Here are the minimum system requirements to run Sid Meier's Pirates! smoothly and efficiently without any crash, freeze, slowness etc. on any computer;
Minimum System Requirements:
CPU: Pentium 1.0 GHz or higher RAM: 256 MB RAMGPU: 64 MB video card with Hardware T&L support device should be compatible with DirectX version 9.0b or higher. DirectX: DirectX version 9.0b or higherOS: Windows 98/Me/2000/XP HDD: 1.2 GB Free Sound Card: Windows 98/Me/2000/XP-compatible sound card (device should be compatible with DirectX version 9.0b or higher.)
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