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IM TIRED OF MY COMPUTER!

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I need a new one

I run fsx in 2.6fps avg!!!!

 

I'm currently considering:

HP Pavilion dv6-6b26us 15.6" Laptop (i3-2330M Processor, 6GB DDR 3, 640GB HD, Windows 7, Beats Audio, Bluetooth, HDMI, WebCam)

 

Will it do better(I mean like 15-20 fps avg on high to very high)?

 

 

 

If there are better suggestions please reply.

I have $399 dollars buget

At at least 20fps on very high settings

 


I need a new one

I run fsx in 2.6fps avg!!!!

 

I'm currently considering:

HP Pavilion dv6-6b26us 15.6" Laptop (i3-2330M Processor, 6GB DDR 3, 640GB HD, Windows 7, Beats Audio, Bluetooth, HDMI, WebCam)

 

Will it do better(I mean like 15-20 fps avg on high to very high)?

 

 

 

If there are better suggestions please reply.

I have $399 dollars buget

At at least 20fps on very high settings

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To be honest, with that budget you should aim for desktop system. Perhaps even a used one with a still powerfully CPU. A new laptop will most likely not cut it and increasing it's speed (think overclocking) may not work at all.

 

You really need a decent CPU for FSX fps.

 

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I think the main problem is probably that you're running Intel HD 3000 Graphics, which isn't really meant for gaming/FSX. You may be running too high settings and may just need to turn things down to be able to run things more acceptably.

 

Are you looking for a laptop or a desktop with your $399 budget?

 

Either way I think you are going to struggle to buy anything brand new that will run FSX acceptably with that budget since that would barely cover a CPU and motherboard.

 

I think you might be better off saving some more cash or otherwise you might need to consider buying a slightly older used system.

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I think the main problem is probably that you're running Intel HD 3000 Graphics, which isn't really meant for gaming/FSX. You may be running too high settings and may just need to turn things down to be able to run things more acceptably.

 

Are you looking for a laptop or a desktop with your $399 budget?

 

Either way I think you are going to struggle to buy anything brand new that will run FSX acceptably with that budget since that would barely cover a CPU and motherboard.

 

I think you might be better off saving some more cash or otherwise you might need to consider buying a slightly older used system.

First of all my computer specs are:

processor  T4200 2.00 GHZ

RAM  4GB 3.84 usable

Graphics Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

 

Im not interested in desktop because I dont really want to pay for a new everything (so basically laptop)

intersted in this http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00793Z7RW/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3FQHAIHJAAINZ where will it get me

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Sorry, I misread. I thought that was the model you already had.

 

As far as FSX goes, that's really not going to get you far.

 

If you really MUST buy a laptop for FSX you will need one that has a dedicated GPU and not an integrated one like the Intel HD3000.

 

Personally I would never buy a laptop for gaming/FSX, but if I had to go that way I'd be looking for one with atleast a Geforce GTX 660M/760M for the GPU.

 

The CPU in the notebook you are considering is also not really all that quick as far as gaming/FSX is concerned.

 

I really don't think you'll see a world of difference going to that laptop and would end up just as dissappointed. You'd be better off saving a bit more money and getting a higher tier model.

 

A quick search found this example, but I'm sure there are other options out there. Price is $999 though, so quite a bit over your budget.

 

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=8279340&SRCCODE=CHANNELINC&cisrccode=cii_7240466&cpncode=30-9966923

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Any other suggestions. I'm not looking for a 1,000 dollar cpu that will run FSX 40-50fps on hight settings, I'm looking for a computer that is decent which can run fsx from 15-30 fps...  (my computer cant even go higher than 15 fps on settings all to very low!!)

 

Desktop or laptop just needs to be lower than $500 (yes I raised the bar)

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Ok, well $500 might get you in the ballpark but I think you would be better served looking at a desktop over a laptop.

 

Are you willing to consider building your own PC or would it need to be pre-assembled?

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Not trying to be a Debbie Downer, like ive been accused here before... :P but ah, yeah even $500 isn't gonna get far either. If you can score atleast a Win7 machine with i7 2600K with 560Ti graphics card, you should be doing pretty darn good. 

 

I did a quick and dirty google and found this for $514 base price....not bad imo with that budget. The interwebz is full of deals like that.

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Not trying to be a Debbie Downer, like ive been accused here before... :P but ah, yeah even $500 isn't gonna get far either. If you can score atleast a Win7 machine with i7 2600K with 560Ti graphics card, you should be doing pretty darn good. 

 

I did a quick and dirty google and found this for $514 base price....not bad imo with that budget. The interwebz is full of deals like that.

