In the readme, the recommended detail settings for each class of processors (P1, PII, ...) are listed. At the end of the list, there are the specs for a Cray supercomputer. The recommended settings for it are high detail on everything and a 1024x768 resolution (which the game does not support).
Computer Gaming World
May 1997 (Issue #154) – Space Simulation Game of the Year
May 1997 (Issue #154) – Space Simulation Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)
Mercenaries have two modes. A story mode, where you don't need to handle salvage or the business aspects, and the merc mode, where you do. If you just want to play, then use the story mode. If you miss the salvage from the original Mechwarrior, then try to Merc mode. Add