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Topic # 25448 21-Aug-2008 16:09
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My work requires a nice system to handle Flight Simulator X at a decent graphics level and framerate on 3x 22" LCD's (or a big maybe, 1x 32" LCD TV and 2x 20" LCD screens). (And yes, it is for work, not play damnit.... Tongue out)

What have been peoples experience with Flight Sim X hardware wise ? I know its quite intensive at a decent graphics level etc..... but what have people run it on etc ?

Ive pretty much said that something along the lines of this would be a good start... 

Im so out of touch with graphics cards however so am not 100% certain of the GFX power of the above mentioned system....
So, ideas/advice appreciated Laughing

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  Reply # 158731 21-Aug-2008 16:21
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My 8800GT seems to handle the graphics pretty well. In saying that, my processor is a quad core Q6600, I have 4gigs of ram sitting in a P5K Premium motherboard, so that might assist things overall too.

That system should do it though.

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  Reply # 162302 4-Sep-2008 21:20
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Tahii: My 8800GT seems to handle the graphics pretty well. In saying that, my processor is a quad core Q6600, I have 4gigs of ram sitting in a P5K Premium motherboard, so that might assist things overall too.

That system should do it though.


the CPU for gaming would have to be the E8400, becuase for most game only support up to dual core. Q6600 has good value but not so good on gaming as the E8400. As for graphic I go for the HD4850, it has got the performance and value that you need.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 162362 5-Sep-2008 08:48
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But does Flight Sim X support dual/quad core ? Undecided (Off to Google)

Update :

Nope.
"Another thing that puzzles me is that FSX does not support Dual Core CPUs or SLI and Crossfire. How can one expect great frame rates at higher settings if the sim doesn't support the latest technology?"
http://www.gamespot.com/pc/sim/microsoftflightsimulatorx/player_review.html?id=519405




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  Reply # 162582 5-Sep-2008 22:47
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xpd: But does Flight Sim X support dual/quad core ? Undecided (Off to Google)

Update :

Nope.
"Another thing that puzzles me is that FSX does not support Dual Core CPUs or SLI and Crossfire. How can one expect great frame rates at higher settings if the sim doesn't support the latest technology?"
http://www.gamespot.com/pc/sim/microsoftflightsimulatorx/player_review.html?id=519405


Both dual and quad core works for gaming ie FSX. But dual core tend to perform better in gaming.

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  Reply # 162583 5-Sep-2008 23:04
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xpd: But does Flight Sim X support dual/quad core ? Undecided (Off to Google)

Update :

Nope.
"Another thing that puzzles me is that FSX does not support Dual Core CPUs or SLI and Crossfire. How can one expect great frame rates at higher settings if the sim doesn't support the latest technology?"
http://www.gamespot.com/pc/sim/microsoftflightsimulatorx/player_review.html?id=519405


I think you are right FSX perform better in single core. This could really be pain in the ass
http://flyawaysimulation.com/postt23563.html

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