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A look at performance by SweViver

 

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He posted another video suggesting that the 5K+ is the better buy because counter intuitively the panels seem to produce a higher definition image! I watched the video and it's obviously the case the 5K+ produces the better image. Looks like Pimax really screwed up there!

 

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Yup, I posted that one too. If I was going for one of these, I think the 5K would be the most practical.

 


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Hmmm. really really interesting. Thx guys!


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After seeing these videos, why would any one want the 8k version?

Wait for the 8kX, maybe that will be truly better than the 5k.

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8 minutes ago, GHarrall said:

Hahahahahah!!!! 😈

I agree though. The reviewers and backers are putting a good face on it, but it's clear that you should probably be using a 20-series card at least, when trying to run these HMD's


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VR is clearly the future for flight sims. I was considering getting a large 4k monitor and a 1080ti or a 2080 to power it but I think my current setup will do until the full VR experience is a reality. I had a rift for a while and whilst the immersion factor was great, the inability to actually read displays or make out an enemy fighter in DCS was just too limiting. Wont be long though........


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20 minutes ago, HiFlyer said:

Hahahahahah!!!! 😈

I agree though. The reviewers and backers are putting a good face on it, but it's clear that you should probably be using a 20-series card at least, when trying to run these HMD's

Lol, sorry!


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Hi guys, 

I'm a P3D FS Labs A320 user and I'd like to have a crack at DCS also, but I've got a question if anyone could elaborate. There doesn't seem to be a whole lot of good info out there on the Pimax with P3D and DCS as yet at notwithstanding what SWEVIVER has put out and to be honest a lot of that is well beyond my understanding.

I've been happily plugging away at P3D with a standard 1080p monitor but I've been looking to get the VR side of things going for a while and it looks like now is possibly just about the right time to pull the trigger.

I'm currently operating a i7700k Processor with a GTX1070 GPU. (4.6GHz) The CPU is NOT overclocked and I would like to avoid doing so if that might be possible.

Am I correct in assuming that I could get the Pimax 5k+ going well provided I upgrade the GPU to a 1080ti 11G card to match or am I going to have issues with the processor. 

Cheers, Aidan

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39 minutes ago, aidanlegras said:

Am I correct in assuming that I could get the Pimax 5k+ going well provided I upgrade the GPU to a 1080ti 11G card to match or am I going to have issues with the processor. 

The thing about the pimax is that it demands a LOT from the video card, and to be honest, I'm not sure even a 2080 ti has enough oomph to push enough pixels fast enough to keep the Pinax 5k's and above fed at its highest settings.

I think it's going to be a learning experience for all, and that the Pimax may be a bit ahead of its time.

Ymmv


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Thanks HiFlyer, 

Thanks for the response. I get the impression from what Sweviver says that in fact it’s pretty good now it fact albeit not perfect because the support hardware is some way off its full utilisation. 

I was hoping some other may have received there 5k+ by this stage so perhaps they might have been able to back up what Sweviver was saying but it looks a bit soon for that. 

I’ll check in a few weeks when a few others have had a chance to look  

Thanks again. 

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