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Microsoft Flight Simulator X is the culmination of nearly 25 years of the landmark Flight Simulator franchise the most significant addition to date.
Flight Simulator X immerses you in a beautifully rich and realistic world with dozens of aircraft and interactive Missions for a completely new and innovative gaming experience. Free Flight lets you fly anywhere in the world, from your hometown airport to the most exotic places you've ever dreamed of.
Gamers and simmers of all ages and skill levels feel firsthand what it's like to be an aviator traveling the globe solo or online with others.
Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold Edition System Requirements
 

Recommended Requirements

  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.0GHz / AMD Athlon XP 2000+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon 9000 Series 64MB or NVIDIA GeForce 2 MX 64MB
  • System Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Storage: 14 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold Edition Requirements
To run Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold Edition on high graphics settings your PC will require at least a 0MB GeForce 2 MX 64MB / Radeon 9000 Series 64MB with a Pentium 4 2.0GHz or Athlon XP 2000+ CPU. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 9 or Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold Edition won’t run. To summarise, Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold Edition needs around a 21 year old PC to play at recommended settings.
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Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold Edition PC Release Date:

19 Sep 2008

Alternative Game Tags: flight simulator, microsoft, jet sim, flight simulator x, flight, pc, microsoft game studios, simulator, msfsx, ms flight simulator 10
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Love it! My bottle neck is my RAM… 8GB of DDR2 when the requirement is 512MB.


However the game really bugs out with my system… I think it might be the fact of my GPU chipset may not be compatible due to the increase in power compared to what the recommended is though. Tell me if I am wrong.

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Cant find Prepar3d here on game debate..

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I have a Intel Celeron N2840 2.16Ghz
And Intel hd 4000
What settings can i run it on? And how much fps will i get on per setting?
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Running 30-60+ FPS on ultra with AA and ICE AI Traffic installed. (Adds a lot of traffic (Traffic density 30%) and some big airports can become a cluster of planes)

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FSX runs fine for me running windows 8.1 X64 and i have mods (Add-Ons) like AXE and PMDG 737NGX, Aerosoft F-14, Orbx NZNI & NZSI, GSX and it runs fine on my rig

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Is the Steam version optimized for newer hardware? Because if it is i would pick it up for 5 dollars.

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It's pretty much the same, but may be better with future updates, so it might be a good idea to pick it up while it's cheap.

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I did. (For 4,99 euros i just typed dollars to make it easier for people) And its well worth it for the added multiplayer.

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can i run this?

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What do you think?

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It's actually a good question. I have an FX-9590 and a GTX 1050 Ti with 16GB of DDR3 1866MHz RAM, and I only get about 15FPS. Obviously there's something not right, but I can't seem to figure it out, so i can't run it

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FX-8350 and a GTX 1060 3GB, with 16 GB of RAM and my PC stutters too. It was a poorly optimized game back when it was released and dovetail didnt fix much. I suggest increasing your core usage in config, it helps alot with octacore PC's.

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What setting and fps with mods?

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Man, This game has average optimization so medium/high settings at 1280x1024 no aa should be fine with your rig and fps i guess 40+. I do not know how mods will affect graphic settings.

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Ok, thanks

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This game runs for me but then 15 minutes in the game it crashes. I have windows 8. Maybe thats the problem?

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Core i7-3630QM 4-Core 2.4GHz
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I can play at high settings :)

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