Splinter Cell needs very high spec AND updated drivers too. It's a great game but very hungry in resources. Make sure your antivirus is not running while Splinter Cell is loaded.
Minimum Intel Pentium ® III 1GHz 256 MB RAM 3D-Graphic card with 32 MB RAM (compatible with GeForce2 or better) Windows® 98, ME, 2000, XP DirectX®9.0a or higher 2 GB free fixed disk storage
Recommended Intel Pentium® 4 1,8 GHz 512 MB RAM 3D-Graphic card with 64 MB RAM (compatible with GeForce4 Ti or better) 2 GB free fixed disk storage Windows® 98, ME, 2000, XP DirectX® 9.0a or higher Spellforce Patch (check on the current patch version).
NB Your graphics card type is also important. What make is it? ie ATI, nVidia....or somethingelse?
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