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Rome: Total War (often abbreviated to RTW or Rome) is a critically acclaimed strategy game composed of both turn-based strategy and real-time tactics, in which the player fights historical and fictitious battles set during late Roman Republic and early Roman Empire (270 BC – AD 14). The game was developed by The Creative Assembly and released on September 20, 2004.It is the third game of The Creative Assembly's Total War series.Total War has been critically acclaimed by many reviewers who regard it as one of the best strategy games of 2004, winning numerous awards and high scores from gaming websites and magazines alike. The review aggregator Game Rankings shows an average of 91.7% from 65 major critic reviews, with 48 reviews at 90% or higher.
Rome: Total War GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Rome: Total War GPU Analysis
Comparing Rome: Total War PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Rome: Total War is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 10 or OpenGL 2.1.

Rome: Total War makes use of DX9.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Rome: Total War, aim to have a GPU that has at least 512 MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Rome: Total War

We are advised that 12 year old graphics cards should be able to run Rome: Total War , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Rome: Total War graphics card requirements chart below.