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SimCity, slated for release in calendar year 2013 for PC, is a true rebirth of the franchise that brings the depth of simulation that has been the series hallmark for more than two decades and marries it with next generation accessibility and a robust multiplayer mode, giving players the power to change a world together.
SimCity will engage an entirely new generation of PC gamers as they take charge of their own customised cities and build a world that co-exists alongside friends. For the first time in SimCity franchise history, players’ decisions will have long-lasting repercussions that will extend beyond their city limits. Together, players will address real global challenges such as climate change, the search for renewable resources and natural disasters. It’s up to the players to decide whether to compete or collaborate to shape the world of tomorrow – for better or for worse.
SimCity System Requirements
21 Dec 2012 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 2.0GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4000+
  • Graphics: AMD Intel GMA HD or NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
  • System Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 10 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 2.5GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 910
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 4890 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 275
  • System Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 10 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For SimCity Requirements
Your PC will need a graphics card thats as powerful as a GeForce GTX 275/Radeon HD 4890 and it should be paired with either a Phenom II X4 910/Core 2 Quad Q9300 2.5GHz CPU to match the SimCity recommended system specs. This PC setup will deliver 60 Frames Per Second on High graphics settings on 1080p monitor resolution. Also your PC needs 4 GB RAM to meet the rec specs and run at 60 frames. You should also have 2 GB system memory for min specs. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 9 or SimCity won’t run.
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SimCity PC Release Date:

8 Mar 2013

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Can I run SimCity at 30FPS on low at 1080p?
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can i run it?

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FIRST OF ALL! My system parts are way better than simcities system requirements and my game runs -30fps when there are buildings and 60 when there arent. Y?

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Can i run this?:/(No)


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Thanks ;D

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settings and fps please ? :)

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medium setting at your resolution with 20+ fps buddy ;)

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thanks buddy ;)

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I have i5 450m 2.4ghz and Nvidia GT320M settings and fps plz
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8 GB

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Would I be able to run this game? Not entirely sure If I can. Thanks in advance!

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You can run, your Quadro K5100M is only 27% weaker than my card, which means you can run it nicely. Even a Intel HD 3000 can run this game, it's not that demanding.

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8 GB

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It says I can run ultra mode at 62.3 FPS. Is that good to run?

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sure! this game have amazing graphs

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Hi,my gpu is quite faster than yours, and it run around 30 fps (no frame cap)
so dont expect 60 frams per second

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Shouldn't I be getting better fps I get 10 when city gets big and 40 when it starts always on the lowest setting and lowers res

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Can I play it? And on which settings? And what FPS should I expect on those settings?

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The recommended settings are higher then my rig, but I get great fps with every thing on high and 1920x1080. Sometimes the sound is a bit glichy though.

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