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Upcomming QW 787 for p3d v3

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Hi there,

I have a quick question regarding the compatibility of the QW 787 for p3d. Because from what I've read there will only be a FSX, FSX steam edition and a p3d v4 version of this plane.

But will the FSX version work with p3d v3?

Because at the moment I don't have the money to upgrade to p3d v4 and also buying the QW 787.

Regards,

 

Casper

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3 minutes ago, iMoveQuick said:

Hi there,

I have a quick question regarding the compatibility of the QW 787 for p3d. Because from what I've read there will only be a FSX, FSX steam edition and a p3d v4 version of this plane.

That's correct. At least that's the information provided so far. And it makes sense IMO...

3 minutes ago, iMoveQuick said:

But will the FSX version work with p3d v3?

 

Nobody knows really... But somehow I doubt it.
But we'll see... Some people, found a way to make the FSX version of the PMDG NGX work in Prepar3D... 

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From what I read on there FB page, v3 users are SOL. This sucks because what I see v4 is not up to par with v3.4 when it comes to planes, scenery and utilities. I hate being limited by updating to v4.  

 

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25 minutes ago, Wise87 said:

From what I read on there FB page, v3 users are SOL. This sucks because what I see v4 is not up to par with v3.4 when it comes to planes, scenery and utilities. I hate being limited by updating to v4.  

 

V4 craps all over V3! What scenery, Planes and utilities are limited? More and more updated weekly. Within the next couple of months I think you will see most updated. V4 is the future. Anything prior to V4 is now dead. Especially FSX

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12 minutes ago, YukonPete said:

V4 craps all over V3! What scenery, Planes and utilities are limited? More and more updated weekly. Within the next couple of months I think you will see most updated. V4 is the future. Anything prior to V4 is now dead. Especially FSX

It is all a big change, obviously. But not a possible upgrade for everyone "Yet".

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1 hour ago, Anders Bermann said:

That's correct. At least that's the information provided so far. And it makes sense IMO...

1 hour ago, iMoveQuick said:

Yeah it makes sense, but why make it compatible with the Old FSX and the new Steam FSX. IMO p3d v3 and lower is not that different from FSX. p3d V4 is. I know.

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I think it has something to do with the fact, that it doesn't make sense to make it compatible with Prepar3D 3.X and lower because new Prepar3D customers will purchase Prepar3D V4 and not the older versions.

The reason, that they'll make it compatible with FSX, FSX:SE etc is simply that they started development a century ago... And it's still possible to purchase FSX:SE at Steam.

Hope that made sense...

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P3Dv3 ? What is that ? Oh , wait , I remember when I was young there was a 32 bit version. But that is way back in time....

Just kiddin'. No one knows if an FSX version will work in V3. Just wait till someone else with FSX and V3 tried it.

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21 minutes ago, YukonPete said:

V4 craps all over V3! What scenery, Planes and utilities are limited? More and more updated weekly. Within the next couple of months I think you will see most updated. V4 is the future. Anything prior to V4 is now dead. Especially FSX

I still have a lot of planes and addons that are not V4 ready and I'm not going to list them all. V3 is still a stable platform. I know updates are coming in the next few months but not knowing my system specs  your crap comment is your opinion.  I'm sure there are others who feel that V4 needs to mature more before making the jump.

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You early V4 adapters are funny. I bet you were the same way when P3D  first came out and quickly dumped on FSX. I think I'll take the PMDG 737 up for a spin today as you still wait for the V4 update :p

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Its simple really. The FSX version will contribute to a very likelyhood of OOMs since its a complicated machine like FSL320 scrambling for every kb of memory to save and cutting features back, whereas the V4 version, ..... well no need to rub it in. 

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v4 is better without a doubt, but I'm running v3 as well since that's where most of my aircraft are parked.  Makes absolutely no sense to switch over completely until the addon world catches up.  However, once that ball gets rolling, over the next year or so, there will be no looking back.  For now, no reason whatsoever to ditch v3 unless you want to tootle around in default aircraft or pick from a limited selection of addons that are available.  Aerosoft?  Nope.  FsLabs?  Nah.  Qualitywings?  Nope.  And, we have absolutely no idea when these will be released as developers are either mum on the subject or they keep pushing dates back with each passing week.  Once the NGX is ready for v4, I will do much more flying in the sim because the 777 is not enough, and I'm really not fond of the 717 whatsoever after testing it out for the past week.  So, when I want to fly the Bus, I can still fall back on v3.  I don't see the sense in this mad rush to v4 considering how it's still way too early to expect much.

John

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Stay in FSX and V3, the developers going to limit themselves as well as the users (us) limiting ourselves. It's time to move on and eventhough V4 is not as stable as V3, it's just around a month old and I bet before you even realize it, people will consider V3 legacy.

We can choose whatever platform we want to play, so why not the developers can choose any platform they want to work on? Fair game.

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Hoang Le

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1 hour ago, GSalden said:

No one knows if an FSX version will work in V3

Most likely (or better: most definitely) the FSX version will not work with P3D (any version) because PD3 has another interface then FSX.

