Ah, it all begins again!
Whenever I get a new version of Flight Simulator, I always expect it to push my current rig. This time the "minimum" spec is 1ghz processor, 256mb ram and graphics card with 32mb
My rig; 3.4ghz processor, 1gig ram, 128mb 9800 pro
I was expecting the game to run ok...
Now I appreciate that this computer isn't going to set the world on fire, and that the graphics is the achilles heel, but even so, I think it's an ok spec
FSX runs like a DOG, even with all graphics turned to medium low, only with fine weather, and with 15% air traffic (0% on cars and boats etc.), and it still can't run smoothly (say at 30fps)!
With a new baby, I can't afford an Intel 975 mobo, 2.4 Conroe, 1 gig DDR2 ram and a new PCI-e graphics card....
I guess it's back to FS Century of Flight, because it shouldn't cost £500 in updates to play a flight simulator!
And to add insult to injury, the install process hasn't run properly on the 2 computers I've installed FSX on!