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[Mac] Diablo III System Requirements & Client FAQ

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Greetings Mac Community!

Below you will find information for the Mac client such as:

This thread will be stickied for convenience. This will be a living document, so please check back from time to time for additional updates.
Edited by Machkhan on 1/6/2013 2:57 PM PST
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System Requirements
    Mac Minimum System Requirements:
    10.7.x (Latest Version)[/li]
  • Intel® Core 2 Duo
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600M GT or ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 or better
  • 12 GB available HD space
  • 2 GB system RAM
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Broadband Internet connection**
  • 1024x768 minimum display resolution

  • Mac Recommended System Specifications
  • Mac® OS X 10.9.x (Latest Version)
  • Intel® Core 2 Duo
  • 2 GB of system RAM or greater
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M or ATI Radeon™ HD 4670 or better

*Special Note: Mac OS X 10.6 users with Intel HD 3000 chipsets will need to upgrade to Mac OS X Lion (10.7.x) to play Diablo III due to driver bug issues. To learn more about this, please read the Diablo III Software Incompatibilities support article.

**Note: Be advised that some wireless connections do not meet the minimums required to be a true Broadband Internet connection. Wireless results may vary.
Edited by Machkhan on 3/9/2014 1:29 PM PDT
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Unsupported Video Cards/Chipsets

Below, you will find a list of unsupported graphics cards.
  • Intel GMA 950
  • Intel GMA X3100
  • ATI Radeon X1600
  • ATI Radeon X1900
  • NVidia Geforce 7300
  • NVidia Geforce 7600
  • NVidia Quadro FX4500

Note: The Intel HD3000 (NOT X3100) is only working properly on 10.7.4 because of driver issues.
Note: The ATI Radeon 2400 is below minimum requirements, so performance might be an issue.

All other cards are supported. This means that we will do our best to fix issues, including performance, with those cards.
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Display Mode/Resolution Changes
    The resolutions do not represent display modes any more. The native display mode is used. If your desktop uses your monitor native resolution then the game doesn't change it. You can choose at which resolution the game will be rendered. Diablo III tries to figure out the native resolution and generates 10 resolutions based on that.

    For example: If your resolution uses 1920 x 1080, 16:9 ratio; it will offer resolutions based on the same ratio aspect:
    • 1066x600 (wide)
    • 1180x664 (wide)
    • 1284x772 (wide)
    • 1380x776 (wide)
    • 1468x826 (wide)
    • 1552x874 (wide)
    • 1632x918 (wide)
    • 1710x962 (wide)
    • 1782x1002 (wide)
    • 1920x1080 (wide)

If you have issues with resolutions not being generated correctly, please try reverting to the older display mode, where it is limited but the current resolution of your OS.
    1. Make sure Diablo III is closed.
    2. Open Terminal (/Applications/Utilities)
    3. Copy/Paste the following command:
    defaults write com.blizzard.diablo3 DesktopModeIsDefault 14. Press Return. (There should be no output if done correctly)
    5. Exit Terminal.

This should now allow you to display resolutions based on your current OS resolution.
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