[jhb_airlines] Re: FPI Last Nite

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 20:07:17 +0100

626Mb - only a two hour download. <vbg>

bones

-----Original Message-----
From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gerry Winskill
Sent: 10 August 2006 19:54
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: FPI Last Nite


Thanks Phil, downloading now. Does seem uncharacteristically low profile!

Gerry Winskill

Phil Reynolds wrote:

> Hi Gerry,
>
> You can get it from Microsoft direct, at the following URL :
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/games/flightsimulatorx/downloads.html
>
> Cheers
>
> Phil
>
> Gerry Winskill wrote:
>
>> Did you have to part with cash to download?
>>
>> Gerry Winskill
>>
>> FrankTurley@xxxxxxx wrote:
>>
>>> In a message dated 10/08/2006 19:12:55 GMT Daylight Time,
>>> ff006c5886@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
>>>
>>>     Frank
>>>     I am not sure what sort of machine you have now (I know it is an
>>>     Intel P4)
>>>     or even what size case it is in. I have a full tower case, as I
>>>     too had some
>>>     overheat problem in early days, when I  then had the fashionable
>>>     microcase,
>>>     went up to a midi case and now the full tower.Has tons of room
>>>     inside for
>>>     the airflow, altho I have added a fan at the base to push air
>>> in, and
>>>     another at the top to pull it out, totally unnecessary, but it
>>>     gives a
>>>     positive airflow.
>>>
>>>     If you have one of the smaller ones, and everything inside looks
>>>     jammed in,
>>>     then that could well be the source of your problem.
>>>
>>>     Of course it depends on where it will be sited, I have room to put
>>>     it at the
>>>     side of my desk.
>>>
>>>     My machine has been running for hours at a time right through the
>>>     heatwave
>>>     (the room faces SSW) with no hint of overheat.
>>>
>>>     Frank
>>>
>>> Frank,
>>>
>>> Its a Dell Dimension 8300, has a 3GHz P4, and I bought it nearly 3
>>> years ago. It has a normal size tower case (not a mini-tower), and
>>> there is loads of room inside. It would probably benefit from
>>> another fan, but as I'm going to replace it I'm not going to bother.
>>> It normally gives me a good FPS rate running FS2004 without AI Traffic.
>>>
>>> I'm now downloading the FSX demo, which I'll try to run on the same
>>> machine. I'll let you know how that goes.
>>>
>>> Frank T.
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