Sim City 3000
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There were many changes between SimCity 3000 and its immediate predecessor SimCity 2000 (SC2K). These changes spanned both the integral city management aspects of the game, as well as its graphical and landscape aspects. These changes gave the game a feel greatly different from that of SC2K.rnIn a pattern which has continued throughout the SimCity franchise, the number and complexity of city services increased between SC2K and SC3K, and the graphics quality was greatly improved as well. The most notable change was the addition of the concept of waste management. In SC3K, once a city has a population greater than 1,000, garbage begins to accumulate, and must be disposed of at the expense of the city. Farms and agricultural structures were also introduced, appearing on large light industrial zones in a city with low land value and little pollution. A new zoning density was also added, totalling three densities, compared to SC2K's two. In addition to their limited life span, power plants were also made vulnerable to decreasing maximum output due to age.
Sim City 3000 System Requirements
 

Recommended Requirements

  • Processor: Intel Pentium III / AMD Athlon MP
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon Xpress 1200 Series or NVIDIA GeForce 6200 LE
  • System Memory: 64 MB RAM
  • Storage: 256 MB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 8 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For Sim City 3000 Requirements
Your PC will need a graphics card thats as powerful as a GeForce 6200 LE/Radeon Xpress 1200 Series and it should be paired with either a Athlon MP/Pentium III CPU to match the Sim City 3000 recommended system specs. This PC setup will deliver 60 Frames Per Second on High graphics settings on 1080p monitor resolution. Also your PC needs 64 MB RAM to meet the rec specs and run at 60 frames. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 8 or Sim City 3000 won’t run.
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200+ FPS
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Sim City 3000 System Requirements
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Recommended Requirements
Intel CPU
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Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
Premium Only FPS

Sim City 3000 PC Release Date:

23 Jul 2003

Alternative Game Tags: SimCity3000, Sim City 3000, Sim City 3000 requirements
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