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GTA III is set in modern Liberty City, a fictional metropolitan city. The game follows a nameless criminal who was betrayed by his girlfriend in a bank heist, and is required to work his way up the crime ladder of the city before confronting her. GTA III is composed of elements from driving games and third-person shooters, and like its predecessors, implements sandbox-like gameplay, where the player is given the freedom to explore a large city, complete missions, commit criminal acts, or complete side missions.
Grand Theft Auto III GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Grand Theft Auto III GPU Analysis
Comparing Grand Theft Auto III PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Grand Theft Auto III is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 7 or OpenGL 1.2.

Grand Theft Auto III makes use of DX8.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Grand Theft Auto III, aim to have a GPU that has at least 32 MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Grand Theft Auto III

We are advised that 19 year old graphics cards should be able to run Grand Theft Auto III , 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 Grand Theft Auto III graphics card requirements chart below.