I agree, $500 isn't going to get him all that far but I guess that's what budget he has to work with.

 

That deal you found isn't too bad. No GPU included though so he'd end up with worse performance than if he gets a lower grade CPU but with a GPU added.

 

Unless ofcourse he's happy to go with integrated for now and add a GPU a few months down the track.

 

Up to the OP and what he wan't to do I guess.

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Best deal I can find. Only one avail and its a refurb but great price for what you get.

Funny, that's the same one I found. Not a very strong GPU but with a low budget you're fairly limited.

 

Also found these:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883220361

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883220362

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883220369

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883220366

 

Ofcourse there's no monitor included in any of the packages, but I think that's about the ballpark he's going to get unless he builds his own or buys components second hand.

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I appreciate all the post but I don't even have a monitor even a keyboard and most of all a (proper) computer desk.

If the price in $500 and I get a full package I would end up at around $800 that's kinda why I want a laptop.


Ok, well $500 might get you in the ballpark but I think you would be better served looking at a desktop over a laptop.

 

Are you willing to consider building your own PC or would it need to be pre-assembled?

Heck I don't even know how good a computer should be to run FSX and you expect me to build a PC :P .

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I appreciate all the post but I don't even have a monitor even a keyboard and most of all a (proper) computer desk.

If the price in $500 and I get a full package I would end up at around $800 that's kinda why I want a laptop.

Heck I don't even know how good a computer should be to run FSX and you expect me to build a PC :P .

haha, don't expect you to build one, but it's not hard and if you're willing to give it a go it will work out cheaper for you.

 

The packages we linked you come with keyboard and mouse. You could grab a decent 24" monitor for under $150. Sure your total cost will be around $650-700 but you won't start to get the same performance out of a laptop until you were well over $1,000.00.

 

Up to you what you want to do here obviously as far as your budget etc goes, but I'll be glad to help out where I can :wink:

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haha, don't expect you to build one, but it's not hard and if you're willing to give it a go it will work out cheaper for you.

 

The packages we linked you come with keyboard and mouse. You could grab a decent 24" monitor for under $150. Sure your total cost will be around $650-700 but you won't start to get the same performance out of a laptop until you were well over $1,000.00.

 

Up to you what you want to do here obviously as far as your budget etc goes, but I'll be glad to help out where I can :wink:

Alright thanks

:biggrin:

  though my best option is an exeptional (15-30 fps as I mentioned) laptop.

somewhere between $0-500

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Alright thanks

:biggrin:

  though my best option is an exeptional (15-30 fps as I mentioned) laptop.

somewhere between $0-500

To be honest I don't think that's going to happen in that price range, but best of luck and I hope you find something!

 

Let us know if we can be of any more help.

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Laptops for fsx are waste of money. At 500 budget a $499 or even $299 desktop still way better than $499 laptop. ebay or other sites plenty of used intels get for cheap to use for fsx.

Keyboards get them for $10.00 to $20.00, pc mouse same thing, monitor if you have tv built after 2008 use hdmi ports. That $514 2600k looks enticing thou

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And that is a very good point from VeryBumpy. Without wanting to sound rude, please don't repeat the question just because the answer doesn't fit your expectations.

 

Maybe you are lucky and find a used high-end laptop with a decent i7 and a huge power adapter. That one may run FSX ok. But a new machine, at 400 bucks. Ouch, that's no fun in FSX terms. :mellow: I think the nicest rigs would be some Powerbooks, but those are expensive and still don't match even midrange desktop PCs in FSX.

 

Of course, if you need a laptop, you need a laptop. No way around that. But if you just want to avoid the spending on a monitor and keyboard, I'd say that you may be more flexible than you think. 22 inches should be cheap and still ok. Keyboards come for 10 bucks, same as mice to start with. Pick a CPU with some overclocking potential and a good cooler and adjust the rest of the system to your liking. Anything desktop-wise will be better than a laptop for FSX and also allows you to upgrade after some time.

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To be fair, I use a laptop for simming purposes, and FSX does not run that bad on it. But my specs are higher than the specs of the laptops of your choice (see the My PC tab on the left), and it was quite a bit more expensive than what you say is your budget. Besides, I would not really recommend it from today#s point of view, it is simply easier to upgrad single parts of your machine with a desktop PC, and they still seem to run FSX a lot better!

You say you need a new computer due to bad FPS - so you should at first think about whether your settings are appropriate for your current computer (I dare say no). Lower them and see if it works better - that might save you a lot of money!

