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No matter what game I play usually my GPU bottlenecks my cpu, but in FSx my cpu bottlenecks my GPU why is this?
I noticed FSx only uses one of the four of my cores, is this why?
 
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I don't think FSX is multi-threaded, I'm not sure.

I remember a friend of mine had to upgrade his PC for this game. He had a P4 @ 3.4Ghz and got an 8800GT which made a huge difference...
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as with the lastest patch, it is multi-core aware.
FSX is very CPU limited. it often use 75-99% of my overclocked quadcore.
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as with the lastest patch, it is multi-core aware.
FSX is very CPU limited. it often use 75-99% of my overclocked quadcore.
i have the lasted patch downloaded, just not installed, that could be my problem
 
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of course! that's like saying "i bought some gas, but they're not in the car." haha
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of course! that's like saying "i bought some gas, but they're not in the car." haha
ever heard of a gas can

i downloaded it manually from the web site
 
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