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These Are the Civilization V System Requirements

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Are you ready for Civ?

Civilization V is aimed at pleasing fans of the series, especially those who have been with the franchise from the very beginning on the computer.

While technologically, it's no Crysis 2, but it's still worth taking a look at the system requirements to see if you're going to be able to run it well with settings turned all the way up.

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: Initial installation requires 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.

Internet Connection and acceptance of Steam™ Subscriber Agreement required for activation.

Want to know more about how Civilization V plays? Read RPS's previews here.

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    Enc0de , 11 August 2010 20:53
    "1.8 GHz Quad Core CPU" - Is there such a thing exist?
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    silverblue , 11 August 2010 21:21
    Sure - Phenom X4 9150e. My triple core would be fine though, 3x2.6GHz.
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    tstebbens , 11 August 2010 21:23
    Dang. Beat me to it silverblue
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    silverblue , 11 August 2010 21:27
    I wouldn't recommend the 9150e though... ;)