The Sims 2 System Requirements

 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows XP 32-bit
  • Processor: Intel Pentium III / AMD Athlon MP
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon 7000 64mb or NVIDIA GeForce 6200 LE
  • RAM: 0MB
  • HDD: 3.5 GB
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
The Sims 2 has the same concept as its predecessor. Players control their Sims in various activities and form relationships in a manner similar to real life. The Sims 2, like its predecessor, The Sims, does not have a defined final goal; gameplay is open-ended. Sims have life goals, wants and fears, the fulfillment of which can produce both positive or negative outcomes. All Sims age, and can live to 90 sim days depending on the degree to which their aspirations are fulfilled. The Sims 2 builds on its predecessor by allowing Sims to age through six stages of life and incorporating a 3D graphics engine. Although gameplay is not linear, storylines exist in the game's pre-built neighborhoods. Pleasantview is based 25 years after the town in the original The Sims. Strangetown's storyline is based on the supernatural, and is loosely connected with Pleasantview. Veronaville's characters are based on Shakespearian characters
FPS System Benchmark
200+ FPS
High
Graphics Card
7.5
How well optimised is The Sims 2 for PC? 5.4
5.4
Where does The Sims 2 rank in the list of the most demanding games?
Genres: Sandbox
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The Sims 2 System Requirements

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Recommended
Processor
Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
0MB
OS
Windows XP 32-bit
DirectX
9
HDD Space
3.5 GB

The Sims 2 PC Release Date:

16 Sep 2004

Alternative Game Tags: TheSims2, The Sims 2, The Sims 2 requirements

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20:19 Sep-28-2017

can i run this on high settings?


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15.6" diagonal FHD IPS (1920 x 1080)
Intel Core i7 6th Gen 6500U (2.50 GHz)
16GB DDR3L-1600 SDRAM
1TB Hard Drive
Intel HD Graphics 520


and use the cheat slowmotion with smooth fps on high?

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15:29 Mar-29-2017

Bad Optimization, Lots of mistakes, very loading screens and poor compatibility with Windows 7.

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22:53 Sep-14-2016

Can i run The Sims 2 with all expansions?
I'm upgrading to Intel Core 2 Quad Core Q6600 2.4Ghz.

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12:08 Mar-01-2016

Why does Sims 2 lag on my pc? I can run Witcher 3 on ultra with hairworks 40+ fps.

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16:23 Mar-11-2016

hello, the sims 2 and already an old game it is not compatible with the system today is Windows or hardware, so it can cause lag

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09:57 Mar-12-2016

thanks

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00:03 Mar-03-2015

How many Fps on high

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11:50 Nov-18-2015

30-50Fps :)

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14:15 Dec-09-2014

Awesome game, i love it. Remind me of the old days.

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13:25 Oct-21-2014

I play sims 3 On intel dual core Celeron 1005M 1.9ghz (2.05ghz) performance and 2gb ram and intel hd graphics 2500 719mb with 30-50fps this game I wil easly play 80-120fps :-)

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12:27 Aug-18-2014

How many FPS on high?

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01:27 Aug-19-2014

You will probably have 30-60FPS on High, your graphics card is very powerful, and your CPU isn't bad either, I don't even understand why you ask. xD

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13:41 Jul-28-2014

Is Win 7 supporting this game ? :)

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15:53 Aug-02-2014

Yes but not the base game. You need an expansion pack higher than university to run this game.

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10:13 Aug-05-2014

I have Ultimate Edition and it's working, btw thanks :))

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22:19 Aug-05-2014

Your welcome :)

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04:37 Jul-26-2014

Can I run the ultimate edition on my ultrabook at native res?


Intel Core i7 4500u 3Ghz
8GB RAM
Intel HD 4400 iGPU
3800x1800p 13" display

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16:28 Jul-30-2014

Not at native res because the game is a bit old and don't support ultra hd resolution.
But in HD or FHD you can play it.

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16:26 Jul-24-2014

This is free in origin if you use this product key: I-LOVE-THE-SIMS

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03:52 Jul-24-2014

So I got this game on origin (Ultimate edition with all the DLC), however when i installed and loaded it up it goes through the intro movie and then to the title screen it doesnt bring up the normal sims 2 one, it always brings up the pets DLC one, and then the .exe doesnt respond and i have to close it. any help?

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23:06 May-27-2014

Hi folks, my PC and graphics card can run this on the highest settings, but I get a black rectangle under the sim. Is this because of my GFX or the game itself?

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22:42 Jun-17-2014

Try turning off shadows in game that should fix it

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15:35 Jan-26-2014

I can run this very well.

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19:48 Jul-10-2014

u can run this on low on 1024x768 RES

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19:43 Aug-01-2014

What about me ?

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23:39 Aug-01-2014

You should be able to run med-high at good fps :)

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09:43 Jan-18-2014

Settings,FPS

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12:42 Mar-30-2014

Hmm.. Medium, FPS unsure.

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23:30 Jul-24-2014

Don't people realize there is a way to manually check if your rig can play this?

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13:44 Jul-28-2014

Fcardenas: Maybe people wants to be sure ;) Game Debate says that i cant run Watch Dogs...well i can on low..so thats way people are asking ;)

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10:47 Oct-19-2013

setting for me? :3

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17:19 May-26-2014

medium to high settings :)

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21:26 Sep-09-2013

Can i run with all expasion pack??

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15:37 Jan-26-2014

Your cpu is a bit low.. but it should work

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15:51 Aug-31-2013

CPU - Intel Celeron M 550 2GHz
GFX - Intel GM965 Express Chipset
RAM - 2GB
Resolution - 1280 x 800
What settings for that laptop? Thanks :)

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15:40 Dec-14-2013

Probably medium to high settings at 35+ fps

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23:51 Aug-30-2013

CPU
Core i7-4820K 4-Core 3.70GHz
GPU
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 Desktop [multi-gpu] [1920 x 1024]
RAM
16GB 3.30 GHZ
Settings?
thinking of buying

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00:04 Aug-31-2013

Max settings, since this game is old and this game engine works much better than the one in sims 3.

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16:13 Aug-29-2013

Can i run it on max 1024x768 res fps 40-60 with all expansions?

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00:05 Aug-31-2013

Yeah, you should be able to.

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