Vista or XP for Flight Sim FSX

  Desert Andy 14:20 27 Feb 2008

Can anybody help with recommendation for whether I should get a computer with Vista or with XP for using Microsoft Flight Sim FSX.

  Technotiger 15:35 27 Feb 2008

Personally I would go for XP for FSX. Vista appears to me to need all its power just to run Vista - I guess Vista would run XP but it just might through-up problems, with both XP and Vista each needing plenty of Oomph!

I have XP and FSX Deluxe.

  Technotiger 15:35 27 Feb 2008

Oops - throw-up not through-up!

  tigertop2 16:06 27 Feb 2008

I would stick with XP. There are reports that Wondows SP3 is due out this summer and XP speeds may go up by 10%. I run Flight Sim FSX happily on Windows XP. The Graphics card is a key component. I had a Nvidia 7600GT and have just upgraded to a Nvidia 1Gb 8800 GT and the extra graphics power is amazing.

  Desert Andy 20:15 27 Feb 2008

Thanks for the comments.

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