DirectX® 9.0c-compliant 64 MB 3D video card with hardware T&L and pixel shader
Microsoft® Windows® 98/ME/2000/XP operating system
1.3 GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD® Athlon™ processor or equivalent
256 MB RAM
500 MB of uncompressed hard disk space for game files
DirectX® 9.0c (included)
DirectX®-compatible sound card and speakers or headphones
4X CD-ROM drive
Microsoft®-compatible mouse, keyboard
Broadband/LAN, DSL or faster Internet connection for online play

Microsoft® Windows® XP
ATI® Radeon™ 9600 or NVIDIA® GeForce 5700 DirectX® 9.0c compliant 128 MB 3D
video card with hardware T&L and pixel shader support or equivalent
2.8 GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD® Athlon™ or faster processor
512 MB RAM or more
24X or faster CD-ROM drive
For Dedicated Multiplayer Server: Broadband connection for 12 player maximum,
T1 connection for 24 player maximum.

The following 32MB or greater 3D accelerators are not fully
supported and do not work properly with the game:

-Nvidia MX series
These older cards yield a frame rate that is often
below 10 frames per second even at the lowest video
settings. It has no support for pixel shaders.
-Nvidia Quadro series
-Matrox Parhelia cards:
Video Logic PowerVR Neon 250
-S3 Savage 2000 cards:
Diamond Viper II
-S3 Savage 4 cards:
Diamond Stealth III S540
Diamond Stealth III S540 Extreme
-SiS Sabre cards

The following sound card isn't supported:
-Ensoniq SoundScape PNP

The following sound cards have known problems:
-Diamond Monster Sound MX 400
Requires turning off "DirectSound Acceleration" in the driver. See the
detailed explanation under "Troubleshooting."
-Creative Labs Audigy
Currently hardware acceleration for this card does not work correctly.
The latest version of the Audigy2 drivers ( cause several
serious audio issues (extreme panning, sounds cut out abruptly)