Best Desktop Computer for The Sims 4 in 2019/20 | 3 Gaming PCs at 3 Budgets

Best Desktop Computer for The Sims 4 in 2019/20 | 3 Gaming PCs at 3 Budgets

Today we work through three computer parts lists that I’ve hand-picked to play The Sims 4 at various settings and budget levels, along with a clear upgrade path from an entry-level desktop to a higher-end streaming PC that will enable you to play on Ultra settings as well as do some video editing and streaming. Be sure to hit the Like, Subscribe, and notification buttons if you enjoyed this video! 💎

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In this video, Ouiza shares three different computer builds that she designed for The Sims 4. Each desktop forms part of an ultimate upgrade path which will take you from “up and running” to enjoying The Sims 4 on Ultra settings. She goes through the price of each part, the relative cost to upgrade, and the absolute cost to upgrade.


  1. Daffne Karina on May 28, 2020 at 4:37 pm

    Do you think that with the higher end PC I can also stream and will it be able to hold the sims 3?

  2. DizmonD ديزموند on May 28, 2020 at 4:39 pm

    Keep up
    I hope you get big support

  3. M W on May 28, 2020 at 4:40 pm

    i wondering can you buy a computer already built similar to mod or high range for those price ranges. i can play on hp laptop but its not the best at all i dont care if it is desktop or laptop just want to be able to play and add mods nothing major this is the only game i play on pc and just want a computer or laptop already put together to run the game not sure the best place to look you know help lol please

  4. Gabrielle on May 28, 2020 at 4:40 pm

    Hi ouiza! Ive looked at the link you’ve provided and i think I’ll be going for the high end route. I haven’t built a pc ever in my life so ive looked up online for instructions 😅 and it said that i need a case? For the ones you’ve recommended which case would be good or it doesn’t really matter? Also for the monitors and accessories , is there anything you can recommend that will go well with the ones on the list? Thank you so much 😊

  5. Raven Miriad on May 28, 2020 at 4:43 pm

    You are the best!! Thanks alot for the info! 👍👍

  6. Dazzling Sqwid on May 28, 2020 at 4:46 pm

    This video was really good, but i actually kinda prefer laptop & im not also a laptop professional. Can you show us the recommended laptop to play the sims?

  7. Santiago Quiroga Arias on May 28, 2020 at 4:48 pm

    esta chido no?

  8. Kate Marie on May 28, 2020 at 4:50 pm

    Would the Mid Range be best for using the Sims 4 expansion pack? Looking into buying the components and building a PC for the first time want something that will run Sims 4 base game and all expansions

  9. Kelli C on May 28, 2020 at 4:52 pm

    I just found your video because I’m looking into buying a gaming computer to start a YouTube channel.. anyways I’m currently using a MacBook Pro and it’s giving me hell ! I don’t have enough space to do anything I even bought a back up drive and It worked for a little while but still now I can’t even open my game. So I’m hoping to buy the “ high end “ gaming computer because I download a lot of cc n mods . Thanks for the video it was very informative. Quick question do you recommend Ibuypower Or Cyberpower gaming computers ? @ouisims

  10. Graham Bass on May 28, 2020 at 4:53 pm

    Thanks very much for this video. It was very helpful to someone who knows nothing about building pcs

  11. Cristina on May 28, 2020 at 4:54 pm

    Hello, I’m wondering if I can buy DLCs into my laptop without making it laggy? I’m using this Lenovo laptop to play the base game and so far it doesn’t lag. It says intel core i3 with 2.00 GHz (i don’t know what that means) 4gb RAM.

  12. zynbw on May 28, 2020 at 4:55 pm

    Random comment but you’re really pretty!

  13. Ally Cathey on May 28, 2020 at 4:55 pm

    Thank you so much for your help!

  14. Alex Kelley, PheonixFlames on May 28, 2020 at 4:56 pm

    Pcpartpicker says ur motherboards not compatible with ur CPU do u know y?

  15. The Road to Cosplay and Comic Con on May 28, 2020 at 4:57 pm

    Sims 4 can’t even run on my desktop and I’m using Legacy Edition so I plan to upgrade very soon

  16. Simmer Erin on May 28, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    What a great video! And the truth is not everyone can afford the most high end gaming PC. Informative but also accessible!

  17. grace w on May 28, 2020 at 5:01 pm

    what would you recomend for pre-builds? brands, etc, around the same price point as entry-level?

  18. Novantage on May 28, 2020 at 5:03 pm

    I’ve seen my friend game on his MacBook. I think it was an air, but would that work for running Sims 4, especially with 6 expansion packs attached?

  19. Glittery Gaming on May 28, 2020 at 5:04 pm

    Is Dell a good brand for sims? I want to get sims 4, but I dont want to ruin my computer

  20. Grace Cottington on May 28, 2020 at 5:06 pm

    This is exactly what I needed, very informative and easy to understand 🙂

  21. CaptainFaithful on May 28, 2020 at 5:07 pm

    What an informative video! Even though I’m nowhere near planning to build a PC anytime soon ^^’
    Personally, I’m using an HP Omen gaming laptop to play the Sims 4, as well all the other games I play like Overwatch. I used to play on another laptop that was a Dell before I upgraded to this one.

