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League of Legends - What you will need to know

Requirements check for League of Legends - full specifications. Can I run it? Can I have a smooth game experience with my current PC gaming setup? we'll cover that in the following paragraphs.


We got you covered - after you've read the system requirements below, you will know if your gaming PC will be able to run or not the game.


What we will cover in our guide


So, you're interested in League of Legends. On this page we will we covering all the information we have on it - from gaming minimum requirements to recommended requirements for a smooth gaming experience, videos and comments for the game.

Will League of Legends run on an Intel or AMD CPU? Do I need an NVIDIA GTX gpu to run it or a Radeon? Is the game Ryzen compatible?

What is League of Legends ?


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League of Legends is a video game developed by Riot Games, published by Riot Games, released on 27 - 10 - 2009 It falls under the following genre categories : MOBA


Can I run League of Legends ?


If you were wondering "Can I run League of Legends on my PC?", we will help you to get the answer.

Further on, we will explain what are the minimum and recommended PC gaming system requirements ( otherwise known as sys req ) for League of Legends

In order to be able to run League of Legends at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than 2 GHz processor (supporting SSE2 instruction set or higher), more than 1 GB RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista and newer), a GPU that is better ranked than Shader version 2.0 capable video card , while the PC system is running on Windows XP (Service Pack 3 ONLY), Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 .

If you really want to enjoy League of Legends at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as 3 GHz processor, more than 2 GB of RAM (4 GB of RAM for Windows Vista and higher), a GPU that performs better than Nvidia GeForce 8800/AMD Radeon HD 5670 or equivalent video card (Dedicated GPU with 512MB or higher Video Memory(VRAM)) , while the PC system is running on Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10 with the latest service pack installed, .

Check game system requirements for League of Legends


In order to have a clearer view of what the game need in order to run, we created 2 simple lists which you can consult quickly to see if your PC gaming setup is good enough for the League of Legends.

League of Legends Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run League of Legends. Some of them are necessary for the game to run but a part of them are not that important. If you meet the necessary ones, those will do. You can see which are which in the table below. Just remember these are the minimum specs to run League of Legends

Necessary PC requirements

CPU 2 GHz processor (supporting SSE2 instruction set or higher)
RAM 1 GB RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista and newer)
GPU Shader version 2.0 capable video card
DX DirectX v9.0c or better
Operating system Windows XP (Service Pack 3 ONLY), Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10
Storage 8 GB available hard disk space

Optional requirements

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection -
Screen resolution Screen resolutions up to 1920x1200


Recommended PC specs for League of Legends

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play League of Legends the best frame rate. Again, some of them are necessary for the game but a part of them are not that important. You can see which are which in the table below:

Necessary requirements


Optional

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


League of Legends Information Card

Developer
Riot Games
Publisher
Riot Games
Genres
MOBA
Release Date:
27 - 10 - 2009