Stephen Simpson

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  • Birthday 08/09/1973

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  1. Stephen Simpson

    Hardware Upgrade

    I swapped the d15 for a liquid cooler from corsair and machine runs well.
  2. Hi guys I have just built the above with 32gb ram. Running stock bios setting acheiving 4.4ghz stable with around 45deg at idle. Corsair 240 liquid cooling. Tried various overclock setting but can't seem to gain much more than 4.4 without a crash. Lots of info in web about settings but I was wondering if someone in the know could help me here to acheive 4.8 or 4.9ghz. Thanks in advance S
  3. Hi guys, I am about to embark on the most extensive upgrade yet of my simming machine and would welcome thoughts and comments to whether I have selected the most compatible items. Intel BX80684I78700K 8th Gen Core i7-8700K Processor Noctua nh-d15s Processor Cooler ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-G GAMING (Wi-Fi AC) Corsair CMK32GX4M2B3000C15 Vengeance LPX 32GB (2x16GB) DDR4 3000MHz Samsung (MZ-V6E500BW) 500GB EVO PCI Express 3.0 xNVMe Solid State - Boot Drive Crucial MX500 CT1000MX500SSD1(Z) 1 TB Internal SSD (3D NAND, SATA, 2.5 Inch) - Xplane Drive Fractal Design Define R5 Black ATX Midtower Silent PC Computer case EVGA SuperNOVA 750 G2, 80+ GOLD 750W, Fully Modular I am using my existing GTX1080 from my current machine. Thanks Steve Simpson
  4. Stephen Simpson

    MS sidewinder percussion 2 driver

    Sorted. Unplugged computer for 5 minutes. Plugged back in and windows recognised sidewinder
  5. Stephen Simpson

    MS sidewinder percussion 2 driver

    Should be precission. That's what I thought but it's not recognising it.
  6. Stephen Simpson

    MS sidewinder percussion 2 driver

    Windows has somehow managed to lose the driver for my sidewinder. I can't seem to locate the driver anywhere. If there a solution to this or could someone send me the relevant files. It happened before and Windows seemed to sort it but I'm scheduled to do a flight later and can't at the moment. Thanks in advance
  7. Stephen Simpson

    PTA Presets Megathread

    Hi guys Looking for advice on settings for a realistic view. Using I5-4670K and a GTX1080 with P3DV4, Envtex and ASP3DV4. No cloud art yet. Thanks Steve.
  8. Stephen Simpson

    P3DV4 I5-4670K and GTX1080

    Morning folks, Having microstutters with the above setup. Anyone using similar and would care to share their graphics settings, was working well on V3 but teething on V4. Thanks Steve
  9. Can urp be used with pta. I have both installed at moment. Looks ok but wondering if I may be asking the software to do the same thing twice. Thanks S
  10. Stephen Simpson

    Got my eye on Just Flight Piper Warrior

    Just did my first VFR in it from my local. Not the best but learning all the time. First attempt at a repaint as well.
  11. Stephen Simpson

    PA-38 Paint Kit

    Hi guys I'm looking to repaint a PA38 in my local flying club colours but don't know where to start. Any tips on this please as the white textured aircraft seems to be drawn in a way which is way different from other developers. Thanks
  12. Stephen Simpson

    PMDG 737-800/900 Activation Error

    PMDG have sorted the issue and an update is available via the operations centre. Thank you guys. Stephen.
  13. Stephen Simpson

    PMDG 737-800/900 Activation Error

    Hi folks, I purchased the above product back on 19/3/2015 through PMDG website and this evening received a notification to update from the control centre. I followed the instructions and reinstalled to the new version 1.20.8389. Entered the 24 digit activation code from the original email once P3Dv3 started up and its being refused. Any ideas please. Thanks Stephen.
  14. Stephen Simpson

    P3D with two computers

    Hi Clive. I have my acars asn efb and charts on my laptop with the sim on the main computer. Works well utilising fswide and simconnect. S
  15. Stephen Simpson

    Streaming overlay info

    mmm that sounds complicated. S