- RuneScape Wiki
- Minimum requirements
- Java Runtime Environment.
Please note; the minimum version of Java required to run RuneScape is 1.6, update 10.
- 512 MB RAM
- 1Ghz CPU
- For DirectX or OpenGL graphics: 128MB 3D Graphics Card (i.e. Nvidia® GeForce™ 4 or above, or ATI 9800 or above)
To find out what hardware you have please follow the steps below:
Click Start, then type DxDiag into the search bar that appears and press Enter.
- The Processor in your computer will be listed in the tab titled ‘System’
- The Video Card in your computer will be listed in the tab titled ‘Display 1’
- Click the Apple logo – this will often be in either the top left or top right hand corner of your desktop. Click ‘About this mac’.
- The Processor in your computer will then be listed.
- Then click ‘More info...’. In the window that appears next, click Graphics/Displays.
- The Video Card in your computer will then be listed.
|What kind of desktop/laptop do you have?||Processor||Graphics card||Display mode||Video settings||Max resolution|
|Belongs in a history museum||Most Intel Pentium and AMD processors around 1.6GHz||SiS, Matrox, Intel GMA series, Intel HD series, Via Chrome, GeForce 4, ATI 9xxxx||To use with Safe Mode||Low. Please note that whilst this hardware is compatible with Runescape, you might experience a degraded quality of the game, such as video stutter or lag||800*600|
|Not bad||Intel Pentium Dual Core or Intel Core 2 Duo / AMD A series or C series or E series||ATI Radeon Mobility, Radeon Xseries, nVidia M and Go series||OpenGL or DirectX||Low or Medium. Ground Blending, Decoration and Mouse Features only on High setting, everything else on Low||1280*1024|
|Kinda awesome||All Intel Pentium, i3, i5, i7 or AMD processors, Intel Atom, Intel Celeron, Via Chipset||Most ATI HD and nVidia video cards (excluding M / Mobile or Go)||OpenGL or DirectX||Low, Medium or High. Particles set to medium. Water detail set to low. Shadows set to static.||1280*1024|
|Epic!||Intel i3 or i5 or i7 / AMD Athlon X2 or better||ATI Radeon HD (non M or Mobility) / nVidia GeForce 1xx/2xx/3xx/4xx/5xx/6xx (excluding M / Mobile or Go)||To use the display modes OpenGL or DirectX||Graphic Details on High. All options turned on except for Anti-aliasing and Bloom||1920*1080|
Jagex does not currently offer support towards Linux OS. However, there is a very informative thread on our forums dedicated to Linux users, with plenty of useful tips and tricks for running RuneScape with Linux.
No longer supported
The following operating systems are no longer officially supported by RuneScape, and you may not be able to play if using them:
- Microsoft Windows 95
- Microsoft Windows 98
- Microsoft Windows ME
- Mac OSX 10.4
- Mac OSX 10.5 32bit – If you have a 64bit version of OSX 10.5, please use our downloadable client.
Both of these version of OSX have been discontinued by Apple for a long time and unfortunately they no-longer provide new versions of Java for them.
|Game Guide||Support Centre|
|All you need to know, and more, about the game world. How to get started and how to develop your character.||Need help with your account? Perhaps the game won't run for you? Help can be found here.|
|Scribbles & Sketches||The Community Hub|
|Artwork, fan fiction and arts and crafts are found in this section.||Confused by templates or want to contribute but not sure what to do? Check here for details on the RuneScape Wiki editing community.|
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