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Age of Empires III - What you will need to know

Requirements check for Age of Empires III - full specifications. Can I run it? Can I have a smooth game experience with my current PC gaming setup? we'll cover that in the following paragraphs.


We got you covered - after you've read the system requirements below, you will know if your gaming PC will be able to run or not the game.


What we will cover in our guide


So, you're interested in Age of Empires III. On this page we will we covering all the information we have on it - from gaming minimum requirements to recommended requirements for a smooth gaming experience, videos and comments for the game.

Will Age of Empires III run on an Intel or AMD CPU? Do I need an NVIDIA GTX gpu to run it or a Radeon? Is the game Ryzen compatible?

What is Age of Empires III ?


Age of Empires III - System requirements - Game cover
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Age of Empires III is a video game developed by Ensemble Studios, published by Xbox Game Studios, released on 18 - 10 - 2005 It falls under the following genre categories : Strategy RTS


Can I run Age of Empires III ?


If you were wondering "Can I run Age of Empires III on my PC?", we will help you to get the answer.

Further on, we will explain what are the minimum and recommended PC gaming system requirements ( otherwise known as sys req ) for Age of Empires III

In order to be able to run Age of Empires III at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 2.0 GHz, more than 2 GB RAM, a GPU that is better ranked than 64 MB NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or ATI Radeon X1300 , while the PC system is running on Windows XP .

If you really want to enjoy Age of Empires III at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 2.0 GHz, more than 2 GB RAM, a GPU that performs better than 64 MB NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or ATI Radeon X1300 , while the PC system is running on Windows XP, .

Check game system requirements for Age of Empires III


In order to have a clearer view of what the game need in order to run, we created 2 simple lists which you can consult quickly to see if your PC gaming setup is good enough for the Age of Empires III.

Age of Empires III Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run Age of Empires III. Some of them are necessary for the game to run but a part of them are not that important. If you meet the necessary ones, those will do. You can see which are which in the table below. Just remember these are the minimum specs to run Age of Empires III

Necessary PC requirements

CPU Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 2.0 GHz
RAM 2 GB RAM
GPU 64 MB NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or ATI Radeon X1300
DX DirectX 9.0c
Operating system Windows XP
Storage 12 GB HD space

Optional requirements

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


Recommended PC specs for Age of Empires III

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play Age of Empires III the best frame rate. Again, some of them are necessary for the game but a part of them are not that important. You can see which are which in the table below:

Necessary requirements


Optional

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


Age of Empires III Information Card

Developer
Ensemble Studios
Publisher
Xbox Game Studios
Genres
Strategy RTS
Release Date:
18 - 10 - 2005