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FSX And Computer

Fri Dec 01, 2006 11:40 am

Hey a.netters,

I am customizing a desktop of Dell and I think I found a pretty good one to run FSX pretty good. They specs are below.
Module Description Show Details
Base AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core 5000+
Operating System Genuine Windows® XP Media Center Edition 2005
Memory 2GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 533MHz- 2DIMMs
Keyboard Dell USB Multimedia Keyboard and Dell Optical USB Mouse
Monitor 20 inch E207WFP Widescreen Digital Flat Panel
Video Card 256MB ATI Radeon X1300 Pro
Hard Drive 320GB Serial ATA Hard Drive (7200RPM) w/DataBurst Cache™
Floppy Drive and Media Reader 13 in 1 Media Card Reader
Mouse Mouse included in Wireless, Laser or Bluetooth Package
Network Interface Integrated 10/100 Ethernet
Modem 56K PCI Data Fax Modem
Adobe Software Adobe® Acrobat® Reader 7.0
CD ROM/DVD ROM Dual Drives: 16x DVD-ROM Drive + 16x DVD+/-RW
Sound Cards Integrated Sound Blaster®Audigy™ HD Software Edition
Speakers Dell A525 30 Watt 2.1 Stereo Speakers with Subwoofer
Office Productivity Software (Pre-Installed) No productivity suite- Includes Microsoft Works 8. DOES NOT INCLUDE MS WORD
Security Software No Security Subscription
Warranty and Service 1Yr Ltd Warranty and At-Home Service
Internet Access Service 6 Months of America Online Membership Included
Miscellaneous Award Winning Service and Support
Future Operating Systems Windows Vista™ Capable
Upgrade to Windows Vista Express Upgrade to Windows Vista Home Premium from XP Media Center Edition
Dell Digital Entertainment Trial pack- Basic and trial products from Corel and Yahoo
Labels Vista Capable Sticker
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RE: FSX And Computer

Sat Dec 02, 2006 4:34 am

not bad.....I am waiting for Vista to come out before I invest in hardware upgrades.

I would, personally, go for a better graphics card - one with more than 512mb RAM - but thats just my opinion.
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RE: FSX And Computer

Sat Dec 02, 2006 4:38 am

Quoting Goinv (Reply 1):
one with more than 512mb RAM

Definitely go for a card with at least 512mb - preferrably more. I'm just waiting for ATI to release their next generation cards, and I'll be upgrading. (my Radeon X850 XT just can't keep up with FSX....)


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