Total War: WARHAMMER System Requirements

Last updated: July 13th, 2020

On this page you will find Total War: WARHAMMER system requirements for PC (Windows, Mac and Linux). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Below are Total War: WARHAMMER requirements details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

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Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

  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’

Total War: WARHAMMER Windows Requirements

Total War: WARHAMMER system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7 64bit
OS
Windows 7/8.1/10 64Bit
Processor
Processor
Intel Core™ 2 Duo 3.0Ghz
Processor
Intel Core™ i5-4570 3.20GHz
Memory
Memory
3 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
(DirectX 11) AMD Radeon HD 5770 1024MB | NVIDIA GTS 450 1024MB | Intel HD4000 @720P
Graphics
(DirectX 11) AMD Radeon R9 270X 2048MB | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2048MB @1080P
DirectX
DirectX
Version 11
DirectX
Version 11
Storage
Storage
35 GB
Storage
35 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
*PC Integrated graphics chipsets require 4 GB, e.g. Intel HD series.
Additional Notes

Total War: WARHAMMER minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 64bit operating system. Your processor should be Intel Core™ 2 Duo 3.0Ghz or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 3 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be (DirectX 11) AMD Radeon HD 5770 1024MB You also have to have 35 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Total War: WARHAMMER for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 7/8.1/10 64Bit. Recommended CPU would be Intel Core™ i5-4570 3.20GHz CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 8 GB or more. And video card — (DirectX 11) AMD Radeon R9 270X 2048MB

Total War: WARHAMMER Mac Requirements

Total War: WARHAMMER system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
macOS 10.12.4 (10.13.6 Recommended)
OS
Processor
Processor
2.0GHz Intel Core i5
Processor
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
Graphics
Graphics
2GB Nvidia 680MX, 2GB AMD R9 M290, 1.5GB Intel Iris Graphics 540 (see notes for more details)
Graphics
Storage
Storage
37 GB
Storage
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
The game is officially supported on the following Macs. To check your Mac model and when it was released, select About This Mac from the Apple menu on your menu bar. * All 13" MacBook Pros released since 2016 * All 15" MacBook Pros released since Late 2013 with a 2.3GHz * All 21.5" iMacs released since Late 2017 * All 27" iMacs released since Late 2013 (1) * Models with a Nvidia GT 755M graphics card are not officially supported) * All 27" iMac Pros released since Late 2017 * All Mac Pros released since Late 2013 1. Late 2012 models with a 2GB Nvidia 680MX graphics card are also supported. Please note for your computer to meet the minimum requirements it must match all elements of the listed spec. For more detailed specifications check the Feral website. ——— The following Macs are capable of running the game but do not consistently meet the standards required for official support. * All 13" MacBook Pros released since Late 2013 * All 15" MacBook Pros released since Late 2012 with at least 1GB VRAM * All 21.5" iMacs released since Late 2013 with a 2.3GHz . ———
Additional Notes

As for Mac OS, Total War: WARHAMMER requirements here start with macOS 10.12.4 (10.13.6 Recommended) operating system. Processor needs to be at least 2.0GHz Intel Core i5. 8 GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be 2GB Nvidia 680MX, 2GB AMD R9 M290, 1.5GB Intel Iris Graphics 540 (see notes for more details). Finally, the game needs 37 GB of free disk space.

Total War: WARHAMMER Linux Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Total War: WARHAMMER system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Ubuntu 16.10, SteamOS 2.0
OS
Ubuntu 18.04
Processor
Processor
3.4GHz Intel Core i3-4130, 3.5GHz AMD FX6300
Processor
3.4 GHz Intel Core i7-4770
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
1GB Nvidia 650ti (driver version 367.28), 2GB AMD R9 270 (Mesa 13.0.1 driver compiled using LLVM 3.9)
Graphics
4GB Nvidia 970 (driver version 396.24), 4GB AMD RX 480 (Mesa 18.1.5)
Storage
Storage
29 GB
Storage
35 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
AMD GPU's are not supported on Steam OS. Intel GPU's are not supported at time of release.
Additional Notes
AMD GPU's are not supported on Steam OS. Intel GPU's are not supported at time of release.

If you’re on Linux, minimum requirements include Ubuntu 16.10, SteamOS 2.0. Processor should be 3.4GHz Intel Core i3-4130, 3.5GHz AMD FX6300 or higher. For RAM you need 4 GB or more. Graphics card should be 1GB Nvidia 650ti (driver version 367.28), 2GB AMD R9 270 (Mesa 13.0.1 driver compiled using LLVM 3.9) or better. 29 GB of free disk space is a must.

For Linux recommended requirements, use Ubuntu 18.04. As for the processor/CPU, use 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7-4770 or equivalent. Add 8 GB or more of RAM to it. And make sure you have 4GB Nvidia 970 (driver version 396.24), 4GB AMD RX 480 (Mesa 18.1.5) graphics card.

Game Details

Release date
24 May, 2016
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player
Genres
Action, Strategy
Supported languages
English*, French, Italian, German, Spanish - Spain, Korean, Polish, Portuguese - Brazil, Russian, Turkish, Czech, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
* languages with full audio support
Developers
CREATIVE ASSEMBLY, Feral Interactive (Linux), Feral Interactive (Mac)
Publishers
SEGA, Feral Interactive (Linux), Feral Interactive (Mac)
Support website
support.sega.co.uk
Steam page
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Total War: WARHAMMER?

