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Postby yancovitch » Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:58 pm

was wondering what would be needed to upgrade.....thanks...

1 x ($469.99) Intel Core i7-7700K Kaby Lake Quad-Core 4.2 GHz LGA 1151 91w

1 x ($379.99) MSI GeForce GTX 1060 DirectX 12 GTX 1060 GAMING X 6G 6GB 192-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready ATX Video Card

1 x ($259.99) MSI Z270 GAMING M5 LGA 1151 Intel Z270 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 ATX Motherboards - Intel
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Re: upgrade?

Postby Awaken » Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:47 am

Assuming those are Canadian Dollars. Just curious as to why you're choosing the i7 7700K, it is a few generations behind by now. You can get a I7 9700K for around the same price with more cores and improved IPC. Same thing with the GPU, I would look at a GTX 1660 Super.

Might I suggest this build. Picked from newegg.com

I7 9700K 8Core/8Thread 3.6GHz 4.9Turbo 95W $360 US ($476 Canadian)

EVGA GTX 1660 Super SC Ultra Gaming GPU w/6GB vram $230 US (304 Canadian)

ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 4 ATX Motherboard $125 US (165 Canadian)

and didn't see memory listed so...

CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3000 $78 US (103 Canadian)

and a SSD.....

WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB Internal SSD - SATA III 6Gb/s M.2 2280 Solid State Drive $65 (85 Canadian)

Respectfully, Ken
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Re: upgrade?

Postby yancovitch » Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:15 am

what i was describing was the computer i have now, which i upgraded a few years ago.....still have some stutters etc.....although much better than the one i had before.......these are the complete specs....thought i might need to upgrade just a part of it.....but i appreciate what you have suggested.....and it is worth considering.....
as you see i spent quite a bit of money on it, and am not sure how much improvement the admiral will allow :D ......use to be ...behind any great man is a woman.....maybe now it's...in front of any man is a great woman :D ...or whatever....


1 x ($71.97) Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-02 (CC-9011057-WW) Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Blue LED Mid-Tower Gaming Case Compatible with ATX Power Supply
$71.97

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PST: $6.09
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1 x ($469.99) Intel Core i7-7700K Kaby Lake Quad-Core 4.2 GHz LGA 1151 91W BX80677I77700K Desktop Processor
$469.99

1 x ($379.99) MSI GeForce GTX 1060 DirectX 12 GTX 1060 GAMING X 6G 6GB 192-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready ATX Video Card
$379.99

1 x ($259.99) MSI Z270 GAMING M5 LGA 1151 Intel Z270 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 ATX Motherboards - Intel
$259.99

1 x ($229.00) SAMSUNG 850 EVO M.2 2280 500GB SATA III 3-D Vertical Internal SSD Single Unit Version MZ-N5E500BW
$229.00

1 x ($154.99) CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 2400 (PC4 19200) Intel X99 and 100 Series Desktop Memory Model CMK16GX4M2A2400C16
$154.99

1 x ($124.99) Windows 10 Home - 64-bit - OEM
$124.99

1 x ($109.99) Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 2.5" 240GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) SV300S37A/240G
$109.99

1 x ($89.99) Thermaltake SMART Series SP-750PCBUS 750W ATX 12V v2.4 / EPS v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
$89.99

1 x ($39.99) ARCTIC COOLING Freezer i32 120mm Fluid Dynamic CPU Cooler with 120 mm Fan for Intel with New Fan Controller Made in Germany and PWM PST
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Re: upgrade?

Postby ABasicHuman » Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:52 am

I dont really see the need to upgrade at the moment. Definitely a solid PC. Stutters happen, I have a i7 9700k and GTX 1080ti with 32gb ram. I sometimes get the odd stutter in games, Wont be perfect all the time :)
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Re: upgrade?

Postby Awaken » Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:09 pm

OK got ya :) . Don't see much or anything to be upgraded then, nice PC!
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Re: upgrade?

Postby Flacke » Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:35 pm

Hi Awaken, when I sell my Trump Water Co. preferred shares I will immediately order the exact 'Puter that you suggested. It will be a very nice upgrade for me.

Hi Yanc, your present computer is a rocketship compared to my present unit. I have one of the old original Radio-Shack Mark One super-whizbang 100's that came as a kit and we had to carve some components out of hardwood. As long as the batteries that it runs on are fresh it works just fine. :liar:
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Re: upgrade?

Postby yancovitch » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:37 pm

haha.....well.....i guess i'll have to find out how to configure fsx better.......it started out good then started getting some stutters.....sad, i'm just so slow, learning about this stuff.....and i know i'm very lucky to have what i have.....
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Re: upgrade?

Postby Sprocket » Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:58 am

yancovitch wrote:haha.....well.....i guess i'll have to find out how to configure fsx better.......it started out good then started getting some stutters.....sad, i'm just so slow, learning about this stuff.....and i know i'm very lucky to have what i have.....


Well, you say that...…….

P8H67-V
8Gb Ram
i7 2600K 1st generation.
GTX 770

FSX Acc as well as FSX-SE. On their own dedicated HDD, and both run OK.
The odd stutter and blurry now and again, but all in all a fairly smooth game play with decent framerates.
All the main ORBX offerings installed as well.

Contemplating upgrade or not, one day I came to realise a very important fact.....

The weak link is actually me:

I am not a very good pilot you see. Rubbish really:

1. I am "number blind". My mind does not register "spoken" numbers. Tell me you phone number, and I am lost by the second digit.
As far as I am concerned, ATC can speak in Martian, its all the same to me.
However, having the ATC displayed on the screen makes things possible for me.

2. There are many things I don't get the hang of in aviation. Like SIDS and STARS..heh?
Anybody can keep an airplane in the sky.
BUT:
Just when, or at what point, do you "lean" the fuel?
What are the rules for prop control?
Pressed the wrong button...how do I restart this thing in flight again?
How far am I actually from the target airport?
Most time I try to land the airplane from either 5000ft up or through the branches of the trees.

See what I mean? There are many other things as well.

The question to myself is then:
1.Upgrade to P3D 64 bit? Is it justified? I don't think so.
2.Harware upgrades? Not worth my paltry level of skill.

3. I have long since given up on downloading new airplanes. I have some very nice downloads as well as payware planes, but, downloaded or bought, I have not truly mastered a single one of them yet.

4. Been with FSX 8 yrs now---clearly no hope for me. :?

As for upgrade then, well I'm just not worth it. :lol:

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Re: upgrade?

Postby yancovitch » Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:52 am

OH.....that's funny.....just what i needed :D :D :D
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