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    Hi John, I am a couple of weeks ahead of you. ...

    Hi John,

    I am a couple of weeks ahead of you. I considered the disk system as I was unsure if my internet access was fast enough to allow the massive download needed for MSFS2020. I eventually...
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    I signed up to the £1 trial on Xbox PC game pass....

    I signed up to the £1 trial on Xbox PC game pass. The sim downloaded in just under 8 hours (148 GB) and runs very smoothly with frame rates set at 60fps. Most settings are still as they were on...
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    Thank you loki and g7rta, that is the answer I...

    Thank you loki and g7rta, that is the answer I was hoping for. I will probably sign up to 1 month game pass for PC to try it.

    g7rta, sorry I have mislead you regarding my computer specs. ...
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    MSFS2020 for Xbox

    I have recently purchased a new PC (see hardware section) and I am delighted with it so far. I have installed FSX on the HDD, together with PMDG 737 and 777 both running smoothly with virtually all...
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    Thank you Loki for your comments. I didn't...

    Thank you Loki for your comments. I didn't realise that you had to keep the disc in whilst flying
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    After looking round for the various components...

    After looking round for the various components and comparing prices and availability I finallybdecided to buy a pre built PC, which was on offer at Costco. The spec listed below isn't quite what I...
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    Thank you Loki. I suspected that would be the...

    Thank you Loki. I suspected that would be the case.
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    Thank you for the info. I am currently getting...

    Thank you for the info. I am currently getting 30 - 36 Mb/s so that should be OK according to the recommendations, although I appreciate any downloads will take a considerable amount of time.
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    Thank you stinger for your comments. I am trying...

    Thank you stinger for your comments. I am trying to get the correct spec, for a reasonable price, before I decide if there is sufficient savings to be made by building myself compared to pre-built....
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    Replacement desktop for MSFS 2020

    I am based in Lancashire, England and I started flying with MS Flight Simulator many years ago when it came on a single floppy disc and have purchased every incarnation up to FSX. In order to run...
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    Hi Jcmmg, I built a computer this spring based...

    Hi Jcmmg,
    I built a computer this spring based on an E8400 and Asus P5Q motherboard, which I subsequently overclocked to 4.3Ghz. It was my first attempt at building and at overclocking. The...
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    I am running a similar setup with the E8400...

    I am running a similar setup with the E8400 overclocked to 4.3. FSX is smooth and stable with quiet a few add ons
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    I am running the LDS 767 and the PMDG 747-400 on...

    I am running the LDS 767 and the PMDG 747-400 on FSX using vista home premium 64 without any problems.
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    I am using a P5Q motherboard with an E8400 CPU...

    I am using a P5Q motherboard with an E8400 CPU and an Arctic Freezer 7 Pro heatsink and fan combination. Fitting was no problem and it clears the motherboard components (just about). I am...
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    Well done Bob! I have been tweaking over the...

    Well done Bob!

    I have been tweaking over the last couple of days and have OC'd a little more. I managed to get 4.41 with Vcore at 1.265. Max temp during OCCT stress test at 55C. My...
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    Thanks Paxx, I am enjoying very much. I may...

    Thanks Paxx, I am enjoying very much. I may well try to up the FSB a little more now the ambient temperatures are falling slightly. After a long FSX session my CPU core temps are 45 to 47 deg C...
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    Hi again, Before starting to build I made sure...

    Hi again,

    Before starting to build I made sure that I had a lot of desk space and I borrowed an anti static mat & wristband. I also took the build very slowly. Havind said that , my parts were...
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    Hi gobble, I don't think I would change very...

    Hi gobble,

    I don't think I would change very much if I built again apart from installing 2 HDDs (I have since installed a second HDD for FSX) from the start. That would have saved me having to...
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    Hi Nickelbart_, I have recently (spring) built...

    Hi Nickelbart_,

    I have recently (spring) built a system to run FSX based on an E8400 CPU and a Nvidia 260 video card. I had no previous experience and found the build relatively easy and very...
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    I built a new system for the first time this...

    I built a new system for the first time this spring with a spec similar to your proposal based on an Asus P5Q and E8400 CPU. I have also overclocked it to over 4GHz and it runs FSX pretty well with...
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    Hi Maats, I built a new computer for FSX a...

    Hi Maats,

    I built a new computer for FSX a couple of months ago, with a specification based on an Asus P5Q motherboard, an Intel E8400 processor, Corsair XMS2 memory and an Antec 300 case. It...
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    Hi Luke, Sounds like you are going to build a...

    Hi Luke,

    Sounds like you are going to build a great system. I set up FSX according to the recommendations by Nick_N (see the first post in this thread) and do not have bloom enabled. I have...
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    Hi Again. I think I must have caught the...

    Hi Again. I think I must have caught the overclocking bug!! Bad weather here for the past few days so yesterday I had a further play with my system. I managed to get the FSB up to 470 MHz giving...
  24. Thread: Taxiway lights

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    Hi, You just beat me to it! I just logged on to...

    Hi,
    You just beat me to it!
    I just logged on to start a thread asking for information on how to reduce the size of the taxiway lights (blue and green). I can't find anything through the search. ...
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    Thanks for all the replies. I think I have...

    Thanks for all the replies.

    I think I have managed to capture some screenshots and upload them to photobucket (all new to me). I am not sure what the resulting resolution will be because I think...
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