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Ineed a new video/ graphics card for my a1220n hp to run Sims 3

I need a new video card to run Sim3 what is compatible with my hp a1220n?

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Buy a PCIE 512mb Video Card> NVidia inno3D Chips..

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Unfortunately your computer has no expansion slot for video cards. You may look at the following link to see a picture of your motherboard and its specifications. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00361570&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=1130585

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Sims3 is incompatible


I assume you running it on Windows 7 32-Bit. Now before you trying the tips below, do make sure your computer is compatible and meet the Sims 3 requirement.

The Sims 3 can be run on a PC with Windows XP and Vista, and on a Mac. However, there is no official Windows 7-compatible version. This means that Sims 3 will not install on Windows 7 properly.
To fix this error, you need to run Sims 3 in Compatibility Mode. To do that, simply right-click the Sims 3 icon, select Properties and then select Compatibility. Then check the Run this program in compatibility mode for box and select Windows Vista or Windows XP SP3. The game should work fine.

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My sims 3 has installed but when i go to load it it says " device 0 cannot run this title. No supported video graphics card detected. please check your system hard ware.... HELP


well the problem is simple. you need to get a more powerful graphics card. you can check www.intel.com for a new video card. otherwise you're just going to have to give up on playing sims 3

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I need a list of compatible video cards for an hp pavilion a1220n, can any one help?


Hello,

I would recommend Nvidia graphics card.
It is one of the best, and compatible with your computer.
I would recommend one of the most recent models.
Check with your local computer shops and they will assist you in getting a good recent model.

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Acer aspire and sims 3


it means that your graphics card wont support your sims 3 game, unfortunately you'll have to buy one that will support exxteme gaming

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I am trying to find a video card for my dell dimension 8300 that will run the new sims 3 game. john


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you need to view the games minimum requirements. this will be cpu speed. amount of physical memory ( RAM ) and graphics card requirements. some games also require graphics accelerators. Another thing to take into consideration:- Direct X versions supported By The graphics Card. And whether your PC is compatable with the card. i.e AGP/PCI-e.

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I just installed SIMS 3, and it keeps freezing up and crashing. Is my ATI Radeon X600 the problem?


The card is most likely NOt the problem, best thing to do is upgrade the Graphics drivers and other drivers... If that doesnt work...
Check to make sure the Ram is sufficient,
I believe it would be the problem if its a older card, and Sims 3 is a high Polygon game. and Alot of radeon cards Get old quick.. if You really want to play sims 3 Upgrade your Video Card If your running a Crossfire Mother board (Ati only) Buy one of the new Ati cards 4890 i believe is the newest one, Its a great card
If your running a Full compatibility board buy one of the new Nvidia's But before you buy make sure your Computer Supports it :)

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SIMS 3 compatability


Yes The ATI Radeon 3450 is on the compatability chart for the "Sims 3" Game
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Sims 3 graphic card compatability


Yes The SIms 3 can be run with this Video card
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Direct X compatibility issue with new graphics card


Hi tom2badcat, the SIMS game is very picky when it comes to graphics cards. If you look on the SIMS box you'll find their recomended graphics card list. The video card you bought is a low end 8x AGP card. You can try downloading & installing directx 9.0c from microsoft. Click on this link;
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9226a611-62fe-4f61-aba1-914185249413&displaylang=en
If directx 9.0c still fails to install the graphics card is at fault & you should return it. Listed below is a link. The link provides a couple 8x AGP graphics cards that will run both directx 9.0c & the SIMS expansion pack 2. (The graphic cards shown all use faster memory).
XFX cards carry a lifetime warranty. (No# Choice)
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1776106&CatId=318
Below is a whole list of 8x AGP cards.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/category_slc.asp?CatId=318&name=AGP&

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