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Home Fun Facts Preorder The Sims 3 as a digital download!
Preorder The Sims 3 as a digital download! PDF Print
Written by CriCri Wednesday, 25 March 2009 00:00
On the EA Store you can finally preorder The Sims 3 as a digital download (that is, you won't receive any dvd by June, but thanks to an apposite software you'll be able to legally download the game on your computer). Plus, there are several interesting extras included!

 

Moreover, new system requirements have been published:

PC system requirements:
Windows XP (SP2) / Vista (SP1)
2GHz Intel Pentium IV or equivalent for XP / 2.4GHz Intel Pentium IV or equivalent for Vista
1GB RAM for XP / 1.5GB RAM for Vista
6.1GB HDD Space (with at least 1GB of additional space for custom content and saved games)
128MB Graphics Card with Pixel Shader 2.0 support

For computers using built-in graphics chipsets:
2.6GHz Pentium D, 1.8GHz Core 2 Duo or equivalent
0.5GB additional RAM
Intel Integrated Chipset, GMA 3-series or above

Supported PC graphics cards:
nVidia GeForce series
FX 5900, FX 5950
6200, 6500, 6600, 6800
7200, 7300, 7600, 7800, 7900, 7950
8400, 8500, 8600, 8800
9300, 9400, 9500, 9600, 9800
G100, GT 120, GT 130
GTS 150, GTS 250
GTX 260, GTX 280, GTX 285, GTX 295

ATi Radeon series
9500, 9600, 9800
X300, X600, X700, X800, X850
X1300, X1600, X1800, X1900, X1950
2400, 2600, 2900
3450, 3650, 3850, 3870
4850, 4870

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator series
GMA 3-Series
GMA 4-Series

Mac system requirements:
Mac OS X 10.5.7 Leopard or higher
Intel Core Duo Processor
2GB RAM
6.1GB HDD Space (with at least 1GB additional space for custom content and saved games)
128MB ATi X1600, nVidia 7300 GT or Intel Integrated GMA X3100

Important Note! This game will not run on PowerPC (G3/G4/G5) based Mac systems, or the GMA 950 class of integrated video cards.

Supported Mac graphics cards:
nVidia GeForce series
7300, 7600
8600, 8800
9400M, 9600M GT
GT 120, GT 130

ATi Radeon series
X1600, X1900
2400, 2600
3870
4850, 4870

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator series
GMA 3-Series
This information is based on specifications supplied by manufacturers and should be used for guidance only.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2009 20:11