Best Computers for The Sims 4
Running The Sims 4 these days doesn't take a lot of computing power, especially thanks to The Sims 4 graphic settings which allow you to lower the graphical quality of the game as you play. This means most decent computers can run The Sims 4 just fine.
Computers for The Sims 4
- Cheap Computers For The Sims 4
- Best Computers For The Sims 4
- High-End Computers For The Sims 4
- Unlimited Budget Computers For The Sims 4
- FAQ for The Sims 4 Computers
The Sims 4 was released in 2014 and is constantly updated with stuff packs, expansions and even free updates to keep the game fresh and fun. Recently the game released pets, which allow players to interact with cats and dogs whilst running around looking after their Sims.
If you want to play The Sims 4 with smooth gameplay and have good FPS, you'll want to have a computer that meets the recommended system requirements:
Operating system64 Bit Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10ProcessorIntel core i5 or faster, AMD Athlon X4Memory (RAM)4 GB RAMHard drive (free space)At least 9 GB of free space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content and saved gameDVD driveDVD-ROM drive required for installation from disc onlyGraphics card (video)NVIDIA GTX 650 or betterDirect X versionDirectX 9.0c CompatibleInputKeyboard and mouse
Depending on how well you want to run The Sims 4 and your budget, check out a list of computers below. You may need to tweak the in-game settings in order for the game to run well on some of the cheaper computers.
This list was last updated on May 2018.
Cheap Computers For The Sims 4 (under $600)
These computers should all be capable of running The Sims 4 based on the recommended specs. They have enough RAM to allow the game to run smoothly and all come with a dedicated graphics card for processing the game in good quality.
|HP 8300 4K Gaming Computer|
|3.2 GHz Intel Core i5||8GB||1TB HDD||GT730||$429.99||View On Amazon|
|CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra GUA3400A Gaming Desktop|
|AMD FX-6300 3.50GHZ Six-Core||8GB||1TB HDD||AMD Radeon R7 250||$539.99||View On Amazon|
|iBuyPower Gaming Enthusiast Desktop PC AM010A|
|AMD FX-6300 3.5Ghz||8GB||1TB HDD||NVIDIA Geforce GT 710||$569.99||View On Amazon|
|Lenovo Ideacentre 710-25ISH High Performance Gaming Desktop|
|Intel 2.7GHz i5-6400||8GB||1TB Hybrid||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 730||$529.00||View On Amazon|
Best Computers For The Sims 4 (under $900)
Some of the best computers currently available; all of these computers come with powerful graphics cards, plenty of space and storage and fast CPUs with plenty of cores.
|CUK Switch 77 - Gamer Ready Desktop|
|Intel Pentium G4560||12 GB||1TB HDD||GTX 1060||$789.99||View On Amazon|
|Acer Predator AG3-710 Gaming Desktop Computer|
|Intel i5-6400||8GB||128GB M.2 SSD + 1TB HDD||GTX 1060||$849.00||View On Amazon|
|HP OMEN Gaming VR Ready Desktop|
|Intel Core i5-7400||8GB||1TB HDD||GTX 1060||$864.49||View On Amazon|
|SkyTech Archangel II Gaming Computer Desktop PC|
|AMD RYZEN 5 1400||16 GB||1TB HDD||GTX 1060||$899.99||View On Amazon|
|SkyTech ArchAngel GTX 1050 Ti Gaming Computer Desktop|
|AMD FX-6300 3.50GHz||8GB||1TB HDD||GTX 1050 Ti||$569.00||View On Amazon|
High-End Computers for The Sims 4
The high-end computers should be more than good enough to run The Sims 4. They sport some of the newest graphics cards, including the GTX 1080 and come with plenty of RAM to keep the game running for longer.
|iBUYPOWER Pro Gaming Desktop PC ELEMENT003i|
|Intel i7-8700K||16 GB||2TB HDD, 480GB SSD||GTX 1080||$2079.99||View On Amazon|
|SkyTech Oracle - Gaming Computer PC Desktop|
|Intel i7-7700K||16 GB||1TB HDD||GTX 1060||$1329.99||View On Amazon|
|iBUYPOWER Gaming Elite Desktop PC Liquid Cooled AM8480i|
|Intel i7-8700k||8GB||1TB HDD||GTX 1060||$1199.00||View On Amazon|
|SkyTech Omega Gaming Computer Desktop PC|
|Intel i7-7700K||16 GB||2TB HDD, 240GB SSD||GTX 1080||$1799.00||View On Amazon|
|CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme VR Gaming PC Desktop|
|Intel i7-8700K||16GB||240GB SSD, 1TB HDD||GTX 1080 Ti||$1999.00||View On Amazon|
Unlimited Budget Computers for The Sims 4
If you have an unlimited budget, these computers are for you. Capable of running any game, they have high amounts of ram, the latest and overpowered CPUs, powerful dedicated graphics cards and plenty of storage. These are some of the best computers for around.
|CORSAIR ONE ELITE Compact Gaming Desktop PC|
|Intel Core i7-8700K||32GB||480GB M.2 SSD, 2TB HDD||GTX 1080 Ti||$2999.99||View On Amazon|
|MAINGEAR Vybe - Intel i9 12-Core 7920X|
|Intel i9 7920X||64GB||512GB M.2 SSD, 2TB HDD||GTX 1080 Ti||$4930.78||View On Amazon|
|2018 Latest HP OMEN 880 Gaming PC|
|Intel i7-8700K||32GB||512GB NVMe SSD + 2TB HDD||GTX 1080 Ti||$2699.95||View On Amazon|
|ADAMANT 18X-Core Liquid Cooled Media Workstation Gaming Desktop PC|
|Intel Core i9 7980XE||128GB||10TB HDD 2TB NVMe SSD||2-way SLI Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti||$9099.99||View On Amazon|
|iBUYPOWER Gaming Computer Desktop PC AM1040X|
|Intel i9-7900X||32 GB||3TB 7200RPM HDD, 240GB SSD||GTX 1080 Ti||$2999.99||View On Amazon|
FAQ for The Sims 4 Computers
Can The Sims 4 work on Macs?
The Sims 4 can be played on a Mac. You can see their Mac system requirements here.
Suggestions for The Sims 4 Computers?
Got any suggestions for running The Sims 4 on a computer? What are you currently using? Do you find it runs well, or do you have lag? List your processor, ram, graphics card and HDD type in the comments below so we can see what everyone else is using.