Here are the minimum system requirements to run Rome: Total War smoothly and efficiently without any crash, freeze, slowness etc. on any computer;
Minimum System Requirements:
CPU: Pentium III 1.0GHz or Athlon 1.0GHz processor or higherRAM: 256MB RAMGPU: 64MB Hardware Accelerated video card with Shader 1 support and the latest drivers, Must be 100% DirectX® 9.0b compatibleDirectX: DirectX® 9.0bOS: Microsoft® Windows® 2000/XPHDD: 2.9GB of uncompressed free hard disk space (plus 500MB for Windows swap file)Sound Card: 100% DirectX® 9.0c compatible 16-bit sound card and latest drivers
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