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What's the best joystick/ rudder pedal combos out there right now?
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What's the best joystick/ rudder pedal combos out there right now?
saitek yoke/pedals are good.

you can also get the saitek x52 if you want a HOTAS.
 
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I've got a joystick somewhere. Need to order the game first though
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Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post
james8 go away. you dont know anything about FSX obviously. sorry..but its true

anyway ryko,

fsx is an AWESOME game. its not unoptimzed. it just requires a lot of computer power to run it maxed at fluid framerates. its not easy modeling the entire earth in real time as well as calculating lots of flight dynamics and gauges. which your 2500k can do just fine . fsx relies on clock speed not cores, so overclock that baby to 4.5ghz+


you will need a joystick obviously and the logitech extreme 3d pro is a great canidate. cheap and tough. i have one, had it since '06 and it still works nicely

also, ignore all of the noobs telling you to config your fsx a certain way with fsx.cfg and what not. the difference is minimal and you often times end up ruining it. most of the "tweaks" suck and dont do anything/mess up textures

and: your 2500k will get a nice frame rate no matter where you fly. my 2600k stomps the game so yours should do somewhat the same

oh and caraboose. you know your my favorite flying buddy
Sorry but I got tired of it so I sold it. It's seriously outdated (going on 5 years) and needs a ton of processing power since it's piss poorly coded. Don't get me wrong it was great and all but even with all the add-ons, shader model 3.0 still has its limitations. I'll get back into it when Flight and X-Plane 10 are released. By the way, some of the tweaks are crucial to get a smooth flying experience even with a 4+ ghz cpu. If you mess something up, then either you're doing it wrong or it's not the right tweak for your setup. Oh and cores DO matter along with clock speed, gpu throughput, and memory bandwidth. If you're looking for people to fly with, why not check out VATSIM?
Edited by computerparts - 7/17/11 at 8:54pm
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because the VATSIM guys are pretty lame. theyre way too fricking hardcore for a game. i mean im a couch pilot myself but im not HARDXCORE

and its NOT PISS POOR CODED. it needs processing power because you have to model an entire earth in REAL TIME, and process a ton of gauges and dynamics along with it.

and a 4ghz dual core will run it better than a 3ghz quad core.
 
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