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marlinleg

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    phil beharall
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  1. Joystick/Throttle/ Rudder advice

    Hi to one and all advice on Joystick/Throttle/ Rudder please At the moment I am using Saitek X52Pro which has not had a lot of use Do I buy a set of Rudders and link them to the X52Pro recommend please Or buy a new a joystick /throttle/ rudder control SET recommend please Can anyone Recommend brand please I have been a PC flight Simer for many years but not experienced I think one reason is I have not used rudder pedals before and reading a lot of people say they are well worth it I now am going to put that right Thank you in advance Kind regards PhilMy PC Spec Intel i7 Skylake 6700K 4Ghz CPU Akasa Heat Sink & Fan Gigabyte Z170-HD3P Motherboard NVidia GTX 1080 DDR 5 8Gb Graphics 16GB Kingston Hyper X Fury DDR4 2400MHz Iiyama 27" Prolite 2790HS x 3 Samsung 1TB SSD 850 EVO Series DVD Re-Writer Lan USB2.0/3.0/3.1 Aerocool Deluxe Midi Tower Case Bequiet 700w PSU Windows 10 Operating System 64 Bit
  2. Which Graphic Card

    Hello to everyone, I have decided on my PC. I have really looked into it and I am ready to buy ,below is my choice, if you can have a look please and offer me your options. I have put all the specs ,also a couple of questions on monitors and Memory Chillblast Fusion Nimbus 2 Flight Sim PC Processor: Intel Core i7-6700K Skylake CPU, 4 Cores, 4.0 - 4.2GHz Overclocking: Overclock my CPU by up to 20% Case: NZXT H440 Case - Black / Red Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Graphics Card CPU Cooler: Corsair Hydro H80i V2 CPU Cooler Thermal Paste: Prolimatech PK-3 Nano Particle Thermal Paste Case Cooling: Additional and Quiet Cooling Fans Upgrade Pack 3 120mm fans Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING Motherboard Memory: 16GB DDR4 2133MHz Memory (2 x 8GB Sticks) Solid State: 1TB Samsung 850 EVO Solid State Drive Secondary Hard Drive: Seagate 4TB SSHD Hybrid Drive Power Supply: Corsair RM850x 80 PLUS Gold 850W PSU PSU Silencing: AFG-PSU Anti-vibration Power Supply Gasket Sound Card: Onboard High Definition Audio Additional Ports and Bluetooth: Not selected Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit Anti Virus Software: Bullguard Internet Security - Free 90 Day Licence Enhanced Internal Packaging: Enhanced Instapak Packaging Power Cables: Chillblast Power Cable Cable Management: Standard Chillblast Cable Management Networking • LAN: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces • 6 x USB 3.0 • 4 x USB 2.0 • 1 x RJ45 LAN Port • 1 x DVI Port • 1 x HDMI Port • 1 x Displayport • 1 x VGA Port • 1 x PS/2 Expansion • 3 x 16x PCI Express Slot • 3 x 1x PCI Express Slot • 4 x SATA ports Warranty • 5 Year Standard Warranty (2 Year Collect & Return, 5 Years Labour) • Lifetime Tech Support by Chillblast I have add Enhanced Internal Packaging: Enhanced Instapak Packaging at £14:99p in case PC needs to go back under warranty Question 1 Is the Memory: 16GB DDR4 2133MHz Memory (2 x 8GB Sticks) enough for flight Sims Xplane/p3d/ etc Question 2 advice on 3 Monitors please 24in IF I USE THE CHILLBLAST LINK ON OUR FORUM WILL IT BE IF BENEFIT THE FORUM BECAUSE I WILL BUY VIA THAT LINK Once again Gentlmen MY THANKS TO YOU ALL
  3. Which Graphic Card

    Thankyou so much. I have been looking at Chillblast,and they do have a solid reputation also a lot of the PC Magazine recommend them. I will be looking at them .and if I may I will ask your advice again when I narrow it down to 2 PC once again Gentlmen THANKYOU
  4. Which Graphic Card