    A lot of my friends have fancy gaming PCs but I always thought it was more comfortable just having a laptop. Mainly because that’s all I have ever used at home, and I don’t feel like spending a lot of money on PC parts XD

    Other than that, what I use right now I find to be pretty good for the Sims 4, and I’m able to play it at around High settings while even streaming if I feel like it.

  22. Michael Jackson on May 28, 2020 at 5:09 pm

    Heyy ! I have a Samsung Series 7 DP700A3B-A02US 23-Inch All-in-One Desktop at the moment – uh had it for years lol so pretty old . I’m looking to update but I really have no idea where to start . I want to get and play the sims 4 and buy it with all of its expansions,game,stuff packs . I’d like to know what computers/gaming pc you’d recommend to someone without a budget , so what’s like the best of the best ?

  23. JustAHamsterOwner Oof on May 28, 2020 at 5:11 pm

    I really enjoy your voice 🙂

  24. lovely_lexuss on May 28, 2020 at 5:12 pm

    Why does my sims game go slow after I downloaded the cc ?

  25. Ali K on May 28, 2020 at 5:12 pm

    Hey-o. I have to say this video was super helpful. You can clearly see that you genuinely put a lot of thought and care into this video. It is really helpful, really helped us new into Gaming or PC’s.

    Keep up with the great content, subscribed!

  26. Tiffany Dela Cruz on May 28, 2020 at 5:12 pm

    hi ouiza! i plan to purchase a windows pc for sims 4 (i need a windows to file my taxes, might as well purchase soething that i can play with) do you recommend a mini pc for sims 4? like the intel NUC? my apartment is quite small to have a desktop

  27. SAVAGE on May 28, 2020 at 5:15 pm

    My problem is how I put all this together lol

  28. maria xyz on May 28, 2020 at 5:15 pm

    For budget: 3200g/2200g (small performance gain, take the 3200g if the price difference is small, otherwise a 2200g is totally fine),
    For best price performance: 1600 AF or 2600
    Rx 570 or 580
    High End:
    2080 (or 5700 xt, 20% worse performance, half the price)

    If you are on a budget, but still want to play with high settings the 3400g is fine. No gpu is needed that way youll save ur money with a sims dedicated pc. however i would not recommend 3400g if you know you will drop in a gpu later, since youll spend more than just saving up for the entry level pc which performs at least 40% better. if you know you will buy a gpu later, buy the 3200g/2200g

    if u wanna spend more and be able to play any game at high settings 60fps the entry is the go to. its more than necessary for a sims dedicated pc only but more future proof if u wanna play other games. You can also stream with the entry

  29. Sarah Ardeiwa on May 28, 2020 at 5:16 pm

    That was very helpful thank you 🥰

  30. Dustin decoursey on May 28, 2020 at 5:18 pm

    Evga makes good reliable psus as well js

  31. Dzikri Japri on May 28, 2020 at 5:20 pm

    im thinking of buying huawei D15 with ryzen 5 , with 256gb ssd and vega 8 graphic.. can u tell me what is ur oppinion about it? would that give a smooth and good graphic for me?. thts the link if u wanna check out . thank you so much

  32. Lealea on May 28, 2020 at 5:20 pm

    Thank you sooo much for this. You are AMAZING!!!!!!!!

  33. Black Orchid on May 28, 2020 at 5:21 pm

    Very good video. I feel like r5 3600 is overkill since it is for Sims 4. Could go for r5 2600 or maybe i5 9400f maybe? I still looking for a really budget one that can crank the graphic to ultra settings. Any idea for budget but can go for ultra settings?

  34. OuiSims on May 28, 2020 at 5:21 pm

    Question of the day: what kind of device do you use to play The Sims 4, and how has your experience been with it? 💎

  35. Spicy Taco on May 28, 2020 at 5:22 pm

    hello , can the sims 4 run on windows 7 , 2GB RAM ? cus I’m broke 😂

  36. Aaliyah Sanchez on May 28, 2020 at 5:25 pm

    I have a question please answer. I have a chrome book and I don’t know how to download sims4 on it or even if I can?

  37. Maria Suero on May 28, 2020 at 5:26 pm

    Your voice is so calming ♥️♥️

  38. victoria martinez on May 28, 2020 at 5:26 pm

    Super informative video!! What monitors & keyboards would you recommend to go with the entry-level budget? And is their any cords or cables that need to be included as well?

  39. girl burnt chicken on May 28, 2020 at 5:28 pm

    I have a question. Since me and my grandparents dont have alot of money is their a way to play the sims 4 on a mac book and it still have good graphics like the ones you see in other simmers video. Also would it still need a desktop? Sorry im really not a tech savvy person.

  40. Cass Rich on May 28, 2020 at 5:31 pm

    Another informative video. I am not in the market for a new computer but I still think this is relevant information.

  41. Dana J on May 28, 2020 at 5:34 pm

    Can you do a video on prebuilt desktops?

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