7.69
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Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition is a remaster of the classic real-time strategy game from Ensemble Studios. Expect enhanced audio and visuals, high resolution support, all released content and enhanced online multiplayer.
Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition System Requirements
28 Aug 2020 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 version 18362.0 or higher
  • Processor: Intel i3-2105 @ 3.1GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 973 with an average CPU Passmark score of 3735 or better
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GT 430, Radeon HD 5570, or Intel HD 4400 with an average Passmark G3D Mark of 570 or better
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 42 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: 2 GB VRAM
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 version 18362.0 or higher
  • Processor: Intel i5-3300 @ 3.0GHz or AMD FX-8350 or equivalent with an average CPU Passmark score of 4100 or better
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 980 or Radeon R9 Fury or equivalent with an average Passmark G3D Mark of 9500 or better
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 42 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: 4 GB VRAM
PC System Analysis For Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition Requirements
Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition requires at least a Radeon R9 FURY 4GB or GeForce GTX 980 4GB to meet recommended requirements running on high graphics setting, with 1080p resolution. This hardware should achieve 60FPS. Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition needs a Radeon HD 5570 1024MB graphics card to play on low settings, with a Core i3-2105 3.1GHz or Phenom II X4 955 processor to reach the minimum specs, achieving 30FPS on 1080p monitor res. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 11 or Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition won’t run. To summarise, Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition needs around a 6 year old PC to play at recommended settings.
FPS System Benchmark
71 FPS
High
Graphics Card
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8.2
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System Requirements Report for Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition
Graphics Settings: High

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Graphics [1920 x 1080]
RAM
16GB
9.9
This system has no obvious bottleneck for this game
Performance Report
Processor
Intel
Core i3-2105 3.1GHz
AMD
Phenom II X4 955
Graphics
Nvidia
GeForce GT 430
AMD
Radeon HD 5570 1024MB
RAM
8GB
Processor
Intel
AMD
Graphics
Nvidia
AMD
RAM
0MB
Processor
Intel
Core i5-3330 3.0GHz
AMD
FX-8350
Graphics
Nvidia
GeForce GTX 980 4GB
AMD
Radeon R9 FURY 4GB
RAM
16GB
Max Playable Resolutions at 30 FPS
Graphics Setting Low Medium High Ultra
Resolution 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Projected FPS Analysis
Screen Resolution
CPU
3
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GFX
Radeon R9 FURY 4GB [1920 x 1080]
7.5
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RAM
16GB
9.9
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
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Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition PC Release Date:

15 Oct 2020

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Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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55%
Graphics Card
9%
RAM
12GB
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