Age of Empires I
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Age of Empires is an epic real-time strategy game spanning 10,000 years, in which players are the guiding spirit in the evolution of small stone age tribes. Starting with minimal resources, players are challenged to build their tribes into great civilizations. Gamers can choose from one of several ways to win the game, including: world domination by conquering enemy civilizations, exploration of the known world and economic victory through the accumulation of wealth. Age of Empires was developed by Ensemble Studios and features the expertise of Bruce Shelley, co-designer of the hit strategy game Civilization.
Age of Empires I System Requirements
26 Apr 2012 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum CPU Class Required
  • Pentium
  • Minimum OS Class Required
  • Windows 95
  • Minimum RAM Required
  • 16 MB
  • Media Type
  • CD-ROM
  • Minimum CD-ROM Drive Speed Required
  • 2X
  • Minimum DirectX Version Required
  • DirectX 5
  • Video Modes Supported
  • Full screen, SVGA/XGA (640*480), SVGA/XGA (800*600)
  • Minimum Video Memory Required
  • 1 MB
  • Input Devices Supported
  • Keyboard, Mouse
  • Multiplayer Options
  • Internet, LAN, Modem
  • Number of Players: Offline
  • 1-2 Players
  • Number of Players: Online
  • 8 Players
  • Hard disk space
  • 130 MB
  • 4X CD-ROM drive speed required for videos
  • Windows NT requires 25 MB RAM.
 

Recommended Requirements

  • Processor: Intel Pentium III / AMD Athlon MP
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon Xpress 1200 Series or NVIDIA GeForce 6200 LE
  • System Memory: 64 MB RAM
  • Storage: 128 MB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 8 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For Age of Empires I Requirements
Age of Empires I requires at least a Radeon Xpress 1200 Series or GeForce 6200 LE to meet recommended requirements running on high graphics setting, with 1080p resolution. This hardware should achieve 60FPS. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 8 or Age of Empires I won’t run. In short you need a 16 year old PC for best Age of Empires I performance.
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Age of Empires I PC Release Date:

26 Oct 1997

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Any idea if this game is going to get an HD release?

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The system requirements are completely wrong lol.


Minimum Requirements:
Intel Pentium 90MHz
16MB RAM (24MB for Windows NT)
1MB VRAM (SVGA 2D video card + SVGA compatible monitor)
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If this game doesn't have a 60 FPS limit, you can easily get 80 FPS on highest settings (1024x768), even with the terrible Intel 915 Graphics.

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This is an old pc. My pc is broken. i have on that pc Intel core 2 duo 36470 2.21 ghz 2 GB ram ddram2 Nvidia geforce 9800GT 512 MB 1500 MHZ 160 gb HDD.

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If you have GeForce 9800 GT + Core 2 Duo, you can run this on highest settings with 200+ FPS.

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I have 1 000 fps in this game :D

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if i put it on low i will get 100000 fps?

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nope, you will get 200000000000000 fps

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Can I run it with over 9000 fps? :p

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Nope you can run it in 10000 fps :D

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So over 9000? yay, i will be using that meme when I play it xD

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İt can get lagy play it in low :D

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Would i be able to run this with an average FPS of >24?

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You joking you can run this game at 300 fps :D

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Yup, you can easily run this game.

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lowest settings @ 30000 fps hehe

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hehehe

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seriously give it a try :P

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Hey , take a look on my profile photo , is my pc

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ok :p

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You can't run it, you need DX17 to do so.

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wat for me

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low to medium @ 23434 fps XD XD XD

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hahaa

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