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This Computer Good for Sims 3??

by elizabethspandorabox / December 6, 2012 2:51 PM PST

So, I'm thinking of buying this desktop:

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-3820 Quad-Core 3.60 GHz 10MB Intel Smart Cache LGA2011 (All Venom OC Certified)
HDD: 2TB (2TBx1) SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Drive)
MEMORY: 16GB (4GBx4) DDR3/1600MHz Quad Channel Memory (Corsair or Major Brand)
MOTHERBOARD: (3-Way SLI/CrossFireX Support) ASUS P9X79 LE Intel X79 Chipset Quad Channel DDR3 ATX w/ Remote GO!, 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, 3 Gen3 PCIe X16, 2 PCIe X1 & 1 PCI
VIDEO: AMD Radeon HD 7750 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card

I'm most worried about the video card selection, because I heard that you needed a really, really good video card for this game. Even though the card is not on the list...? Should I pick something else?

This is the website for Sims 3 system requirements:

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My wife's laptop has a much lower video card
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 7, 2012 2:38 AM PST

And it's fine. Seems to be 10x what she uses.

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No problem
by DerekRose81 / February 6, 2013 7:29 PM PST

I have a desktop similar and this game works perfectly.

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