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1 hour ago, Wise87 said:

You early V4 adapters are funny. I bet you were the same way when P3D  first came out and quickly dumped on FSX. I think I'll take the PMDG 737 up for a spin today as you still wait for the V4 update :p

I've owned every version of P3D and no I didn't dump FSX until P3Dv3. I still have P3Dv3 installed but its weeks are numbered. As soon as Orbx , FSLA320 and the Q400 are updated its bye bye v3. And to be honest I've only used v3 once since v4 was released. Its just to hard to go back. Clear scenery out to the horizon.

I was one of the smart ones who slowly moved to P3D over a number of years so I all of a sudden don't have a massive price shock to move.

 

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1 hour ago, Wise87 said:

You early V4 adapters are funny. I bet you were the same way when P3D  first came out and quickly dumped on FSX. I think I'll take the PMDG 737 up for a spin today as you still wait for the V4 update :p

Don't go too far, or to too detailed an area, and enjoy your OOM! :D

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18 minutes ago, Egbert Drenth said:

Most likely (or better: most definitely) the FSX version will not work with P3D (any version) because PD3 has another interface then FSX.

Might be true.

The FSX default 737 works fine in P3D..

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I feel sorry for people who for example purchased the 747v3 for FSX instead of P3D just months ago to now be moving to P3dv4. But on the other hand it was silly to purchase something for such an old title!

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7 minutes ago, YukonPete said:

I feel sorry for people who for example purchased the 747v3 for FSX instead of P3D just months ago to now be moving to P3dv4. But on the other hand it was silly to purchase something for such an old title!

Oh you clearly miss me. I went to paid PMDG 737, 777 and 747 V3 1 week before I decide to give P3D V3 a try...I don't know why I purchased them all before even try P3D first. What a lesson I have! Of course I bought all of them again 1-2 months later which hurt me pretty bad but oh well, it's the hobby...


 

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1 hour ago, dal330200 said:

v4 is better without a doubt, but I'm running v3 as well since that's where most of my aircraft are parked.  Makes absolutely no sense to switch over completely until the addon world catches up.  However, once that ball gets rolling, over the next year or so, there will be no looking back.  For now, no reason whatsoever to ditch v3 unless you want to tootle around in default aircraft or pick from a limited selection of addons that are available.  Aerosoft?  Nope.  FsLabs?  Nah.  Qualitywings?  Nope.  And, we have absolutely no idea when these will be released as developers are either mum on the subject or they keep pushing dates back with each passing week.  Once the NGX is ready for v4, I will do much more flying in the sim because the 777 is not enough, and I'm really not fond of the 717 whatsoever after testing it out for the past week.  So, when I want to fly the Bus, I can still fall back on v3.  I don't see the sense in this mad rush to v4 considering how it's still way too early to expect much.

John

This is exacly what I thought. After a month of v4's release I'm allready forced to spent 200$ on new planes and p3d v4. IMO it's way to quick. 

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1 hour ago, Raven9000 said:

Don't go too far, or to too detailed an area, and enjoy your OOM! :D

Never had one...of course, if I know that my VAS will be a problem in a flight, I just save and reset.  2 minutes tops and I'm back in the air no problemo.  It's nice not having to do that in v4, but I'd rather have this minor inconvenience in v3 with aircraft than flying in v4 without my favorite birds atm.

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11 minutes ago, dal330200 said:

Never had one...of course, if I know that my VAS will be a problem in a flight, I just save and reset.  2 minutes tops and I'm back in the air no problemo.  It's nice not having to do that in v4, but I'd rather have this minor inconvenience in v3 with aircraft than flying in v4 without my favorite birds atm.

Anyone who claims they never had a OOM never pushed any limits.

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1 hour ago, Raven9000 said:

Don't go too far, or to too detailed an area, and enjoy your OOM! :D

FYI, never had an OOM as long as I've been using P3Dv3 for almost a year now and I can fly PMDG 777 14+ hours or fly from ImagineSim KATL to Aerosoft EDDF which are heavy OOM hitters with no problems at all on a 4790K@4.7Ghz. I have my sliders almost maxed out. I run Rex4, Airport HD, AS16, Global Mesh 2010, Ground Environment X, all the Ultimate Terrain, I also use AI packages for online flying and all while running on a Sony 43in 4K TV. So your "enjoy your OOM" is pointless in my case.  I own just about every quality payware scenery out and haven't come across a single OOM. Too offset the load I run most programs from a client.

It's called fine-tuning your simulator. 

 

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16 minutes ago, YukonPete said:

Anyone who claims they never had a OOM never pushed any limits.

Not everything has to be maxed out to get great performance. A lot depends on hardware used. Most sliders can be set far right with a single notch back to still push your system hard and not get OOM. Just because some don't get OOM doesn't mean there not pushing there sim hard. Not every system or tweak is the same.

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8 hours ago, Wise87 said:

Not everything has to be maxed out to get great performance. A lot depends on hardware used. Most sliders can be set far right with a single notch back to still push your system hard and not get OOM. Just because some don't get OOM doesn't mean there not pushing there sim hard. Not every system or tweak is the same.

And yet before this you contradict yourself saying you have everything maxed out... people with much better rigs than yours get OOMs, so either you dont have what you say or its just not true...

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