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Topic # 23229 23-Jun-2008 00:52
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Hi!

I have a computer with 1 GB ram, 128mb video card, 232 GB hard drive. Now, I had windows xp, but the licence somehow ran out, so they said it was fake, and bla bla, and finally they ended up screwing me up, by taking away a lot of possibilities, like using my icons and using many programs. Now I bought Windows Vista Ultimate edition, 32 bit, its on its way here, and i will probably be getting it tomorrow.

Im happy about this, because i have Flight Simulator X, and i havent been able to play it since i got it (christmas 2006). Do you think FSX will work smoothly now? and that my computer will be able to handle vista well? I tried the upgrade atvisor, and it said that i could get vista.

Do you think i made a good choice, and that i will finally be able to play FSX well?


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  Reply # 140160 24-Jun-2008 12:59
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YOu havent mentioned what type of video card, or CPU so its a tad hard to say.....
Did the game run well before ? if so, then not really any reason for it not to run as well on Vista...upgrade to 2gb of RAM wouldnt hurt though.




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  Reply # 140354 25-Jun-2008 03:09
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It is a AMD athlon, 2.03 GHz i think and the memory card is Nvidia nForce 570 series. No, the game didnt run well when i had XP.. but they had warned me that it doesnt run well on xp anyway, so..


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 140373 25-Jun-2008 08:31
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Youd be better off getting a newer system if you want to run Flight Sim nicely and run Vista Ultimate.
Or at a minimum more RAM and a better video card, however I suspect youre probably using AGP and getting a recent model card on AGP is quite hard now......

The specs from MS for FSX would leave you to believe itll run fine on your system...yes, it will run, but more like Flight Sim 3 rather than X :)




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  Reply # 140382 25-Jun-2008 09:03
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It all depends on what you mean playing it "well". Look at the specs of my machine, it plays it well, but it costed a fortune to do so!! (have now got 8gb of DDR3 ram, 4gb wasnt cutting it.. enough said!!!)



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  Reply # 140384 25-Jun-2008 09:12
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Aight, i guess i can just give up on FSX, and continue with FS2004 :P so ill just install vista, and thats it..

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  Reply # 141822 1-Jul-2008 11:25
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For all matters flightsim, this is the site to go:-

www.avsim.com

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