Here are the minimum system requirements to run Europa Universalis III smoothly and efficiently without any crash, freeze, slowness etc. on any computer;
Minimum System Requirements:
CPU: 1.9GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon processor or equivalent RAM: 512 MB RAM (1.0 GB RAM is highly recommended)GPU: 128MB Video Card with Hardware T&L and support for Pixelshader 2.0 or betterDirectX: DirectX9.0cOS: Windows® 2000 (with Service pack 1 or higher) or Windows® XP (Home/Professional/Media Edition) with Service Pack 2HDD: At least 1GB of free hard drive space to accommodate game files and saved games. This does not include any space used by the Windows® swap file.Sound Card: DirectX7 compatible sound card
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