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Is my PC good for FSX?

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Is my PC good for FSX at say 30fps framerate?Specs:AMD Sempron 3200+1GB DDR2 RAM80GB SATA HDLite-On DH-20A3SECS GeForce 8600GT 512MBSound Blaster Audigy ValueVista Home PremiumLogitech Force 3D Pro

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A quick answer would be no - but you don't state weather you fly with AI traffic dont mind turning autogen off or if you fly with easy defaults or more hardcore aircraft like LDS PMDG etcFSX and FS9 need Raw CPU power and 1gig ram on Vista is not gonna cut it.Rob

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what do you think of this one?I want to manage to overclock it to 3.2-3.4 -INTEL Q9450 C2 QUAD 2.66G 12MB 1333MHZ (BX80569Q9450) -ASUS P5K WS, P35, Socket-775, DDR2, PCI-X, ATX, 2xGbLAN, Firewire, PCI-Ex16 (P5K WS) -COOLERMASTER Cosmos Silver m/850w PSU, 2x12cm Fans, Aluminum (RC 1000-KSP2-GP) -SAMSUNG SpinPoint T166 500GB SATA2 16MB 7200RPM (HD501LJ) -CLUB 3D GeForce PCI-E 8800GTS 512MB 2x DVI (CGNX-GTS882DD) -CORSAIR Dominator TWIN2X8500C5DF 4096MB, DDR2, 2x2GB(KIT), DHX, E.P.P, with FAN (TWIN2X4096-8500C5DF) -SAMSUNG DVD Recorder 20x +R/+RW -R/-RW IDE DVD-RAM Black/ White Retail Nero Software (SH-S202J/RSMN)

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>This is much better......And a great start....Although 775 socket is dying,its certainly a good set up...Hopefulll these are typos......-COOLERMASTER Cosmos Silver m/850w PSU, ___2x12cm Fans____, Aluminum>(RC 1000-KSP2-GP) Hopefully thats (2) 120 mm fans........LOlIf you can swing it maybe boost the ram up a little.....And perhaps a second HD for storage,so to keep FSX drive clean....what do you think of this one?>I want to manage to overclock it to 3.2-3.4> > > -INTEL Q9450 C2 QUAD 2.66G 12MB 1333MHZ (BX80569Q9450) > -ASUS P5K WS, P35, Socket-775, DDR2, PCI-X, ATX, 2xGbLAN,>Firewire, PCI-Ex16 (P5K WS) > -COOLERMASTER Cosmos Silver m/850w PSU, 2x12cm Fans, Aluminum>(RC 1000-KSP2-GP) > -SAMSUNG SpinPoint T166 500GB SATA2 16MB 7200RPM (HD501LJ) > -CLUB 3D GeForce PCI-E 8800GTS 512MB 2x DVI (CGNX-GTS882DD)> > -CORSAIR Dominator TWIN2X8500C5DF 4096MB, DDR2, 2x2GB(KIT),>DHX, E.P.P, with FAN (TWIN2X4096-8500C5DF) > -SAMSUNG DVD Recorder 20x +R/+RW -R/-RW IDE DVD-RAM Black/>White Retail Nero Software (SH-S202J/RSMN) >>

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