Age of Empires III System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Age of Empires III
Ensemble Studios
Xbox Game Studios
Release date:
18 October 2005 (17 years old)
Our user score:
4.7 / 5 (26 votes)

Official Age of Empires III system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Age of Empires III at minimal and recommended settings. Although these requirements are usually approximate, they can still be used to determine the indicative hardware tier needed to play the game.

PassMinimum requirements

Pass Graphics card:
64 MB NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or ATI Radeon X1300
Pass CPU:
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 2.0 GHz
Pass Memory:
File size:
12 GB HD space
Operating system:
Windows XP
DirectX 9.0c

Recommended requirements

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Age of Empires III performance on your PC

Age of Empires III performance with your GPU

GeForce RTX 3060's performance compared to the game's official system requirements.

RTX 3060
60 fps @ medium
60 fps @ ultra

Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Age of Empires III FPS calculator: average frames per second on GeForce RTX 3060 (according to our approximations). FPS may vary depending on your operating system and other factors.

medium settings / 1080p
60−65 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
90−95 FPS

Age of Empires III performance with your CPU

Core i5-12400's performance compared to the game's official system requirements.


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