Try the following link to perform a quick analysis of your system to see if the game will run:
http://www.systemrequirementslab.com/

Minimum System Requirements
 
PC:

 
OS: Windows® XP / Windows Vista® / Windows® 7 / Windows® 8
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8200 @ 2.66 GHz or AMD Phenom X3 8750 processor or better
Memory: 2GB RAM
Graphics: GeForce 8800 GT series with 512 MB RAM or ATI Radeon HD4850 with 512MB RAM or better
DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c or later
Hard Drive: 16 GB free hard drive space
Internet: Internet connection required for activation.

Steam must be installed and running on the player's system for the game to work. It can be set to run in offline mode, but it is required to install the game.

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