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"SimCity 4" System Requirements


"Simcity 4" demands a lot of computing power. To be sure your computer can begin to handle the processing power needed to run the game, your computer needs to meet the minimum system requirements. To play the game with all the same details, your computer should at least meet the recommended requirements.

Minimum System Requirements

Operating System: Windows XP/ME/2000/98 (Windows 95/NT not supported)
CPU: 500 MHz Intel Pentium III or AMD Athlon processor
RAM: 128 MB
CD/DVD-Rom Speed: 8X
Hard Drive Space: 1 gig plus space for saved games
Video: 16 MB video card, DirectX 7 compatible
Sound: DirectX 7.0 compatible
Input: Keyboard, mouse

Recommended System Requirements

CPU: 1 GHz or faster
RAM: 256 MB or more
Video: 32 MB or greater supported Direct 3D video card

Supported 3D Chipsets

  • NVIDIA Geforce4, Geforce3, Geforce 2, Geforce 256
  • ATI Radeon 9700, 9000, 8500, 7500, 7200, 7000
  • Matrox Parhelia
  • Matrox G550, G450, G400

Source: Electronic Arts.

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