The Sims 3 on old macbook

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by yourdream, Jul 21, 2009.

  1. yourdream macrumors regular

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    Aug 16, 2008
    #1
    I have the last generation unibody MacBook, will it run the game without much lag?

    Model Name: MacBook
    Model Identifier: MacBook5,1
    Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
    Processor Speed: 2.4 GHz
    Number Of Processors: 1
    Total Number Of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache: 3 MB
    Memory: 2 GB
    Bus Speed: 1.07 GHz
    Boot ROM Version: MB51.0073.B06
    SMC Version (system): 1.32f8

    Chipset Model: NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
    Type: Display
    Bus: PCI
    VRAM (Total): 256 MB
    Vendor: NVIDIA (0x10de)
    Device ID: 0x0863
    Revision ID: 0x00b1
    ROM Revision: 3343
    Displays:
    Color LCD:
    Resolution: 1280 x 800
    Depth: 32-Bit Color
    Core Image: Hardware Accelerated
    Main Display: Yes
    Mirror: Off
    Online: Yes
    Quartz Extreme: Supported
    Built-In: Yes
     
  2. sammy2066 macrumors 6502a

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    Oct 3, 2007
    #3
    When you said old, I thought you meant the ones with Intel graphics.

    The 9400M should handle Sims 3 just fine, although you can't run with maxed out settings. And be prepared for the occasional lag and choppiness.
     

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