Populous GPU Analysis
Comparing Populous PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Populous is going to need a graphics card that is capable of .

To get the best visual graphical experience on Populous, aim to have a GPU that has at least 0MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Populous

We are advised that -49 year old graphics cards should be able to run Populous, 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 Populous graphics card requirements chart below.