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Old February 16, 2010, 10:49 AM
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Originally Posted by headsh0t View Post
I would go with a cheap AM3 system. Like what was suggested above, a 785G mobo and a Athlon II 240 or something and if your parents are actually going to be playing Sims 3 and other games then get some cheap video card like that 9600gt or a GTS240. If no gaming is being done then jsut the onboard would be fine for HD video....
Agreed, if required. From what I have read the integrated will run Sims 3 fine. If it isn't able to play at a high enough resolution (though I don't see that being a problem given it is the Sims) or frames per second, then add a graphics card (hd 4670 would be a good cheap card for it).
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