The Sims
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The Sims is a strategic life-simulation computer game developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts. It was created by game designer Will Wright, also known for developing SimCity. It is a simulation of the daily activities of one or more virtual persons ("Sims") in a suburban household near SimCity.
The Sims System Requirements
 

Recommended Requirements

  • Processor: Intel Pentium III / AMD Athlon MP
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon Xpress 1200 Series or NVIDIA GeForce 6200 LE
  • System Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Storage: 1.5 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 8 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For The Sims 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 The Sims recommended system specs. This PC setup will deliver 60 Frames Per Second on High graphics settings on 1080p monitor resolution. 256 MB will also be needed to achieve the The Sims rec specs and get 60FPS. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 8 or The Sims won’t run. We suggest a 15 year old PC to play smoothly.
FPS System Benchmark
200+ FPS
High
Graphics Card
How well optimised is The Sims for PC? The Sims is excellently optimized
8.6
Where does The Sims rank in the list of the most demanding games?
Genres: Sandbox, Social
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The Sims System Requirements
Intel CPU
AMD CPU
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Recommended Requirements
Intel CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia Graphics Card
AMD Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
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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

The Sims PC Release Date:

4 Feb 2000

Alternative Game Tags: TheSims, The Sims, The Sims requirements
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