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The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth is a PC real-time strategy game developed by EA Los Angeles. It is based on Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, in turn based on J. R. R. Tolkien's original novel. The game uses short video clips from the movies and a number of the voice actors, including the hobbits and wizards. It uses the SAGE engine from Command & Conquer: Generals and was released on December 6, 2004. The sequel, The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II, was released on March 2, 2006. The online servers of The Battle for Middle Earth was permanently closed on December 31, 2010 by EA Games, due to the expiration of The Lord of the Rings gaming rights."[3] The game is no longer in sale and not available for online play, however it is still possible to use multiplay function of the game via Virtual private network programs.
The Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth GPU Performance Comparison Graph

The Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth GPU Analysis
Comparing The Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that The Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 1.5.

The Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth makes use of DX9.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on The Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth, aim to have a GPU that has at least 128 MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play The Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth

We are advised that 16 year old graphics cards should be able to run The Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth , 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 The Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth graphics card requirements chart below.