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The Sims 3 System Requirements

The Sims 3
Publisher: EA Games
Developer: Maxis
Minimum System Requirements
OS: Windows XP SP 2/Windows Vista
Processor: Pentium 4 @ 2 GHz / Athlon XP 2000+
Memory: 1 Gb
Video Memory: 128 Mb
Video Card: GeForce FX 5900 (GeForce Go 6200 for Laptops) / Radeon 9500 (Radeon Mobile 9600 for Laptops)
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
DirectX: 9.0c
Keyboard
Mouse
Notes:
For computers using built-in graphics chipsets, the game requires at least:
Intel Integrated Chipset, GMA X3000 or above.
2.6 GHz Pentium D CPU, or 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, or equivalent
0.5 GB additional RAM
SUPPORTED VIDEO CARDS
NVIDIA GeForce series
FX 5900, FX 5950
6200, 6500, 6600, 6800,
7200, 7300, 7600, 7800, 7900, 7950
8400, 8500, 8600, 8800
9600, 9800, GTX 260, GTX 280
ATI Radeon series
9500, 9600, 9800
X300, X600, X700, X800, X850
X1300, X1600, X1800, X1900, X1950
2400, 2600, 2900
3450, 3650, 3850, 3870,
4850, 4870
Laptop versions of these chipsets may work, but may run comparatively slower. Standalone cards that are installed in vanilla PCI slots (not PCIe or PCIx or AGP), such as some GeForce FX variants, will perform poorly. Intel integrated chipsets featuring underclocked parts will not perform adequately.
Integrated chipsets such as the ATI Xpress and the NVIDIA TurboCache variants will have low settings selected, but should run satisfactorily.
Please note that attempting to play the game using video hardware that isn't listed above may result in reduced performance, graphical issues or cause the game to not run at all.
The NVIDIA GeForce FX series is unsupported under Vista.

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9 Comments to the Game “The Sims 3”

  1. netta says:

    Where is the video card in the computer?Can I just buy a new one?Where could I buy one at?

  2. dima says:

    d3d file cannot be dowloaded 2 open the game
    :(

  3. ravindra says:

    is it possible that a laptop having inbuilt sim compatibility for communication and internet connection directly ?

  4. Zhuta says:

    Is it comatible with ATI Radeon HD2400 pro ?

  5. jacob says:

    can Sims 3 play on my desktop of 3.00 GHz pentium4, and 1GB installed memory, and my video card is 128mb Intel(R)82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family

  6. gyro says:

    is it compatible with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4300 Series?

  7. christabel says:

    My video card is 1275MB will the sims3 work???????

  8. Andriyansyah says:

    can sims 3 play in my destop of intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2140 1.60 GHz, RAM 1 GB, NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT, Video card 256 MB ,
    Sorry for my english

  9. Semanur says:

    Windows 7 kaldırıyomu?

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