The Sims 2 System Requirements

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Here are the The Sims 2 System Requirements (Minimum)

  • CPU: Pentium III or Athlon
  • CPU SPEED: 800 MHz with a T&L capable Video Card (2.0 GHz without Hardware T&L Video Card)
  • RAM: 256 MB
  • OS: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7
  • VIDEO CARD: 32 MB 3D accelerated video card (NVIDIA GeForce2/ATI Radeon VE/Intel Extreme Graphics or better)
  • TOTAL VIDEO RAM: 32 MB
  • 3D: Yes
  • DIRECTX VERSION: 8.1 (included)
  • SOUND CARD: Yes
  • FREE DISK SPACE: 3.5 GB
  • DVD-ROM: 8X DVD-ROM (This game contains technology intended to prevent copying that may conflict with some CD/DVD-ROM, CD/DVD-RW and virtual drives.)

The Sims 2 Recommended Requirements

  • CPU: Pentium 4 or Athlon XP
  • CPU SPEED: 2 GHz
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • VIDEO CARD: 64 MB 3D accelerated video card (NVIDIA GeForce3/ATI Radeon 8500/Intel Extreme Graphics 2 or better)
  • TOTAL VIDEO RAM: 64 MB
  • 3D: Yes
  • PIXEL SHADER: 1.3
  • DIRECTX VERSION: 8.1 (included)
  • SOUND CARD: Yes
  • FREE DISK SPACE: 3.5 GB
  • DVD-ROM: 8X DVD-ROM (This game contains technology intended to prevent copying that may conflict with some CD/DVD-ROM, CD/DVD-RW and virtual drives.)

What Will Run It?

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