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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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