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Help with Some Game Specs

By SeniO3694
Jan 16, 2009
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  1. I've [stupidly] already pre-ordered this game, The Sims, befor checkin out System Requirements. Well, I Just did and they say the minimum is ...

    Windows XP (Service Pack 2)
    2.0 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
    1 GB RAM
    At least 6.5 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content
    128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0

    I'm not that good with the techinal side of computers but I've searched and discovered i have ....
    Windows XP (Service Pack 3)
    Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.60GHz
    1 GB RAM
    122 GB Free Space—> 153 GB Total Space
    Ati Radeon 128 MB Video Card—> Pixel Shader Support Unknown/not listed [[Radeon 9200 Series]]


    Does thiis mean i won't be able to play the game?
    Or will i have to buy a new video card/chipset?
    Help!! Please. I'm Clueless as to what to do next.
    Please can i have some suggestions/directions?
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,813   +159

    So try playing the game on your system. Published system specs for games are just for a reference, and not an absolute. If you have trouble playing the game, we can continue from there
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