Help choosing a graphics card for The Sims 2

By Gemstarrr
Jan 20, 2012
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  1. I recently gave The Sims 2 to my little sister but i doesn't work on her computer because she needs a new graphics card, it's a very old computer so i just need help on choosing a graphics card for her that would be suitable.

    The system information is:
    System Information
    Time of this report: 1/18/2012, 18:29:16
    Machine name: ROB-245F087163C
    Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 3 (2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.111025-1629)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: Compaq Presario 061
    System Model: EK335AA-ABU SR1619UK GB540
    BIOS: Phoenix - Award BIOS v6.00PG
    Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3200+, MMX, 3DNow, ~2.0GHz
    Memory: 958MB RAM
    Page File: 441MB used, 1103MB available
    Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
    DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
    DX Setup Parameters: Not found
    DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.5512 32bit Unicode

  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,920   +203

    Does that motherboard have an AGP or PCIe video slot? You will need a video card for DX9

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