SimCity 4
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8.5
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The game allows players to create a region of land by terraforming, and then to design and build a settlement which can grow into a city. Players can zone different areas of land as commercial, industrial, or residential development, as well as build and maintain public services, transport and utilities. For the success of a city players must manage its finances, environment, and quality of life for its residents.
SimCity 4 System Requirements
27 Apr 2012 - Specs reviewed
Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Win 98
  • Processor: Intel Pentium III / AMD Athlon MP
  • Graphics: AMD Rage 128 Ultra 16MB or NVIDIA Vanta 16MB
  • System Memory: 128 MB RAM
  • Storage: 1 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 8 Compatible Graphics Card
 
Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Pentium III / AMD Athlon MP
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon Xpress 1200 Series or NVIDIA GeForce 7100
  • System Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Storage: 1 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For SimCity 4 Requirements
Your PC will need a graphics card thats as powerful as a GeForce 7100/Radeon Xpress 1200 Series and it should be paired with either a Athlon MP/Pentium III CPU to match the SimCity 4 recommended system specs. This PC setup will deliver 60 Frames Per Second on High graphics settings on 1080p monitor resolution. Also your PC needs 256 MB RAM to meet the rec specs and run at 60 frames. You should also have 128 MB system memory for min specs. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 9 or SimCity 4 won’t run.
FPS System Benchmark
200+ FPS
High
Graphics Card
How well optimised is SimCity 4 for PC? SimCity 4 is poorly optimized
3.3
Where does SimCity 4 rank in the list of the most demanding games?
Genres: Management, Strategy
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SimCity 4 System Requirements
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Recommended Requirements
Intel CPU
AMD CPU
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AMD Graphics Card
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Average Frames Per Second
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
Premium Only FPS

SimCity 4 PC Release Date:

14 Jan 2003

Alternative Game Tags: Simcity4, Simcity 4, Simcity 4 requirements, sim city4
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