GuneyWRO

Can my PC run P3Dv3

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I have P3DV3 but I am not sure if it'll run

AMD Athlon ii x2

ATI Radeon 3000

6GB RAM

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2 hours ago, GuneyWRO said:

I have P3DV3 but I am not sure if it'll run

AMD Athlon ii x2

ATI Radeon 3000

6GB RAM

Honestly, my friend, it'll run, but I'm not sure you'll be very pleased with the performance.  The Athlon II x2 family are 10 years old and the ATI Radeon 3000 is even older.  Prepar3D v3 is a modern simulator designed to run well on modern hardware.  You'd have to lower your settings significantly to even enjoy default scenery and aircraft.  I seriously doubt you'd be able to run and of the higher-end aircraft or sceneries.

Not tying to be a Debbie-Downer, but you asked for opinions.  Hopefully a few more will chime in.  

Edit: It also appears the ATI Radeon 3000 only supports DirectX 10 and LM lists minimum requirements to be DirectX 11.  That may be an issue.

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1 minute ago, dmiannay said:

Honestly, my friend, it'll run, but I'm not sure you'll be very pleased with the performance.....

I agree with Doug, it may run, but I wouldn't expect much in the way of performance, and that would be assuming that settings are probably at the lowest possible levels, or very nearly so...

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15 minutes ago, dmiannay said:

The Athlon II x2 family

I recall getting that ages ago, Socket 939. If I were to say Socket 939 today, I'd get weird looks😀

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11 hours ago, vc10man said:

I recall getting that ages ago, Socket 939. If I were to say Socket 939 today, I'd get weird looks😀

It's not socket 939 though, It's socket FM2+

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53 minutes ago, GuneyWRO said:

It's not socket 939 though, It's socket FM2+

Ooops, yes, I failed to spot the x2 bit.

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You would probably be better off trying FSX Steam Edition and see how it performs.  It is DX9 based, so it shouldn't need much to get going.  If it performs well, then P3D may be a possibility.

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54 minutes ago, exeodus said:

It is DX9 based, so it shouldn't need much to get going.

I hope you mean DX10 based.  FS9 is DX9 based.

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Well, DX10 was incomplete, and runs in DX9 by default unless you turn the preview mode on.

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