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Old 10-16-06, 06:27 PM   #42
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Default Re: Official Flight Simulator X Thread

Originally Posted by sillyeagle
You guys are all talking about getting G80 to run this, but isn't it CPU bound? I recall dropping FSAA and Res in the demo and getting the same frame rate...

I was under the impression I needed the claimed 30% performance boost from DX10/Vista and the 30% or so boost from a dual core upgrade in order to play this acceptably at high settings.

FSX , as was FS9, is CPU limited. you can buy a G80 , it will not give you anything but ultra high res + AA + HDR capability.

all the rest (AI traffic, ground mesh , shadow etc ) will still be CPU hunger.
i would like to see a C2D VS A64 bench is this game .
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