Empire: Total War
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Command the seas, control the land, forge a new nation, and conquer the globe. Empire: Total War takes the Total War franchise to the eighteenth century Age of Enlightenment -- a time of political upheaval, military advancements, and radical thought, captured in stunning detail in Empire: Total War.
Empire: Total War introduces a host of revolutionary new features, including true 3D naval combat. For the first time in the Total War series, you will be able to intuitively command single ships or vast fleets upon seascapes rich with extraordinary water and weather effects that play a huge role in your eventual glorious success or ignominious defeat. After pummelling your enemy with cannon fire, close in to grapple their ship and prepare to board, taking control of your men as they fight hand-to-hand on the decks of these wooden behemoths.
Empire: Total War System Requirements
14 Aug 2012 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.66GHz / AMD Athlon XP 2600+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon X1600 or NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS
  • System Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Storage: 15 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win Vista 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 2.2GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4400+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 4830 512MB or NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB
  • System Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 15 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Empire: Total War Requirements
Empire: Total War requires a Radeon HD 4830 512MB graphics card with a Core 2 Duo E4500 2.2GHz or Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4400+ processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. 2 GB will also be needed to achieve the Empire: Total War rec specs and get 60FPS. Minimum RAM requirements are 1 GB system memory. Your GPU is expected to be able to deliver DirectX 9. We suggest a 15 year old PC to play smoothly.
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Empire: Total War PC Release Date:

4 Mar 2009

Alternative Game Tags: sega, creative assembly, empire total war, rts, empire: total war
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on what settings can i run it without aa & vsync xD?

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Medium.. good luck

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can i run this on low?

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yes you can and lower resolution :)

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thx. im planing to play it on 1280*720 or 1024*768.

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the only problem is my GPU
i installed it and play it with everything on low settings but it still lags.

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Yes! you can go on medium setting with no probs. :)

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Would I be able to run this game on high/ultra settings? I appreciate any responses.

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yes, without a doubt, maybe no AA

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Can I run this and at what FPS?

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I'm a bit confused. With my current rig, I should be able to play this game flawlessly. My FPS is fine, but everything looks like ass even on ultra. Looks like complete crap. Any ideas?

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I don't know how it is with AMD, but you should be able to access your graphics control panel. With Intel, you can set your card to have better performance or better quality. I'm assuming you should have a similar feature…

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Just finishing my thought, haha. It worked for me on Far Cry 3, and Rome 2. The graphics were pretty horrendous until I switched it. Hope this helps, and just look around for something like that on your card:)

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Can I run it FPS and settings please :)

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With my specs i get roughly 30fps on low medium graphics so you should be fine as long as not having HD isnt a issue for you.

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Thanks for you reply ,I ran the game it runs great without problem but I dont know why from distance the troops appear in 2d model..

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That depends on your graphics settings. Higher unit detail should get rid of that 2d model problem. Though it may lag a lot more.

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