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Systems to Run The Sims 4 on a Budget.

Release Date 2014-09-02
Developer Maxis
Publisher Electronic Arts
Engine Custom
Pricing Model Fee-To-Play
Platforms Mac OS X, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S
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Genres

Life, Simulation

Tags

3D, 3rd Person, Building, Career Sim, Co-Op, Creative, DLCs, Dating Sim, Decoration, Faction System, Frequent DLCs, Friendship Sim, Moddable, Modern Setting, Non-Linear, Open World, Open-Ended, Overhead View, Relaxing, Romance, Single-Player, Stylized, Task Management, Weather

Pricing History

Judging by recent records, you can expect to pay around C$30 for The Sims 4 on a regular day, but here's how its price evolved during the last few months:

Current Offers

Compatible Ready-Made Systems

The following Systems meet the minimal system requirements set by The Sims 4's developers. So, it should run the game, but you might need to lower visual quality for an enjoyable experience.

Matches are sorted by price, so if what you see doesn't match your expectations and you can afford to pay more, feel free to move on to the next page.

Showing 1-6 of 55 items.
Lenovo IdeaPad 1 14-inch Netbook (82GW0047CF)

Lenovo IdeaPad 1 14-inch Netbook (82GW0047CF)

ranked #7 among Laptops priced under $500

Built for price-effectiveness above all, this laptop might still be worth a look if you're happy with products from the Microsoft store. It's not a po

Performance in selected Apps

The Sims 423th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck11th percentile
Versatility92th percentile
Power22th percentile
Storage Space25th percentile
Portability69th percentile
Battery Autonomy25th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, S Edition

Screen

14", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD 3020e

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$199.
HP 14-inch Laptop (14-fq0008ca)

HP 14-inch Laptop (14-fq0008ca)

This laptop is as modest as it gets, but if you need more versatility than a Chromebook can offer, this could be worth a look.

Luckily, this laptop

Performance in selected Apps

The Sims 423th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck10th percentile
Versatility58th percentile
Power22th percentile
Storage Space25th percentile
Portability84th percentile
Battery Autonomy36th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, S Edition

Screen

14", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD 3020e

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$349. You could save 100% right now.
Asus L410 14-inch NetBook (L410MA-SH01-CB)

Asus L410 14-inch NetBook (L410MA-SH01-CB)

ranked #8 among Laptops priced under $500

This laptop is all about cost-effectiveness, and if you're strapped for cash, it could be a compelling option, especially if you're a patient person c

Performance in selected Apps

The Sims 420th percentile

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck8th percentile
Versatility88th percentile
Power6th percentile
Storage Space25th percentile
Portability85th percentile
Battery Autonomy17th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, S Edition

Screen

14", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Celeron N4020

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 600

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$299.
Lenovo IdeaPad 3i 15-inch Laptop (82H801ECCF)

Lenovo IdeaPad 3i 15-inch Laptop (82H801ECCF)

This laptop was designed for cost-efficiency without sacrificing too much versatility. If you need a laptop for everyday tasks and want to avoid the c

Performance in selected Apps

The Sims 445th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck22th percentile
Versatility99th percentile
Power31th percentile
Storage Space39th percentile
Portability51th percentile
Battery Autonomy53th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Pentium Gold 7505

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

256 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$469. You could save 100% right now.
Asus X515 15-inch Laptop (X515JA-SB39-CB)

Asus X515 15-inch Laptop (X515JA-SB39-CB)

ranked #12 among Laptops priced $500-1000

This convenient laptop makes a compelling solution for homework and other everyday tasks. It remains affordable while including all the features I'd c

Performance in selected Apps

The Sims 443th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck25th percentile
Versatility96th percentile
Power34th percentile
Storage Space71th percentile
Portability56th percentile
Battery Autonomy64th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i3-1005G1

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$529.
HP 15-inch Laptop (15-dw3088ca)

HP 15-inch Laptop (15-dw3088ca)

ranked #5 among Laptops priced $500-1000

Despite its humble price tag, this laptop makes a compelling option to handle homework and other everyday tasks.

Thanks to detailed documentation,

Performance in selected Apps

The Sims 443th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck56th percentile
Versatility93th percentile
Power37th percentile
Storage Space71th percentile
Portability54th percentile
Battery Autonomy53th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i3-1115G4

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$699. You could save 21% right now.