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Sims 2 runs on this?

post #1 of 9
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A girlfriend of mine has this weird vid card that i never heard about , and when she tires to install sims 2, it says her gpu , isn't supported or something like that.
the pic of the gpu in PC wizard 2006
Can you guys figure this out?
Does she have to buy a new gfx?
thanks
post #2 of 9
That looks like an integrated graphics chip from S3. That will probably not run Sims 2.
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post #3 of 9
Guaranteed not to. Sister has an eMachines with that on it and I had to give her a 9600 AGP to run it.
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post #4 of 9
She would need a decent AGP/PCI-e card like a 7600GT.
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post #5 of 9
Go with the 7600GS
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post #6 of 9
The sims 2 runs fine on a Geforce MMX 440, no need for a 7600. However, don't buy a MMX 440, because it's a ripoff if you buy one for more then $5.
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post #7 of 9
Im guesing its agp x4/x8

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143038
That would work just fine and if you can't get that then

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102458
would work too.
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post #8 of 9
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Her budget is 10$
so Ill sell her my old GF 2 with 32mb that runs sims 2 and buy this one for my older rig.
Problem solved!
It's the only gaming she will be doing anyways....
Thanks for the help guyz!
post #9 of 9
I have the same onboard graphics (Not using it, for obvious reasons ) on my secondary rig.
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