AmericanAirFan
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Good Enough Computer Specs?

Thu Oct 07, 2004 7:15 am

Is this enough power to run Flight Simulator 2004?
>Athlon XP 3200 with cpu fan
>nvidia FX 256MB graphics card
>512MB Memory

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Arniepie
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RE: Good Enough Computer Specs?

Thu Oct 07, 2004 8:02 pm

At first sight I would say yes.
If you want to invest extra ,go for extra RAM first (1GB even better 2GB)
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AmericanAirFan
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RE: Good Enough Computer Specs?

Thu Oct 07, 2004 9:44 pm

cool thanks.

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LHR27C
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RE: Good Enough Computer Specs?

Thu Oct 07, 2004 10:25 pm

Absolutely fine, assuming you don't pull all the sliders up to the highest setting. As Arniepie says, with the extra RAM you'll get even better performance, and it is very cheap these days.
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draigonair
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RE: Good Enough Computer Specs?

Fri Oct 08, 2004 8:14 pm

yeh its good mate  Smile

but 1gig ram is excelent i would say its a waste (wel usually never a waste) of money going to 2gig...use that extra money to buy a maybe faster card...

cheers!

i have 768MB ram and that perfect
(with 2.26MHZ ATI Radeon 9800pro(128mb))
cheers
 
Arniepie
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RE: Good Enough Computer Specs?

Sat Oct 09, 2004 12:29 am

Before investing extra money be sure that you make your virual memory big enough.(just a software setting)

Dragonair,
Our friend already has a 256MB videocard, I think that this is the most possible VRAM you can get at this moment.
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