Civilization V minimum and recommended system requirements posted

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 7 August 2010 15:28 GMT

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Fireaxis has posted the minimum and recommended system requirements for Civilization V.

Hit the page fold to see if you can run it.

Minimum System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows XP SP3/ Windows® Vista SP2/ Windows® 7
  • Processor: Dual Core CPU
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Hard Disk Space: 8 GB Free
  • DVD-ROM Drive: Required for disc-based installation
  • Video: 256 MB ATI HD2600 XT or better, 256 MB nVidia 7900 GS or better, or Core i3 or better integrated graphics
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
  • DirectX: DirectX version 9.0c

Recommended System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows Vista SP2/ Windows 7
  • Processor: 1.8 GHz Quad Core CPU
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Hard Disk Space: 8 GB Free
  • DVD-ROM Drive: Required for disc-based installation
  • Video: 512 MB ATI 4800 series or better, 512 MB nVidia 9800 series or better
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
  • DirectX: DirectX version 11

Other Requirements: One-time Internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, Microsoft Visual C++2008 Runtime Libraries and Microsoft DirectX.

So there you have it. Nothing harsh at all, really.

CIV V is out September 21 and 24 in the US and UK, respectively, and a demo is expected sometime next month before release.

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