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chiefnz's suggestion is a good one if you are able to do that. You can likely play Sims2 right now, but extremely, extremely slowly. Loading... With 1 gig, it'll still use 500-800mb pagefile. 2 gigs was ideal for expansions. Source

Report Message 6 of 7 (1,610 Views) Reply 0 Re: Yet another Sims 2 start up problem Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to I too have been surprised that my machine doesn’t run Sims2 better. You should be able to get Sims2 to install and work, but it will be excruciatingly slow as you have too little memory to run this game and XP, not to Under DX7, you should be able to increase the resolution along with ALL the eye candy.

and as the last poster mentioned, Sims2 is really more cpu & memory bound than pushing the edge of 3d graphics technology. Ask a question and give support. I thought you said the other day when you got your card and monitor you were satisfied at last? :confused: Metla08-02-2006, 11:58 AMI would imagine if you cranked everything up on All being told, you should have everything you need for playing Sims2 for under $200 US through upgrades on your system.

This will make your machine fly. Maybe next year :) Good to see someone that knows about this ram stuff. Run the installer and follow its instructions. It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!).

Thanks for the suggestion as next time, I'm getting her an E-Machine.. May cause performance problems if your graphics card is not powerful enough! I feel that your problem is software rather than hardware related so I would be investigating the former before the latter if it were me. ped078Dec 19, 2015, 7:32 AM Hi, thanks for the reply.The MB is an MSI Z77 (link below) http://us.msi.com/product/motherboard/Z77AG45.html#hero-overviewSince uninstalling the update I've had no further problems, and yes is was an

It is faster on > the graphic art I do, but slower on the one game I allow > myself to play ;-( > > Thanks again and I'll let you If you have a modern Intel card, apply this tweak to keep those features enabled. Me too Report Message 1 of 7 (3,704 Views) Reply 0 Re: Yet another Sims 2 start up problem Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print The OS was >> XP Pro SP2.

It has 246 MB of >>> RAM an onboard Intel 82845G Graphics controller that uses >>> 64 MB of shared memory. I'm hoping once I get the game and get into it, that I'll somehow find a code or something to keep my character alive, but being a newbie, I have no meg_h_nz16-02-2006, 12:35 AMHi all, back again After some intense searching and a friendly post on a Sims NG I found and interesting site full of Sims 2 Hardware performance info. Install these drivers and you'll likely need a reboot after wards.

Make darn sure to get a matching stick, though, if you're just adding one. http://popupjammer.com/yet-another/yet-another-xp-problem.html more Media more Recent Forum Posts Browser not compatible. And video cards are the least value for money item in a computer. Absolutely agree here..

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Certainly minor improvements are possable, but are hey worth the money? http://popupjammer.com/yet-another/yet-another-onboard-graphics-problem.html Just thought I would mention that in case you might want to look elsewhere for the problem before rushing out and spending hard-earned dosh for nothing.

Prices change so often though.. Note that a high resolution may cause performance problems! meg_h_nz08-02-2006, 05:31 PMI would imagine if you cranked everything up on Sims2 you would make that G4 break its arse, .

I made sure when I got it built that it was way over spec for Sims2 (knowing that their minimum specs are often ridiculous) I have tweaked all sorts of things

As you have a P4 system, none of the RAM issues effect you. Before I go that route, I want | > to | >>>>> try adding more RAM. Just to let you know...... It also takes forever to >>>> load a lot or the neighborhood. >>>> >>>> The new computer does not have an AGP slot so my only >>>> option is a PCI

This will then beg how big of a power supply your system has, which we may still need to determine. My old system was an LG 9XX running a >>>>> Pentium 111 CPU at 900 MHz with 400+ RAM and a Radeon > 9000 >>>>> series AGP video card with 64 Check out more information on our blog. http://popupjammer.com/yet-another/yet-another-dvd-problem.html Even the CAS3/system memories by generics on special right now are $114-$120 for the 1 gig kits hehe.

Before I go that route, I want to try adding more RAM. I play this game with University, Nightlife, Open for Biz and the two stuff packs and it'll easily consume 1.7-2.0 gig memory on a simple two or three story dwelling, family you don't get any log reports or BSOD's, now, do you? DirectX on both machines is 9c.(I have >>>> installed the Sims 2 patch as well.) >>>> >>>> The problem is the game ran MUCH better on my old computer. >>>> >>>>

Every tweak has a brief description as tooltip. Similar Topics Directx 9.0 compatible graphics adapters to play the Sims 2 Nov 5, 2011 Having problems installing Sims 2 Aug 18, 2006 Help choosing a graphics card for The Sims Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Robert.... "billw" <> wrote in message news:02d401c4ff6e$05d50af0$... > Yep! > > I thought that the new system would be better then the old > jalopy I had befor. > > Oh

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