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FSX On Athlon X2 Versus Opteron  
User currently offlineIndy From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 4522 posts, RR: 18
Posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 5314 times:

I've recently upgraded my computer and moved to the dual core world with an Opteron 1212 processor. I'm still not happy with the FSX results. Would it have been better of me to spend the money on the Athlon X2 6000+? I have 2 gigs of ram and a 7200 rpm Seagate drive with a 16mb cache. Short of buying a Tyan board that supports quad Opteron processors what can I do to boost performance? Is there a difference in the X2 architecture versus the Opteron that makes one more conducive to gaming?


Indy = Indianapolis and not Independence Air
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User currently offlineCLEwatcher From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 244 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 5310 times:

have you downloaded and installed the FSX update SP1?


-Raymond
User currently offlineJamesbaldwyn From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 5284 times:

Check your video card and RAM. This may be the problem.

1GB+ 2GB Ideal
256MB Graphics Minamum.


User currently offlineIndy From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 4522 posts, RR: 18
Reply 3, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 5262 times:

I didn't get SP1. Thanks for the tip.


Indy = Indianapolis and not Independence Air
User currently offlineN521NA From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 513 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 5249 times:

I have an Opteron 170 overclocked to 2.8 ghz and it runs FSX SP1 perfectly. Try overclocking if you have experience with that or, go with the Intel Core 2 Duo which is better than anything AMD has to offer today.

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