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paulbakeman

Running FSX on a core i7 iMac?

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Hello All,Well, it's soon going to be new computer time for me, and I was wondering if anyone can give advice on how FSX runs on a core i7 iMac? I'm pretty sure FS9 will be o.k., as well as X-Plane 9, but how about FSX? I've been a PC user for 20 years now, but I'm very attracted to the Mac design. Just wondering if FSX would be a slideshow? Thanks!Paul

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Hi Paul, I am running an i7 iMac and it does a pretty good job! It runs about as well as my dual-core E8500 machine did. It's rock solid and I never get crashes.Definitely spring for more graphics memory, as that will be the weakest link. And, of course, run it in Boot Camp, not a virtual window. I am VERY pleased with the performance and nothing beats that beautiful 27-inch screen! Good luck!


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I have got the i7 27 iMac and thought I'd only use it for FS9. Turns out FSX runs so well on it that I switched to FSX after 8 years of FS9 goodness. It runs pretty well IMHO.


Cheers,

Alex

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