    Hello I would like advice please . Can I upgrade my graphics card, also i need need to know which make and model number please my Pc was a home build, I purchased it with monitor when my work mate emigrated (£400,I put SSD DRIVE IN) I HAVE OWNED IT FOR 3 years but I think now games have a lot more more detail MY PC Desktop spec Windows 10 64-bit Cup i5 760@2.80 GHz Lynfield 45 nm technology Ram 8.gb Dual-Channel DDR3 @668 MHz (9-9-9-24) Motherboard Micro Star International PP55-GD65(ms758) cpu BenQXL2410T monitor (1920x1080)&60HZ 1024MB ATI Amd Radeon HD 5800series (sapphire/PC partner) Storage 232gb Samsung SSD 840EVO 250gb SD USED 183gb free 25gb AUDIO ASUS ASUS Xonar I have 750 Watt power supply I have all these details via SPECCY Virgin cable internet SuperFibre 50 Up to 50 Mbps Unlimited ALL MY DRIVERS FOR EVERYTHING ARE UP TODATE My problem is I don't know which GRAPHICS CARD to get and I don't want to get a bottle neck and wast money OR IS IT TIME TO GET A NEW PC MANY THANKS to you all Phil
  5. New Simmer

    Hi Brain what I mean was I haven't down loaded Preperd3d yet Or any add-ons ever, I have downloaded FSX Steam and a then a Piper Cheyenne from Aerosoft on my old PC after reading everything I got that right , I will read and reread before downloading anything I will be using Windows 7, and I am keeping my old PC to look at Windows 10 as I am entitled for a free upgrade on that One last question, is there a preferred web browser I am using chrome On my old PC thanks once again
  6. New Simmer

    Hello to one and all,can someone advise me please, as which of these Flight Sims will be best suited to my new PC. FSX Steam/Prepar3d/Xplane After talking with Alec from Chillblast here are the specs Cooler Master CM-690 III Advanced Dominator Case USB 3.0 Intel Core i7 5960X Haswell-E 8-Cored 3.50GHz Processor – Overclocked to 4.2GHz Corsair Hydro Series H100i GTX Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 5 Intel X99 Motherboard 16GB Corsair/Crucial DDR4 2133MHz Memory Chillblast NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Graphics Card 1000GB Samsung 850 EVO Solid State Drive 3x Asus VC239H monitors and a triple monitor stand TrackIR5 24x DVD-RW Drive Corsair HX 1050 Modular 1050W PSU Windows 7 Professional 64 bit 5 Year Warranty with 2 Years Collect and Return (UK only) x3 Port Firewire Card Also any advice on a second NVIDA GTX or later? Also 16GB or 32GB DDR4 Memory It's my dream PC and after 50 years of working it's MY TIME NOW As my partner says do you need it no,do you want yes ITS GET IT TIME LOVE Many thanks for reading it & advice From a very inexperienced BUT happy novice SIMMER Ps watch this space I am bound to be back ASKING Just saw on our forum before I posted Do you recommend Windows 7 or 10 ?
  7. new member

    hello to one and all, i am new to FSX although i have played around on it,now i am retired and have more time, can someone advice on a list of ad-dons, my PC was purchased form a guy at work who was emigrating and he had built it himself, its old but i got it for £300 with a Ben q screen and Logitech G15 keyboard its a Windows 7 64 bit Intel i5 760@2.80ghz and a Radeon HD 5800 ram 8gb graphic card. mother board ms 7583 it came with a 64gb ssd but i have put a Samsung ssd 250 drive in i have the boxed FSX installed also Just-flights VFR real photo scenery England and Wales i got a free download from Aerosoft of Piper PA-31T Cheyenne also have SaitekX52 PRO I HAVE 83GB FREE SPACE left on hard drive so if anyone can suggest any addons please then i will give my hobby some time then if i am still happy i will get a new system after Christmas many thanks to one and all
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