Age of Mythology: Minimum system requirements

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This article contains a list of the minimum system requirements for Microsoft Age of Mythology and Microsoft Age of Mythology: The Titans.

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The minimum system requirements for Age of Mythology are:
  • One of the following operating systems:
    • Microsoft Windows 98
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
    • Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Microsoft Windows XP

      Note Microsoft Windows 95 and Microsoft Windows NT are not supported.
  • 128 megabytes (MB) of RAM.
  • Approximately 1.5 gigabytes (GB) of available hard-disk space.
  • 16 MB 3D video card is required; 32 MB video card is recommended.
  • DirectX 8.0-compatible sound card with speakers or headphones.
  • Multimedia computer with a Pentium 450 megahertz (MHz)-or-higher processor.
  • 4x CD-ROM.
  • Microsoft Mouse or other compatible pointing device.
The following hardware is optional:
  • A 56-kilobits-per-second (kbps) modem for multiplayer games with one to four players.
  • Broadband or local area network (LAN) for multiplayer games with five or more players.
The minimum system requirements for Age of Mythology: The Titans are:
  • One of the following operating systems
    • Windows 98
    • Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
    • Windows 2000
    • Windows XP
  • Multimedia computer with a Pentium 450 MHz-or-higher processor.
  • 128 MB of RAM.
  • 16 MB 3D video card.
  • Approximately 450 MB of available hard-disk space.
  • 32x CD-ROM Drive.
  • 56.6 kbps or better for Internet play.

Supported video hardware

Age of Mythology requires a minimum of 16 MB of memory for video display. Additionally, Age of Mythology must pass a system check when you startthe game. If the game does not pass a system check, you receive the following error message:
This graphics card is not supported by Age of Mythology.
If your video hardware is classified as "supported," Age of Mythology is expected to work with that hardware. If your hardware is not supported, contact Microsoft Help and Support. See the following "Unsupported video hardware" section for details about unsupported hardware.

Unsupported video hardware

 The following video hardware was not supported at the time that Microsoft Age of Mythology: Gold Edition was released.
  • 3dfx
    • Voodoo Banshee
    • Voodoo 2
    • Voodoo 1
    • Voodoo_Rush(Macronix based reference board)
    • Voodoo_Rush(Alliance AT25/AT3D based reference board)
  • 3D Labs
    • Glint_300SX
    • Glint_500TX
    • Glint_Delta
    • Permedia
    • Glint_MX
    • Gamma
    • P2S(ST)
    • R3
    • R4
    • G2
  • ATI
    • RAGE PRO
    • RAGE IIC AGP
    • RAGE IIC PCI
    • RAGE II+
    • RAGE II
    • RAGE MOBILITY M/M1/P (RAGE XL based)
    • RAGE LT-PRO (RAGE PRO based)
    • RAGE LT (RAGE II based)
  • Chromatic Research
    • All manufactured hardware
  • Cirrus Logic
    • CL6729
    • CL5446
    • CL5462
    • CL5464
    • CL5465
    • CL4610
    • CL4614
    • Other Cirrus Logic-manufactured hardware
  • Intel
    • 740
  • Matrox
    • G200 AGP
    • G200 PCI
    • G100 AGP
    • G100 PCI
    • Millennium2 AGP
    • Millennium2 PCI
    • Millennium
    • Mystique
  • Neo-Magic
    • All manufactured hardware
  • Number9
    • All manufactured hardware
  • Oak Technologies
    • All manufactured hardware
  • Rendition
    • Verite 1000
    • Verite 2100
    • Verite 2200
    • Other Rendition-manufactured hardware
  • S3
    • Savage2000
    • Virge_VX
    • Virge_MX/MV
    • Virge_MX+
    • Virge_MX
    • Virge_GX2
    • Virge_DX/GX
    • Trio64V2_DX/GX
    • Trio64UV+
    • Aurora64V+
    • Aurora128
    • VIA/S3G UniChrome
  • STB (nVidia)
    • Riva 128
    • Other STB-manufactured hardware
  • Texas Instruments(3D Labs)
    • Permedia1
  • Tseng Labs
    • All manufactured hardware
  • VIA
    • Savage2000
    • Virge_VX
    • Virge_MX/MV
    • Virge_MX+
    • Virge_MX
    • Virge_GX2
    • Virge_DX/GX
    • Trio64V2_DX/GX
    • Trio64UV+
    • Aurora64V+
    • Aurora128

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Article ID: 331403 - Last Review: March 6, 2013 - Revision: 1.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Age of Mythology
  • Microsoft Age of Mythology Gold
  • Microsoft Age of Mythology: The Titans
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