You would be able to run Total War: WARHAMMER 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:

  • OS: Windows 7 64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core™ 2 Duo 3.0Ghz
  • Memory: 3 GB
  • Graphics: (DirectX 11) AMD Radeon HD 5770 1024MB | NVIDIA GTS 450 1024MB | Intel HD4000 @720P
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 35 GB
  • Additional Notes: *PC Integrated graphics chipsets require 4 GB, e.g. Intel HD series.

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

  • OS: macOS 10.12.4 (10.13.6 Recommended)
  • Processor: 2.0GHz Intel Core i5
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics: 2GB Nvidia 680MX, 2GB AMD R9 M290, 1.5GB Intel Iris Graphics 540 (see notes for more details)
  • Storage: 37 GB
  • Additional Notes: The game is officially supported on the following Macs. To check your Mac model and when it was released, select About This Mac from the Apple menu on your menu bar. * All 13" MacBook Pros released since 2016 * All 15" MacBook Pros released since Late 2013 with a 2.3GHz * All 21.5" iMacs released since Late 2017 * All 27" iMacs released since Late 2013 (1) * Models with a Nvidia GT 755M graphics card are not officially supported) * All 27" iMac Pros released since Late 2017 * All Mac Pros released since Late 2013 1. Late 2012 models with a 2GB Nvidia 680MX graphics card are also supported. Please note for your computer to meet the minimum requirements it must match all elements of the listed spec. For more detailed specifications check the Feral website. ——— The following Macs are capable of running the game but do not consistently meet the standards required for official support. * All 13" MacBook Pros released since Late 2013 * All 15" MacBook Pros released since Late 2012 with at least 1GB VRAM * All 21.5" iMacs released since Late 2013 with a 2.3GHz . ———

Minimum requirements for Linux are:

  • OS: Ubuntu 16.10, SteamOS 2.0
  • Processor: 3.4GHz Intel Core i3-4130, 3.5GHz AMD FX6300
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: 1GB Nvidia 650ti (driver version 367.28), 2GB AMD R9 270 (Mesa 13.0.1 driver compiled using LLVM 3.9)
  • Storage: 29 GB
  • Additional Notes: AMD GPU's are not supported on Steam OS. Intel GPU's are not supported at time of release.

Can I play Total War: WARHAMMER with 2 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Total War: WARHAMMER. The minimum RAM is 3 GB.

Can Total War: WARHAMMER run on 3 GB of RAM?

Yes, Total War: WARHAMMER can run with 3 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Total War: WARHAMMER need?

You need at least 3 GB of RAM to run Total War: WARHAMMER on PC, but 8 GB is recommended.

On Mac it requires minimum 8 GB.

And on Linux/SteamOS: 4 GB minimum, and 8 GB recommended.

What processor do I need for Total War: WARHAMMER?

Intel Core™ 2 Duo 3.0Ghz is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Total War: WARHAMMER.

How many GB is Total War: WARHAMMER?

At least 35 GB of disk space is required to install Total War: WARHAMMER on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Total War: WARHAMMER?

You need (DirectX 11) AMD Radeon HD 5770 1024MB | NVIDIA GTS 450 1024MB | Intel HD4000 @720P or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Total War: WARHAMMER?

Windows 7 64bit or newer.

What DirectX do I need to run Total War: WARHAMMER?

Version 11 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Total War: WARHAMMER on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play Total War: WARHAMMER on my Mac?

Yes, Total War: WARHAMMER supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

  • OS: macOS 10.12.4 (10.13.6 Recommended)
  • Processor: 2.0GHz Intel Core i5
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics: 2GB Nvidia 680MX, 2GB AMD R9 M290, 1.5GB Intel Iris Graphics 540 (see notes for more details)
  • Storage: 37 GB
  • Additional Notes: The game is officially supported on the following Macs. To check your Mac model and when it was released, select About This Mac from the Apple menu on your menu bar. * All 13" MacBook Pros released since 2016 * All 15" MacBook Pros released since Late 2013 with a 2.3GHz * All 21.5" iMacs released since Late 2017 * All 27" iMacs released since Late 2013 (1) * Models with a Nvidia GT 755M graphics card are not officially supported) * All 27" iMac Pros released since Late 2017 * All Mac Pros released since Late 2013 1. Late 2012 models with a 2GB Nvidia 680MX graphics card are also supported. Please note for your computer to meet the minimum requirements it must match all elements of the listed spec. For more detailed specifications check the Feral website. ——— The following Macs are capable of running the game but do not consistently meet the standards required for official support. * All 13" MacBook Pros released since Late 2013 * All 15" MacBook Pros released since Late 2012 with at least 1GB VRAM * All 21.5" iMacs released since Late 2013 with a 2.3GHz . ———

Can I run Total War: WARHAMMER on Linux/SteamOS?

Yes, you can play Total War: WARHAMMER on Steam OS/Linux. Please see requirements above.

When is Total War: WARHAMMER release date?

Total War: WARHAMMER release date is 24 May, 2016.

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