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To be fair, I use a laptop for simming purposes, and FSX does not run that bad on it. But my specs are higher than the specs of the laptops of your choice (see the My PC tab on the left), and it was quite a bit more expensive than what you say is your budget. Besides, I would not really recommend it from today#s point of view, it is simply easier to upgrad single parts of your machine with a desktop PC, and they still seem to run FSX a lot better!

You say you need a new computer due to bad FPS - so you should at first think about whether your settings are appropriate for your current computer (I dare say no). Lower them and see if it works better - that might save you a lot of money

I want FSX to be as realistic as posible dont you? I run my setting as low as possible without to much unrealisticness (if thats even a word)

 

You guys talked me into it :P

Moniter

http://www.amazon.com/ViewSonic-VA1912A-LED-19-Inch-LED-Lit-Monitor/dp/B008FC8DFY/ref=sr_1_10?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1378851916&sr=1-10&keywords=monitor

Intresests:

http://www.amazon.com/Gateway-DX4860-UR308-Desktop-Black/dp/B009B8EBUC/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1378851545&sr=1-3&keywords=desktop+gaming+computer

 

http://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-AXC600-UR12-Desktop-Black/dp/B00ANHDO4E/ref=sr_1_7?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1378851545&sr=1-7&keywords=desktop+gaming+computer

 

http://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-AT3-600-UR22-Desktop-Black/dp/B00COGA6AM/ref=sr_1_12?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1378851545&sr=1-12&keywords=desktop+gaming+computer

 

http://www.amazon.com/iBuyPower-GAMER-POWER-AM649FX-Desktop/dp/B00D467DRK/ref=sr_1_14?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1378851545&sr=1-14&keywords=desktop+gaming+computer

 

Any one of those would just put me over 500+ this keyboard http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-920-002478-Keyboard-K120/dp/B003ELVLKU/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1378852588&sr=1-1&keywords=keyboard

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I'll be bluntly honest with you.

 

None of those systems are really going to be suitable.

 

The first three only have Intel HD graphics and not a dedicated GPU, so it's going to run FSX like rubbish.

 

The last one you linked is probably the best of a bad bunch, but still not really going to be acceptable and deliver the performance you want.

 

The monitor also isn't the best. It's a fairly low resolution and put simply there a better ones on the market for not much more than that.

 

Put in your position, I would try to save a little more cash to put a system together or look at buying some second hand components.

 

You will be able to get a far better system for cheaper if you buy second hand or build your own. I'd probably also steer clear of buying a prebuilt system from Amazon or the likes unless you can choose your own components.

 

Maybe try visiting your local PC store, get a quote from them and come back here and post it here and we can give you some feedback.

 

Alternatively, have you considered FS9? Will run nicely on much lower specs than FSX.

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I haven't considered fs9 and I am just going to stick with fsx if that's ok.

 

I kinda like amazon you can find a bit cheaper prices but if you can suggest any other monitors and PC in my budget that would be great.

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I haven't considered fs9 and I am just going to stick with fsx if that's ok.

 

I kinda like amazon you can find a bit cheaper prices but if you can suggest any other monitors and PC in my budget that would be great.

Phillipine116, I have to say that if you're not prepared to be flexible either with budget or trying to build a PC/Buy second hand/buy somewhere other than amazon you're going to have a real hard time finding something suitable for you.

 

Sorry I don't think I'll be able to help you find a prebuilt PC on amazon.

 

I'd be able to help you choose individual components within your budget so you can build your own , but if you're not willing to consider that I don't think there's really anything prebuilt from Amazon anyone here on Avsim is likely to recommend to you.

 

As for the monitor, for you I'd probably recommend something like these two:

 

http://www.amazon.com/BenQ-GW2255-21-5-Inch-LED-lit-Monitor/dp/B00AX9Z6MU/ref=sr_1_2?m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1378857880&sr=1-2&keywords=22+monitor

 

http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-S22C150N-21-5-Inch-Screen-Monitor/dp/B00C18YQ5Y/ref=sr_1_3?m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1378857930&sr=1-3&keywords=22+monitor

 

You could probably find something a little cheaper but I think these two would be pretty decent.

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With all due respect, repeating the question isn't going to magically change the answers. Your budget is simply insufficient to get the performance you're desiring from FSX, especially if you're going to cling to the demand for a laptop as well. FSX is a **** to get working properly, on top of the required components, you need OC, enough memory, ... ; things that are much harder with a laptop. 

I would advise you to save up some more (which would be worth the wait!), try to look second-hand/build a computer (which would teach you skills that'd come in handy for FSX!) or go to FS9 and a less powerful computer (which would net you a bigger library of Philippine scenery). 

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