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Fs9 Machine On A Budget

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Oh jeese, 900 bucks is a budget lol?That's a pretty high "budget" PC! So I recommend P45 Motherboardhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16813128358E8500 cpu2GB corsair ram (10 bucks after MIR on newegg)Any brand name power supply (corsair, PC Power+Cooling, Antec)eVGA 9800GT 512mb


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Oh jeese, 900 bucks is a budget lol?That's a pretty high "budget" PC! So I recommend P45 Motherboardhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16813128358E8500 cpu2GB corsair ram (10 bucks after MIR on newegg)Any brand name power supply (corsair, PC Power+Cooling, Antec)eVGA 9800GT 512mb
Change that to 4GB and it's all good. DDR2 is so cheap now. $45 buys you 4GB PC2-8000 from G.Skill @ Newegg. I paid twice that earlier this year and don't regret it at all.

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Agreed, 4gb is overkill for fs9 but hey, why not?After MIR its 10 bucks at newegg for some XMS2 stuff (2GB)


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Agreed, 4gb is overkill for fs9 but hey, why not?
You're right. It won't be used directly by FS9 (at least not in XP/Vista 32-bit) but at that price there's no reason not to. If Dave ever decides to switch to a 64-bit OS and FSX he'll be ready, too.

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Agreed!!


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Agreed!!
How's the weather up in Duluth, btw? Still haven't had more than a dusting of snow down here in the Cities, yet.

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No Kidding?I'm from Apple Valley, well grew up in South MSP, just 1 mi north of the MSP airportIt's quite chilly here today. Though I can't complain too much, up in the tower where its warm - all those cold pilots on the ramp lolI think the windchill this afternoon was below zero....but it happens!


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Yay for negative wind chill!Reminds me of the time I spent @ UND Grand Forks as an aviation student. Cold - check. Windy - check. Planes - check. Trees - negative. Hills - negative. :(


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Thanks for the replys.I was looking for some advice on an off the shelf desktop from Dell or some other vendor. We were not looking to build a system.Dave


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Thanks for the replys.I was looking for some advice on an off the shelf desktop from Dell or some other vendor. We were not looking to build a system.Dave
Dave,unfortunately $900 won't buy you a pre-built gaming computer. A decent Dell XPS or Gateway FX system will run at least $1200.

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Yay for negative wind chill!Reminds me of the time I spent @ UND Grand Forks as an aviation student. Cold - check. Windy - check. Planes - check. Trees - negative. Hills - negative. :(
Been there, done that....graduated 2006, major in ATC :)

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