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post #21 of 47
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Yep, i still play it here and there.... great game, ive got loads of addon packs aswell.

I just got Realflight G4... its a R/C plane and helicptor simulator, i was suprised how good it is

EDIT.... ive had fsx for ages and i only found out 2 days ago to set the target frame rate to unlimited, i had it at the default 20FPS the game is so smooth now... i get upto 100FPS now with everything maxed out and AA switch on


I have almost the same rig and never reaches 40 fps, let alone 100.
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post #22 of 47
I want this one:



my dad is going to get into flight sims, and i may join him, so i'm looking into getting some good gear

I'm not going to get the yoke, but my dad may.
    
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post #23 of 47
I use FS 2004 with an old microsoft sidewinder force feedback 2 joystick, not sure if they still make them but i like it. been thinking of getting FSX but dont know if its worth the change.
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How? Is it only me that gets 5FPS even with high (not ultra) settings?
FSX is very CPU dependant, but i would have thourght your cpu would be fine and ur 8800GTS.... do you have service pack 1 installed ???







Those screenies are at 1280x1024 with Ultra settings and AA
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post #25 of 47
Now lets see it with a PMDG 747X and some addon scenery in a city and watch it die!

The Sitika Approach mission is very FPS-friendly!

Btw, shift+z will give various info strings up if you press it either 1/2/3 times, easier than FRAPS FPS counter.
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post #26 of 47
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I have almost the same rig and never reaches 40 fps, let alone 100.
Theres ya proof

Stick that in ur pipe and smoke it
Edited by wiggy2k7 - 7/29/08 at 10:18am
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Now that i saw those screenies I want!

darn too bad i'm broke till next week
    
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post #28 of 47
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FSX is very CPU dependant, but i would have thourght your cpu would be fine and ur 8800GTS.... do you have service pack 1 installed ???







Those screenies are at 1280x1024 with Ultra settings and AA
wow those are some nice graphics! how did u get to set it up to unlimited fps??
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post #29 of 47
Settings > Customize or something then move the counter for FPS up to unlimited. Although, if you do this the CPU works on hitting all the FPS it can instead of loading textures and what not...


...or something along those lines.
Edited by Jaffa Cakes! - 6/24/08 at 11:11am
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Settings > Display > General or something then move the counter for FPS up to unlimited. Although, if you do this the CPU works on hitting all the FPS it can instead of loading textures and what not...


...or something along those lines.
It runs better now than what it ever did with the default settings from microsoft... it loads the textures pretty fine on mine with the frames set to unlimited
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