Video card doesn't support sim 3 game

By gayle39503
Jun 4, 2009
  1. error message says I need a shaper model 2. Here is my computer details:

    Intel(R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV Graphics Controller [Display adapter]
    Samsung 570V TFT [Monitor] (14.9"vis, s/n H1CR305247, March 2001)
    SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio
    Main Circuit Board b
    Board: Dell Computer Corporation Dimension 4500S
    Bus Clock: 400 megahertz
    BIOS: Dell Computer Corporation A03 07/25/2002

    Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3

    Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC

    Not sure what else you would need to see. Please let me know if this is enough to know what type of video card I need to buy.
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    You will need to install a good video card. The Intel(R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV Graphics Controller is on-board video, and it is not strong enough to allow you to play most games
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