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Hey guys, so I just received Flight Simulator X. Graphics are pretty crappy. I set them to the ones recommended on Nvidia's site for 7600 GT and + since I have a Geforce 7800 GTX. The ground looks silver sometimes, and there are a couple of visual glitches. Happens to anyone?
    
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Don't have the game but it seems the texture mapping is off. If there is a view distance setting, make sure you max that out, so it will load objects far off, and not load them half way (silver or some other plain color). Sometimes it will appear to glitch it into focus because it didn't load it fast enough, also try and dedicate more RAM to the program. Hope this helps, good luck.
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You can turn the settings up quite a bit. A 7800GTX is significantly more powerful than a 7600GT.
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Yeah, 7800GTX is about equivalent to 7900GT.
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MS FSX is like a year ahead of its time, no?
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MS FSX is like a year ahead of its time, no?
I'd say so. If I'm not mistaken the only way to get "real" DX10 graphics is with one of these new beast video cards which are like 600 bucks right now and a 1kilowatt powersupply, AND windows vista.

not worth it now. maybe in a year.

x-plane has better physics though.

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Hey guys, so I just received Flight Simulator X. Graphics are pretty crappy. I set them to the ones recommended on Nvidia's site for 7600 GT and + since I have a Geforce 7800 GTX. The ground looks silver sometimes, and there are a couple of visual glitches. Happens to anyone?
the graphics aren't crappy.... your gfx card is. That game will work with dx10...
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But it shouldn't be crappy. I know the beta looked amazing on my 7900GT.
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Well an 8800 GTX gets about 15 fps at maxed out settings.
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