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looking to join your merry band-need hardware suggestions

Post by Migmadmarine » Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:34 am

hi,i am a retired yank of polish descent interested in flying with your group. i do not presently own a pc,so i am looking for advice on what pc would work best( without breaking the bank,of course)

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Re: looking to join your merry band-need hardware suggestions

Post by Kildren » Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:25 am

planning to play other games?
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Re: looking to join your merry band-need hardware suggestions

Post by Paddy » Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:13 am

You can get an i5 cpu, a decent gfx carf such as a 1080gtx and 16GB of memory. Get a decent joystick and if the budget stretches, a pair of pedals.

Having said that, people here probably have lesser spec rigs and do just fine.
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Post by Jaydog » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:26 pm

Migmadmarine wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:34 am
hi,i am a retired yank of polish descent interested in flying with your group. i do not presently own a pc,so i am looking for advice on what pc would work best( without breaking the bank,of course)
If is the States, you can probably just buy a gaming computer off the floor at Best Buy that is more than suitable for the sims we fly at about $800-900, a cheap Joystick like the Logitech 3D Extreme Pro for about $35 to start out with. Then order TrackIR for about $150 from Amazon and you're well on the way. Best of all, if you don't want to spend that kind of money all at once at Best Buy, you can apply for a Best Buy card and play it off in one year interest free. Good luck in what ever you decide to do. :salute:
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Post by Rich » Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:55 pm

I'd like to add that a tv is more than adequate for a screen, possibly even more desireable than a monitor.
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Post by Kai Lae » Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:06 pm

There are cheaper alternatives to trackir if you are willing to do some work.
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Post by Ginger » Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:53 pm

HI Mig, if your just gaming then go down the AMD Ryzen route.
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Re: looking to join your merry band-need hardware suggestions

Post by Migmadmarine » Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:08 am

Kildren wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:25 am
planning to play other games?
perhaps war thunder and the warship game

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Post by Onebad » Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:21 am

Migmadmarine wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:08 am
Kildren wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:25 am
planning to play other games?
perhaps war thunder and the warship game
Jump on our TS when you have a moment and we'll help you put together a computer and other gear you need to fly.
There's lots of variables including budget and what exactly are you looking for but we'll help you make it happen.
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Re: looking to join your merry band-need hardware suggestions

Post by Gromic » Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:24 am

Ginger wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:53 pm
HI Mig, if your just gaming then go down the AMD Ryzen route.
Especially, if your NOT just gaming, go down the Ryzen route.
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