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Best PCs for StarCraft

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Computer Requirements for StarCraft

The system requirements are lightweight; nearly any new computer will work for playing StarCraft.

The RAM requirement of 4gb is easily met, but 2gb is enough to meet the minimum requirements.

Windows System Requirements

Minimum:
  • Operating System: Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10
  • Processor: Intel® Pentium® D or AMD™ Athlon™ 64 X2
  • Graphics Processing Unit: NVIDIA® GeForce; 6800 (256 MB) or ATI™ Radeon™ X1600 Pro (256 MB) or better
  • Memory (RAM): 2 GB RAM
  • Storage space: 8 GB HD space
  • Input: Keyboard and mouse
  • Screen resolution: 1024 x 768 minimum display resolution
Recommended:
  • Operating System: Windows® 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 (2.4 GHz) or AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ (2.6 GHz) or better
  • Graphics Processing Unit: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT (512 MB) or ATI Radeon HD 4850 (512 MB) or better
  • Memory (RAM): 4 GB RAM
  • Storage space: 8 GB HD space
  • Input: Keyboard and mouse
  • Screen resolution: 1024 x 768 minimum display resolution

Best Windows PCs for StarCraft

These computers meet the recommended system requirements and let you enjoy the game on high graphics settings without lag and stutter.

CyberpowerPC GXiVR8040A12
CyberpowerPC GXiVR8040A12
$1,169.99
SkyTech Nebula
SkyTech Nebula
ST-NEBULA-0500-B-AM
$999.99
$849.99
HP Envy
HP Envy
319Q4AAABA
$1,503.00
$1,199.99
HP Pavilion
HP Pavilion
TG01-2460
$1,314.99
$799.99
MSI Aegis RS
MSI Aegis RS
AERS13NUE450
$1,999.00
$1,899.99
Alienware Aurora R14 Liquid Cooled
Alienware Aurora R14 Liquid Cooled
AWAUR14-A771BLK-PUS
$2,299.97
$2,199.00
SkyTech Shadow
SkyTech Shadow
ST-SHADOW4-0605-B-AM
$1,199.99
SkyTech Nebula
SkyTech Nebula
ST-NEBULA-0515-B-AM
$899.99
$799.99
HP Pavilion
HP Pavilion
TG01-2022
$759.99
$600.00
Lenovo IdeaCentre
Lenovo IdeaCentre
5
$1,089.00
iBUYPOWER Pro
iBUYPOWER Pro
PB-848604044712
$769.99
CyberpowerPC GXiVR8080A34
CyberpowerPC GXiVR8080A34
$3,399.99
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Budget Windows PCs for StarCraft

These cheaper options meet the minimum system requirements stated by the developer. You may need to lower the graphics settings or the in-game resolution to run the game smoothly.

SkyTech Chronos Mini
SkyTech Chronos Mini
ST-CHRONOSMINI-0154
$599.99
HP Pavilion
HP Pavilion
$598.00
$528.00
HP Pavilion
HP Pavilion
TG01-2003W
$588.00
$516.32
HP Pavilion
HP Pavilion
28K6AAABA
$699.00
$582.71
Intel NUC 9 NUC9i5QNX 6
Intel NUC 9 NUC9i5QNX 6
BXNUC9i5QNX1
$1,299.99
$599.99
HP Pavilion
HP Pavilion
TG01-2003w
$574.88
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Updated on June 9, 2023.
These recommendations are based on technical details and requirements. We can't guarantee that the game will run on every computer.