I have bought the microsoft flight sim 2020 and have an HP PAVILLION P6 2388EA desktop, I have loaded the ten discs on to the hard drive but quite obviously the system cannot handle the demands of the game. Is it possible to upgrade the internals to a higher spec including fitting a graphics card or is it a lost cause !!Basically the specs for the game as quoted are.......
CPU..INTEL I5 8400 or RYZEN 5 1500X / GPU...GTX970 or RADEON RX590. I would like to hear if something close to those specs would fit.
Your 8 year old system is a lost cause. The specifications you listed are for the minimum play. You can not get to that level, as the PCIE slot is Gen 2.
Get an Omen 875-1040st and configure it to match these as a minimum. The RAM on that board is specific, you must purchase then, NOT later. Specifications:
Intel i7-9900X and 32GB motherboard RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD, 1TB HD, and a 8+ GB Video RAM card like the new RTX 3080, a $700 card and 750W PSU to support it. Expect a 3-4 month wait on the card for it to
Best style MSFS joysticks are running $240-280
So to play a $120 program you will spend a total of over $3200 plus the cost of the game.
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