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Penumbra: Black Plague is the second installment of the Penumbra series of episodic computer games developed by Swedish developer Frictional Games. The story continues from the previous episode, Penumbra: Overture, showing the protagonist Philip moving away from the abandoned mine setting of the original to explore an underground research base. Black Plague was released on February 12, 2008 to generally favourable reviews from critics. Although originally intended to conclude the series, a further expansion called Penumbra: Requiem was released later that year.
Penumbra: Black Plague GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Penumbra: Black Plague GPU Analysis
Comparing Penumbra: Black Plague PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Penumbra: Black Plague is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 10 or OpenGL 3.2.

Penumbra: Black Plague makes use of DX9.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Penumbra: Black Plague, 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 Penumbra: Black Plague

We are advised that 10 year old graphics cards should be able to run Penumbra: Black Plague , 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 Penumbra: Black Plague graphics card requirements chart below.