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This article lists the minimum system requirements to run Microsoft Dungeon Siege II. Additionally, this article discusses the graphics hardware that is supported or unsupported in Dungeon Siege II.
You can use the DirectX Diagnostic Tool to look up the system information. To do this, follow these steps:
Minimum system requirements for Dungeon Siege II
Supported graphics hardwareTo play Dungeon Siege II, your graphics hardware must have access to a minimum of 32 MB of memory. Additionally, your hardware must pass a system check when you start the game. If you receive the following error message, your graphics hardware did not pass the system check, and it is not supported by Dungeon Siege II:
If your graphics hardware meets the memory requirement and passes the system check when you start Dungeon Siege II and you still experience a graphics issue, see the following article in Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Your hardware configuration is below minimum specification for Dungeon Siege II and may not run the game optimally. This is most likely because:
1) Your video hardware does not have enough memory (32MB or better).
2) Your video chipset has been detected as not supporting the features required by Dungeon Siege II.
Continuing to play may result in graphical glitches or other problems.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/902423/ )Known graphics issues in Dungeon Siege II
Unsupported graphics hardwareThe following graphics adaptors, chips, and chip sets are not supported by Dungeon Siege II.
Note The following list is organized by manufacturer.
For information about your hardware manufacturer, visit the following Web site:
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