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The glorious high-definition (HD) chaos continues in Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter, the highly anticipated arcade action FPS sequel to the Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter.
Developed by Croteam and powered by the Serious Engine 3, Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter combines spectacularly enhanced visuals, including more polygons, higher resolution textures and more special effects like hippy and kid’s mode, with trademark frantic gameplay for a non-stop action.
Featuring single-play, survival and cooperative play and mixed with brilliantly updated visuals, the game continues your battle against Mental’s army with the classic over-the-top action, crazy humor and horror from the golden age of first-person shooters.
Combined with intense versus and team modes for up to 16 players and in over 18 multiplayer maps, demo recording option, spectators and dedicated server support, Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter is a worthy successor to the original masterpiece.
Serious Sam: The Second Encounter HD GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Serious Sam: The Second Encounter HD GPU Analysis
Comparing Serious Sam: The Second Encounter HD PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Serious Sam: The Second Encounter HD is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 10 or OpenGL 3.3.

Serious Sam: The Second Encounter HD makes use of DX9.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Serious Sam: The Second Encounter HD, aim to have a GPU that has at least 512 MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Serious Sam: The Second Encounter HD

We are advised that 12 year old graphics cards should be able to run Serious Sam: The Second Encounter HD , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Serious Sam: The Second Encounter HD graphics card requirements chart below.