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Rise of Nations: Gold Edition includes both the award-winning Rise of Nations and the critically acclaimed expansion pack, Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots. Rise of Nations: Thrones & Patriots, the expansion pack to the critically acclaimed, best-selling Rise of Nations, adds a barrage of new features to the original game. The expansion introduces six new nations, four unique single-player campaigns, more than 20 original units, new wonders and government types.
Rise of Nations: Gold Edition GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Rise of Nations: Gold Edition GPU Analysis
Comparing Rise of Nations: Gold Edition PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Rise of Nations: Gold Edition is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 1.5.

Rise of Nations: Gold Edition makes use of DX9.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Rise of Nations: Gold Edition, aim to have a GPU that has at least 256 MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Rise of Nations: Gold Edition

We are advised that 15 year old graphics cards should be able to run Rise of Nations: Gold Edition , 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 Rise of Nations: Gold Edition graphics card requirements chart below.