Best Graphics card for Flight simulator x ?

  CiaranMal1 18:09 PM 14 Oct 10
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Hi

Im a newbie and I am useless with computers, however I have recently bought fsx game and my graphics are absolutely crap,my computer specs are fine, so I think however the current graphics card isnt great, and I was wondering would this graphics card do the trick, especially would it work on two monitors?
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Thanks

  gengiscant 11:40 AM 15 Oct 10

Could you post the make model of your PC as not all cards fit all PC's?

  CiaranMal1 19:33 PM 15 Oct 10

Sorry it was stupid of me not to post the model.

Its a HP Pavillion Slimline s3842uk, Its pretty small

Thanks

  gengiscant 09:35 AM 16 Oct 10

Is this your PC? click here

  CiaranMal1 09:47 AM 16 Oct 10

Yep thats it.

  gengiscant 11:40 AM 16 Oct 10

To be honest the new card is not much better than the one you have got, any chance of mentioning your budget?

  gengiscant 11:48 AM 16 Oct 10

In fact it is the same card, Nvidia have rebranded since the GT 120 was put in your PC.

G100 = 9400 GT
GT120 = 9500 GT
GT130 = 9600 GSO = 8800 GS

  CiaranMal1 18:59 PM 16 Oct 10

Never knew it, then why is my graphics on fsx so shit.lol my budget would be 100 quid max preferibly lower tho

  gengiscant 20:04 PM 16 Oct 10

Now all I need to Know now is what power supply have you as some of the cards draw a bit more power. You will probably need to take the side of to find out how much wattage you have.

  ams4127 22:29 PM 18 Oct 10

I'm running FSx using a Radeon 4890, and with everything set to Ultra High, it's perfectly smooth. You can pick them up on E-Bay for under £100.

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