The Sims 2 System Requirements: Can You Run It?

The Sims 2
Developer:
Maxis
Publisher:
Electronic Arts
Release date:
14 September 2004 (19 years old)
User score:
4.2 / 5 (107 votes)

Official The Sims 2 system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run The Sims 2 at minimal and recommended settings. Although these requirements are usually approximate, they can still be used to determine the indicative hardware tier needed to play the game.

PassMinimum requirements

Pass Graphics card:
* T&L capable video card with at least 32 MB of video RAM -or- non-T&L capable video card (such as Intel Extreme Graphics or Radeon 7xxx Series)
Pass CPU:
If you have a T&L capable video card with at least 32 MB of video RAM then you need at least: 600 MHz P3 processor or better If you have a non-T&L capable video card (such as Intel Extreme Graphics or Radeon 7xxx Series) then you need at least: 2.0 GHz processor or better
Pass Memory:
256 MB RAM if Windows XP, Windows ME, Windows 98, or Windows 2000
File size:
no data
Operating system:
Windows XP, Windows ME, Windows 98, or Windows 2000
DirectX:
no data

Recommended requirements

Graphics card:
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CPU:
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Memory:
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The Sims 2 performance on your PC


The Sims 2 performance with your GPU

GeForce RTX 3060's performance compared to the game's official system requirements.

RTX 3060
minimum
Any
30 fps @ low
1366×768

Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

The Sims 2 FPS calculator: average frames per second on GeForce RTX 3060 (according to our approximations). FPS may vary depending on your operating system and other factors.

low settings / 768p
85−90 FPS

The Sims 2 performance with your CPU

Core i5-12400's performance compared to the game's official system requirements.

i5-12400

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