[jhb_airlines] Re: is it possible ??

  • From: "ERNIE LAYCOCK" <ernie.laycock@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2006 19:12:19 -0000

Many thanks
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Paul Reynolds 
  To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Sunday, November 19, 2006 5:01 PM
  Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: is it possible ??

  With current technology, I would advise you to go for a Intel Pentium Duel 
Core machine rather than AMD, 1 or 2Gb of memory, as big a hard Drive as you 
can get, as high end graphics card as you can manage but avoiding SLI as FSX 
does not and, from what I've read so far, will not support it. SLI is a 
technology allowing two identical graphics cards to run linked together to 
share the work load and produce even better graphics output.  If you can afford 
it, wait until the new range of DX10 graphics cards are released, they would be 
best suited for FSX as it has been designed DX10 in mind.  Also, bear in mind 
the new Vista operating system is due for release, if you are thinking about a 
new machine you may benefit significantly by holding off until you can get one 
with vista bundled.

    -----Original Message-----
    From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of ERNIE LAYCOCK
    Sent: 19 November 2006 16:49
    To: jhb airlines
    Subject: [jhb_airlines] is it possible ??

    Hi All
    I am seriously thinking of buying a new computer,so that I can then run 
FSX.I would like to know if it is possible to have 2 computers (connected by 
switching), to my 2 monitors.Is this what a router does ? I have no idea !!!
    My computer is pretty basic :-
    AMD2800 processor  8 gig Hd  + 120 gig HD (external on USB) Nivea video 
card FX5200.
    Anybody got a good specification what I would need to run FSX ? Forget cost 
at this stage.
    I have already posted an email (by mistake !!) and Alex has replied already 
-- thanks Alex.
    You seem to be able to find FPS (I don't know how to do this !!!) I have no 
idea how slow or fast mine runs !!
    Over to all of you


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