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03-15-2017 06:02 AM
I am running X-Plane 10 not entirely satisfactorily becasue of the need for higher spec Graphics card and this is even more imprtant as I wnat to upgrade X-plane 10 to X-Plane 11 which recommends GeForce GTX1070. I need to be sure that the present system can handle this though as there may be issues re compatibility with existing computer parts or power requirements. I am not knowledgeable about all these aspects. Can anyone help please?
The Z400 details are as follows:-
3.07 ghz Intel Xeon W3550 Multicore - 4 in total
Bus Clock 4800 mhz
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800 Display Adapter
03-15-2017 08:43 AM - edited 03-15-2017 08:45 AM
Unfortunately, your workstation does not have a UEFI BIOS.
That is one very specific requirement that the GTX 1070 has.
If you install a GTX1070 in your motherboard your workstation will fail to boot.
Take a look at a AMD\ATI Radeon equivalent that will run X-Plane 10 & 11 at a high FPS rate.
An SAPPHIRE Tri-X Radeon™R9 390X 8G D5 should fulfill your needs.
It does have support for legacy and UEFI BIOS. It will operate in your workstation.
It does have a requirement for two PCIe 8-pin power connectors, so you may have to upgrade your PSU.
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