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    Total and complete rubbish and very uneducated....

    Total and complete rubbish and very uneducated. The user asked for help not a comment on what is clearly your warped bias against the AMD brand. FSX works just as well with a AMD GPU as it does with...
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    Yep its near impossible to make any meaningful...

    Yep its near impossible to make any meaningful upgrades to a name branded PC as they all use custom stuff and not ATX, as you have discovered.
    I would of expected your FPS to be a bit better than...
  3. Oh yea, the Arma titles are awesome and with the...

    Oh yea, the Arma titles are awesome and with the DayZ mod it just gets better. As for the physics of flight in FSX vs Arma they are really two different beasts and although I think it would be...
  4. Thread: Updating PC

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    Brian, Ok so it didn't take long for someone...

    Brian,

    Ok so it didn't take long for someone to play the ole get a Intel CPU because AMD sucks card and I wont get caught in that type of tit for tat discussion here.
    I have built countless PCs...
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    I fail to understand why people are so very...

    I fail to understand why people are so very concerned about what they perceive MS will be doing with their OS in which YOU decide if YOU want to use or not. As has been pointed out your cell phone...
  6. Andy, Name brand PCs will use custom parts...

    Andy,

    Name brand PCs will use custom parts specific to that brand and model, the PSU being one of those parts with not only a custom form factor but custom fittings as well. This makes any upgrade...
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    While you will see a improvement I would be...

    While you will see a improvement I would be concerned that your PSU is only 250w. Before you buy anything for your PC go to a PSU power calculator website and enter your component details with the...
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    Zach, Well as you can see already its a bit of...

    Zach,

    Well as you can see already its a bit of a mixed bag with users experience of win10. I am leaving my dedicated FSX machine on win7 as there is no reason to make the change on a system that...
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    Yep, I was meaning when a AV is running a scan or...

    Yep, I was meaning when a AV is running a scan or a update, not when it was just sitting idle, thanks chaps for clarifying what I said, sometimes what the brain is saying and what the fingers type...
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    I agree, the specs for the system are very good...

    I agree, the specs for the system are very good and you wont get a performance boost by upgrading your motherboard and going to a 5th gen Intel CPU that you will notice or be worth the money.
    Its...
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    Autogen and light bloom are not big killers for...

    Autogen and light bloom are not big killers for me, but water effects and ground shadows hit my fps. I get 25 to 35 fps at the big airports like DFW and LAX, but on the ground in New Zealand where I...
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    The pilot had a idea the trip wouldn't end well...

    The pilot had a idea the trip wouldn't end well when the navigator miss-spelt "SEA" on the side of the plane.
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    Well I was talking NZ dollars which you would...

    Well I was talking NZ dollars which you would know had you taken the time to see my location. I don't assume anything about you or what you do or don't do. All assumptions have been on your part. I...
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    Hence I said "a good middle of the road GPU",...

    Hence I said "a good middle of the road GPU", there are bad GPUs in all price brackets, so you need to do your homework according to your budget.
    I cant comment on the GTX750s as I have not used any...
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    Ok I will chime in with my 2 cents. Before you...

    Ok I will chime in with my 2 cents. Before you even go starting a parts list you need to ask yourself "what will I be expecting my system to do over and above FSX". This is important as if you want a...
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    In short no it wouldn't. The GPU you have is fine...

    In short no it wouldn't. The GPU you have is fine and you wouldn't see any performance gain with the new GPU, at least not any visual gain. You would only put more load on your system that at present...
  17. Thread: Taxi Lights

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    I think being that its a Antonov I think the...

    I think being that its a Antonov I think the least of your worries should be if the taxi lights work or not, as in the real world just getting a Antonov from A to B in one piece is a miracle,...
  18. Thread: Taxi Lights

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    Congratulations, you are in the running for the...

    Congratulations, you are in the running for the yearly prize for the less specific question of the year.
    Other questions include "why is my computer doing this?", "why wont FSX?" and of course "why...
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    Oh nice, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and...

    Oh nice, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and made the trip all the way down here. A long time in a plane I know. Christchurch still a mess from the earthquakes so sorry about the mess :). If you...
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    Well if you want realistic then you should be...

    Well if you want realistic then you should be using VC. I personally don't understand why anyone would want to use auto land, flying isn't flying unless you actually flying the thing. Before you look...
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    One of the big negatives with buying a pre built...

    One of the big negatives with buying a pre built branded PC is that they date very quickly and you get stuck when it comes to doing any real meaningful upgrades due to the motherboard. Your PSU power...
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    Total rubbish, and posting a irrelevant bench...

    Total rubbish, and posting a irrelevant bench test link is of no help what so ever to the problem this user is having with FSX, before you choose to make sweeping comments that are totally baseless...
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    Always update your drivers via the manufactures...

    Always update your drivers via the manufactures website not your OS
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    The Maximus is a great motherboard for sure, and...

    The Maximus is a great motherboard for sure, and once again all the major manufactures have rolled out their new motherboards to match the Intel Skylark release. I don't think that it will effect the...
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    Oh dear I see some of us have traded their flying...

    Oh dear I see some of us have traded their flying helmets and goggles in for tinfoil hats. If you have just come to the realization that your online activity, your smartphone use, even your in car...
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