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Anyone running P3Dv4 on a 4790K?

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Not sure if this should be in the CPU forum. Currently I run a 4790K @ 4.7 and a EVGA FTW 1080 GPU. I'm currently running P3Dv3 with outstanding results and have been thinking of giving v4 a try. I have two options. First option, I have a spare 1tb SSD which I can do a clean install of Windows 10 and install P3Dv4. My drives do not see each other so I don't cross contaminate each other and this allows me to build up one drive while still fly on the other drive. This way I am never down a simulator. The other option is to just go ahead and build up a new system. I've been wanting to build another one and eventually moved the old flight box as a client. I'm leaning towards the 7700K at the moment. Not sure how much of a jump I will see going from 4790K to 7700K. I know v4 is still in the growing process with add-ons so the other drive/box will keep me going as v4 add-ons become available. 

If anyone has feed back or new CPU suggestions I would be grateful. If the 4790K is doing great with v4 than I don't have to worry about extra expenses for now and will just install in the spare drive.   

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I'm running a 4700k at 4.5ghz with a 1080 and am very happy with the results. Will skip the 7700k and wait another generation or perhaps even two. 

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I'm running P3D v4 with a i7 4790k (plus a 1070) and i'd say i'm getting slightly improved FPS over v3..

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4770K@4.5  w/Titan Black and 32GB memory/EVO Pro 1TB disk.

 

Works just fine.

 

Mark

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Thanks for the feedback everyone. Looks like I'll go with clean install on spare drive. 

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4790 @ 4.0,  GeForce GTX1050Ti, 32 GB RAM. Running great!

 

Russ

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I'm running a 4790K @4.6 w/ GTX 980. I also intend on getting a new PC when the native 64-bit add-ons begin to flourish. Whether the 7700K @5 GHz with a 1080Ti will satisfy the power requirements for max settings and lots of native 64 bit add-ons is anybody's guess. For now, as long as I remove the speed trees and dynamic reflections, the 4790K with cores 1-3 topped off and the 980 at approx. 99% it does quite well.

I'm just glad more conversations like this are going to drown out the VAS OOM concerns of the past. :biggrin:

 

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I'm running v4 on an i7-4790k also at 4.7 and it works great, no problems whatsoever!

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4790k @ 4.5, paired with EVGA 1080 hybrid and 32GB ram. Works great.

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4790K here as well and I'm not planning to make any changes any time soon as v4 is running pretty well so far.

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Russ - I just got a new computer with a 7700 @3.6 and a GTX 1050 Ti, so i should expect pretty good performance out of P3d V4? It seems everyone is running with a GTX 1080 or similar, but I got a great deal on the rig i bought that included the GTX 1050 ti. I went with it. I was somewhat hesitant to try v4 due to the video card, but perhaps I should give it a go?

Cheers, Pete

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I concur with all the above.  I'm running a 4790 overclocked to 4.5 with a 1080 FTW. Using A2A's 172, and flying around FSDT KCLT with all the Orbx goodies I can I am getting frame rates over 60 - using 4K textures and all of the sliders maxed out  

  I have 3 27" monitors and when I enable them all I still get FR above 40.  With the release of the QOTS-II I am getting steady FR of 26 or better. 

 The only thing I may do is increase the ram from 16 to 32 GB but not sure if that is warranted. 

 

Kevin

 

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1 hour ago, psolov said:

Russ - I just got a new computer with a 7700 @3.6 and a GTX 1050 Ti, so i should expect pretty good performance out of P3d V4? It seems everyone is running with a GTX 1080 or similar, but I got a great deal on the rig i bought that included the GTX 1050 ti. I went with it. I was somewhat hesitant to try v4 due to the video card, but perhaps I should give it a go?

Cheers, Pete

You may have to play with the sliders,  but it should run pretty well.

MHO, of course!

 

Russ

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I'm running a 4820K overclocked to 4.5Ghz with a Titan X (Maxwell). I am pretty happy with the results. I find that dynamic lighting and dynamic reflections impose a huge performance hit, so I have both turned off at the moment.

I just picked up a 4960X from eBay for $225. (Not bad for a processor which costs >$1000 when it was brand new in 2013) This will increase my thread count from 8 to 12. (hyperthreading on) Hopefully, the additional cores improve performance. (in theory, it should) I did notice v4 puts a heavy load on all cores and pushes the GPU much harder.

I'll let you know how it goes if anyone is interested.

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14 hours ago, b1bmsgt said:

You may have to play with the sliders,  but it should run pretty well.

MHO, of course!

 

Russ

Thanks Russ, I think I will give it a go.

Cheers, Pete

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