Total War: Rome II system specs released

Minimum specification requires a 2GHz dual core processor, 2GB RAM, and a 512MB graphics card.


Creative Assembly has released the minimum and recommended system specs for the upcoming PC historical strategy sim Total War: Rome II.

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The minimum specs for the game have been designed to stay the same as predecessor Shogun 2's, requiring only a 512MB graphics card, 2GB of RAM, and a 2GHz dual core processor.

  • OS: XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8
  • Processor: 2GHz Intel Dual Core processor / 2.6 GHz Intel Single Core processor
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Graphics: 512MB DirectX 9.0c compatible card (shader model 3, vertex texture fetch support).
  • DirectX: 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 35GB HD space
  • Screen Resolution: 1024x768

Meanwhile, the full recommended specs require a slightly loftier rig:

  • OS: Windows 7/Windows 8
  • Processor: 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 processor (or greater)
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1024MB DirectX 11 compatible graphics card.
  • DirectX: 11
  • Hard Drive: 35GB HD space
  • Screen Resolution: 1920x1080

Total War: Rome II will be released worldwide on September 3. Creative Assembly says the game notched up six times more preorders in its first week than Shogun 2..

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