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Hello,

A friend recently bought a computer with a Nvidia 260 GTX with an Intel E6600 @ 3.Ghz "Not Overclocked" with two 1920x1200 monitors

When ever he plays with his "Primary Screen" he plays fine, 30fps and this is the aircraft view, but when he wants to put a nav screen "Not FPS extensive" on the second, he falls down right to 10FPS.

Now I would have thought that FX11 would have understood this was not FPS extensive but what is going on to make it use so much FPS
post #2 of 10
crap card.
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Needs a better card. Even though it is not hard to produce the GPU is still making two 1200p pictures
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crap card.
Not necesarilly. SLI it and you're back in business..
post #5 of 10
It's the CPU. FSX is the most CPU demanding game ever created. It needs cores. Many, many cores. A dual will not cut it.

The GPU is fine for that game, believe it or not.
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Crap CPU for the game definitely and not being overclocked hurts it more.
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It's the CPU. FSX is the most CPU demanding game ever created. It needs cores. Many, many cores. A dual will not cut it.

The GPU is fine for that game, believe it or not.
I think Napoleon Total War is more CPU-Demanding but I might be wrong lol.
post #8 of 10
Ya FSX will bring my Sig rig to its knees. It needs more clock speed aswell. MS thought that CPUs were only going to get faster and it turned out they really didnt they just kept adding more cores. So they reoptimized it for more cores but it is still a monster!
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I would have thought it was a graphics issue as when it goes to the next screen, then it uses the graphics, with the one screen, this game works pretty dam well.
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Change resolution, if you back it way down it's a cpu issue (which for FSX it definitely is), if it still craws, then it's a GPU... and CPU issue for FSX lol
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