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Making Sims 3 run faster

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Hi there,

I realize Sims 3 is a game that requires a pretty high-end gaming system, but I was wondering if there's anything else I can do to make it run faster on my mac. Here's some background stuff:

I've already tried:

-Playing without custom content
-Running all graphic options on "low"

Here's my specs:
-MacBook Pro (brand new last year)
-Mac OS X, Version 10.6.8
-Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66 GHz
-Memory: 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3
-Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 320M (VRAM: 256 MB)

Is there anything else (aside from getting a new computer) that I can do to boost the speed of my game? Let me know if there's anything else you need to know.

Thank you in advance
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Mac Specs: '11 Fall MBP 13" 2.8Ghz Dual-Core i7. 8gb RAM. 256gb SSD. --- iPhone 4 16GB.--- 120gb iPod Classic.

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Upgrading your RAM should significantly help. I am sure you also know this, but only have that one program running at the time.
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