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Old 07-06-2018, 08:24 PM   #1
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I'm not very computer literate that's why I'm here seeking the advice from people who know. I want this computer for both Microsoft Flight Simulator Steam and PREPARED ( also a flight sim ). My price range between $1,500.-$2,000. I have a ton of add-ons to make it as real as it gets. I have a WD 1tb External Hard Drive that I also use. Thanks in advance.
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Old 07-06-2018, 10:14 PM   #2
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If you have a rig that you're happy with let me know what it is. Also, where is a good store?
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Old 07-07-2018, 10:19 AM   #3
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What are the recommended requirements for the software you want to use? Those are usually a good indicator of what is it that you should buy.

It'd be great if you can post that here.
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I really like this computer. I would like your opinion. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0768M95WY...6OISOB2TJ&psc=
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The specs are good. Building your own is cheaper though. And you can control what kind of PSU you get.

Those specs look good. I would keep the processor, graphics card, RAM and SSD, and pick the brand/model combination that will give you the most performance for your money.

Some examples, you could buy the card from Asus, Gigabyte, EVGA, etc. The same goes for the SSD, that can be Samsung, Sandisk, etc. And then add a decent PSU, and pick a good (or just cheap) case. The RAM is not that important. As long as it's 16GB of DDR4 RAM of at least 2400 MHz you'll be fine .

RAM speed is irrelevant for most applications, and it's only in some games that it actually makes a difference. For example, take a look at this: https://www.anandtech.com/show/8959/...and-crucial/10

In short, only get fast RAM if the cost is not too high, and you don't have to give up quality.

And please post those requirements.
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