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Thinking of Buying 777

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    Thinking of Buying 777

    Hi Hope you can help

    Really into my FSXSE Steam Addition my spec is below

    Not too great

    2.7 Ghz CPU 2 core

    8gb RAM

    Nivad GT710 graphics Card

    Thrust lever Joystick

    Is this okay to run the 777 as I have heard and seen lots of forums on crashes to desk top.

    Working at present is PMDG 737 No issues
    Working Aerosoft A318 to A321 proffessional No issues

    I.e things that might be causing

    1. Drivers not updated in graphics
    2 Windows losing 777.dll files
    3. Memory issues
    4. another .dll file something like ie.autosimula.dll

    I need a long range commercial Jet to reach further i.e GB to USA or GB to Asia and Australia

    Hope you can help

    Phil ( Birklands)
    Last edited by Birklands; 08Nov2019, 17:15.

    According to the PMDG product sheet, your system is about at the minimum system requirements. If you are happy with the NGX performance then you can expect similar with the 777.
    Dan Downs KCRP


      Thanks for that Dan. Yes happy with the NGX


        I used to have specs similar to those and ran the NGX and 777. I was happy with it at the time, but looking back it was terrible.

        If you’re happy with NGX performance then you can get the 777. I would highly recommend a system upgrade though, 100% worth it.
        James Ward


        • vadriver
          vadriver commented
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          Can you tell me the "sound card" you have for the upgrade & how it may have improved or not for the 737 vs 777 (despite the cpu / gpu upgrades you may have also done)

          I have "disappointing" issues with the 777 but not the 737 (?).

        • HighFlier
          HighFlier commented
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          The sound card? I don’t remember what my old sound card was but the one I currently have is an Integrated High-Definition Audio powered by Sound BlasterX Pro-Gaming 360. I wasn’t really paying attention to the sound card when I upgraded the system. I’m pretty sure it’s just the one that came default with the motherboard. Everything sounds good to me, no complaints here.


        thanks for your note .... i am trying to a hear a crisper sound (and one which does not dominate other addons such as mce, vox, raas etc) by experimenting with equalizers and / or a card upgrade.
        john martin