Download the demo version of the Simulator, like the full version of the game the demo version is still missing some functionality but should give you an idea of what to expect.
Windows Version Minimum:
OS: Windows® XP / Vista / 7 / 8
Processor: Processor: 2.8 GHz Core 2 Duo (3.2 GHz Core 2 Duo recommended), AMD Athlon MP (multiprocessor variant or comparable processors)
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Graphics: 512 MB with Pixel Shader 2.0 (AGP PCIe only)
Hard Drive: 300MB HD space
Sound: Direct X 9.0c compatible
Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection for online play
Laptop versions of these chipsets may work but are not supported. Updates to your video and sound card drivers may be required.