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High powered Laptop or PC Tower for FSX?

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Is there anything in the "rulebook" that says you must run a sim such as FSX on a PC tower to max performance as opposed to running it on a high powered laptop? I just looked at some DELL XPS laptops and they have some incredible spex and capabilities. But would an XPS laptop connected to a 30" LCD make FSX and heavy duty add-ons run as well as a maxed out XPS tower? Just curious about this.JS

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I have a DELL XPS M1730 with a T9500 (2.6 GHz) CPU, and an 8700GT graphics card. I can only run FSX and get FPS above 20 with sliders on Low or Medium at best. Realistically you're going to need to spend

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