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Marathon features action-heavy, first-person shooter gameplay similar to Doom and other contemporaries, and the game is renowned for having an intricate story line that is also an essential element of its gameplay, whereas most similar games devote minimal attention to plot for the sake of faster, simpler, more action-oriented gameplay
Marathon GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Marathon GPU Analysis
Comparing Marathon PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Marathon is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 1.5.

Marathon makes use of DX9.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Marathon, 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 Marathon

We are advised that 17 year old graphics cards should be able to run Marathon , 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 Marathon graphics card requirements chart below.