Half-Life 2
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1998. Half-Life sends a shock through the game industry with its combination of pounding action and continuous, immersive storytelling. Valve's debut title wins more than 50 game-of-the-year awards on its way to being named "Best PC Game Ever" by PC Gamer.
NOW. By taking the suspense, challenge and visceral charge of the original, and adding startling new realism and responsiveness, Half-Life 2 opens the door to a world where the player's presence affects everything around him, from the physical environment to the behaviors, and even emotions, of both friends and enemies.
The player again picks up the crowbar of research scientist Gordon Freeman, who finds himself on an alien-infested Earth being picked to the bone, its resources depleted, its populace dwindling. Freeman is thrust into the unenviable role of rescuing the world from the wrong he unleashed back at Black Mesa. And a lot of people he cares about are counting on him.
Half-Life 2 System Requirements
 

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  • Processor: Intel Pentium III 1200Mhz / AMD Athlon XP 1500+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon 9000 Series 64MB or NVIDIA GeForce 2 MX 64MB
  • System Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Storage: 4.5 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 8 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For Half-Life 2 Requirements
You need a Pentium III 1200Mhz or Athlon XP 1500+ processor coupled with a GeForce 2 MX 64MB to run Half-Life 2 system requirements at recommended. You can expect to get around 60FPS at 1080p screen res on high graphics settings with this hardware. System memory required for Half-Life 2 is 256 MB performance memory. Recommended needs around a 21 year old PC to run.
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Half-Life 2 PC Release Date:

16 Nov 2004

Alternative Game Tags: Half Life 2, Gordon Freeman, Black Mesa, Combine, Valve, City 17, 2004, hl2
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Can I run it? And at what settings? FPS?

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Hmmmmm… Not sure if I can run this…

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"You can't. " :D

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Can i max this

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The only PC that I have that can't run this is my old:
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Probably need to update it to DX 8 or so.

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Can i max it with those specs with good fps (60+) ?
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At 1280x014 you will have to disable HDR and AA will be disabled. But you should be able to achieve what your aiming for.

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Thx +1 :)

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Thankyou :)

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sorry but, can i run it?

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You can max it out if that's your real resolution.

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This is the best game I have ever played, and nothing even comes close (except the fallout series, even the first 2, but still not as good). The graphics are great, the gameplay is amazing and the mods that followed (Like CS:s) were just amazing. If half life 3 comes out (IT WILL), I will run down my street naked with We are The Champions blaring from my car speakers, then upload it to YouTube.

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too low reqs for a game with nice graphics!

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I agree, although on low graphics it looks pretty bad.

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could I run it on high and have a good fps?

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keep medium settings for better fps

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all right,thanks

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i think you can max it!

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Everybody on this page can max it ;D

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of course mate :) max.

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Thats a BEAST RIG!!! "thatcoolguy3451"

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