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Windows 7: Can I play this game?

22 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7
Can I play this game?

Sorry if this doesn't belong here, but I didn't know where to put it.

A laptop I am looking for has these specs:
Processor - AMD Athlon™ II
Processor Speed -2.0GHz
Graphics - ATI Radeon HD 4200
Video Memory - Up to 1919MB total available with HyperMemory

Here are minimum requirements for The Sims 3:
  • 2.4 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1
  • At least 6.1 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB of additional space for custom content and saved games
For computers using built-in graphics chipsets under Windows, the game requires at least:
  • Intel Integrated Chipset, GMA 3-Series or above
  • 2.6 GHz Pentium D CPU, or 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, or equivalent
  • 0.5 GB additional RAM
I'm not very good with computer, but I know you guys are, so can you help me out? I don't mind low or medium settings, I just want to know if it would play.

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22 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional (x64)

Yes, I installed Sims 3 below the recommended specs on my crappy laptop and it works great.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7

You can probably run it, but you won't have a top-level experience. Keep that in mind.

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22 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Professional (x64)

No, the graphics are still pretty good on old machines. In fact, my laptop is even older than the one you are about to buy. I also installed Sims 3 on my current gaming computer and did not notice a huge difference.
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