS 10.15
Processor
Processor
Processor
2.6GHz hex-core Intel Core i7
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
16 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
40 GB
Storage
40 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Solid state storage is recommended

As for Mac OS, Path of Exile requirements here start with MacOS 10.13 operating system. Processor needs to be at least 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7. 8 GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be Radeon Pro 450. Finally, the game needs 40 GB of free disk space.

As for recommended OS, it is macOS 10.15. 2.6GHz hex-core Intel Core i7 processor is recommended. Plus, 16 GB of RAM. Your video card should be Radeon Pro 555X.

Game Details

You are an Exile, struggling to survive on the dark continent of Wraeclast, as you fight to earn power that will allow you to exact your revenge against those who wronged you. Created by hardcore gamers, Path of Exile is an online Action RPG set in a dark fantasy world.

Release date
23 October, 2021
Metacritic score
86/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, MMO, PvP, Online PvP, Co-op
Genres
Action, Free to Play, Adventure, Indie, RPG, Massively Multiplayer
Supported languages
English*, Portuguese - Brazil, Russian, Thai, French, German, Spanish - Spain
* languages with full audio support
Developers
Grinding Gear Games
Publishers
Grinding Gear Games
Official website
pathofexile.com
Support website
pathofexile.com
Support website
[email protected]
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Path of Exile?

You would be able to run Path of Exile on your PC if it meets minimum requirements below. You can also use our free test tool to check it!

Minimum requirements for Windows are:

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

Can I play Path of Exile with 6 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Path of Exile. The minimum RAM is 8 GB.

Can I play Path of Exile with 8 GB of RAM?

Yes, Path of Exile can run with 8 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Path of Exile need?

You need at least 8 GB of RAM to run Path of Exile on PC, but 16 GB is recommended.

On Mac it requires minimum 8 GB, with 16 GB recommended.

What processor do I need for Path of Exile?

Quad core 2.6GHz x86-compatible is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Path of Exile.

How many GB is Path of Exile?

At least 40 GB of disk space is required to install Path of Exile on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Path of Exile?

You need NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti or ATI Radeon™ HD 7850 or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Path of Exile?

Windows 7 SP1/Windows 8 or newer.

What DirectX do I need to run Path of Exile?

Version 11 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Path of Exile on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play Path of Exile on my Mac?

Yes, Path of Exile supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

When is Path of Exile release date?

Path of Exile release date is 23 October, 2021.

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