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Offline Nyny2411

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Computers
« on: May 11, 2018, 09:20:19 PM »
I just want to know if any of these computers are good enough to run Sims 3 with all the expansion and stuff packs on them smoothly? :

Acer Aspire Desktop, 7th Gen Intel Core i3-7100, 8GB DDR4, 1TB HDD, Windows 10 Home, TC-780-ACKi3
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071DM6TWM

CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Ultra GUA882 Gaming Desktop - AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz, 8GB DDR3, 1TB HDD, 24X DVD, AMD R7 240 2GB
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01IPY2XC0

Tower Pc, Zalman Black Atx Mid Tower Desktop Pc Gaming Tower, Z11 Neo
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Tower-Pc-Zalman-Black-Atx-Mid-Tower-Desktop-Pc-Gaming-Tower-Z11-Neo/831510380

Offline MrsFlynn

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Re: Computers
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2018, 09:59:51 PM »
I wouldn't recommend the Acer Desktop due to it not being a gaming computer. I3 processors aren't made for gaming. It also doesn't have a dedicated video card. -- It's under minimum specs for the game also. Processor and graphics wise.

The CyberPowerPC is a good starter pc. It has a mid-level processor and 8GB memory. However, the video card is a lower-end and may have problems with playing the game - base game with all expansions and stuff packs.

The Tower PC from Walmart didn't give any computer specifications. (Info on the processor/memory or video card.) So I wouldn't recommend that one either. As when they don't post specs, it's an automatic out, in my opinion.

A good gaming desktop will run you anywhere between $600-$800 or more.

Here's a couple of examples:

iBUYPOWER Gaming Desktop PC - AMD FX 6300 6-Core 3.5 GHz, AMD Radeon RX 550 2GB, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 1TB 7200RPM HDD, AlphaB8140A2
Price: $599.99
https://www.amazon.com/iBUYPOWER-Desktop-7200RPM-Keyboard-AlphaB8140A2/dp/B07BDQSYCD

While it has a mid-level processor, it has a higher-end graphics card that will play Sims 3 and all it's packs on medium up to high.

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CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme GXIVR8020A5 Desktop Gaming PC (Intel i5-8400 6 Core Processor, AMD RX 580 4GB, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB 7200RPM HDD,
Price: $799.00
https://www.amazon.com/CYBERPOWERPC-GXIVR8020A5-Desktop-i5-8400-Processor/dp/B07B6H4GNY

This has a high-level processor and higher-end graphics card that will definitely play Sims 3 and all packs on high.

Which would I pick between the two examples? I'd pick the CyberPowerPC, because overall, it's a better pc.
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