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Hi Guys:

 

Trying to update my computer.  I have no idea what I'm doing except what I've tried to find here at AVSIM.  So, what do you think?  Anything under/over kill?  Will this run 4K curved monitor or TV?

 

Thanks much!

 

System Configuration:Chassis Model: Special Deal Hot Seller - Digital Storm Velox
Exterior Finish: - Standard Factory Finish
Trim Accents: - Standard Factory Finish
Processor: Intel Core i7-7700K 4.2 GHz (Codename Kaby Lake) (Unlocked CPU) (Quad Core)
Motherboard: ASUS ROG Strix Z270H GAMING (Intel Z270 Chipset) (Up to 3x PCI-E Devices) 
System Memory: 64GB DDR4 2666MHz Digital Storm Performance Series 
Power Supply: 750W EVGA SuperNOVA (750 B1)
Expansion Bay: Option Not Available
Optical Drive: DVD-R/RW/CD-R/RW (DVD Writer 8x / CD-Writer 8x) (Internal)
Storage Set 1: 1x SSD (480GB Digital Storm Performance Series)
Storage Set 2: 2x SSD (1TB Samsung 850 EVO) 
Storage Set 3: - No Thanks
RAID Config: - No Thanks
RAID Card: - No Thanks
Internet Access: High Speed Network Port (Supports High-Speed Cable / DSL / Network Connections)
Graphics Card(s): 1x GeForce GTX 1080 8GB (NVIDIA Founders Edition) (VR Ready) 
Sound Card: Integrated Motherboard Audio
HPC Processor: - No Thanks
Extreme Cooling: H20: Stage 2: Digital Storm Vortex 240mm Liquid CPU Cooler (Fully Sealed + No Maintenance) 
HydroLux Tubing Style: - Not Applicable, I do not have a custom HydroLux liquid cooling system selected
HydroLux Fluid Color: - Not Applicable, I do not have a custom HydroLux liquid cooling system selected
Cable Management: Premium Cable Management (Strategically Routed & Organized for Airflow)
Chassis Fans: Standard Factory Chassis Fans
Internal Lighting: - No Thanks
Airflow Control: - No Thanks
Chassis Mods: - No Thanks
Noise Reduction: - No Thanks
LaserMark: - No Thanks
CPU Boost: Stage 2: Overclock CPU - Up to 4.8GHz (Depends on Cooling and Motherboard)

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Will be fine.  64GB RAM?  What for?  I mean it's your money - but I'd say even 32GB is totally overkill for even 64bit XP11 if you happen to use that.  If all you do is P3D, 16GB at the max.

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Thanks for your help!  I will heed your advice.  I want to install both FXSE and P3D, that's why I want two storage sets and figured I needed the 64.

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P3D and FSX will only use 4 GB ram each... but including all apps you may run you could easily see 8GB used. I'd still go with 16 gb 2x8GB total

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Looks solid, as Ryan says, 16gb RAM is more than enough, however try and swap what's there for 3200mhz+ stuff

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I agree with Ryan re the RAM.

 

Re the CPU cooler, doesn't seem to be any reviews on the internet, so a bit of an unknown quantity for me. A 240 rad though so perhaps promising. 

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Thanks for your help!  I will heed your advice.  I want to install both FXSE and P3D, that's why I want two storage sets and figured I needed the 64.

 

You appear to be confusing RAM with storage.  As others have noted, 16GB of RAM is plenty for FSX/P3D, and regardless of how much, 2666MHz is skunky slow.  See if there's an option for 16GB of either 3200 MHz@CAS 15 or 3600 MHz@CAS 16 RAM instead.

 

Regards

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