Idea of building a new computer for flt sim xplane with oulos rift in part
My current ystem is a cmp 5,1 3.333mhz 12 Core with 64gb ram and will have a evga gtx 1090 founders edition cpu chipped for the mac. The os is on a dual 1tb ssd pci sata Card in a striped config. The app will be on a dedicated ssd of 1tb in the first drive bay. I have a usb3 pci card along with a wifi/bt4 pci Card so that fills up the pci slots, max out the ram and one of the fastest Mac Pro chip sets from what I’ve read. I have a external raid with 4 wd Red 4tb hdds in raid 5 for other things leaving the three wd Red 4 tb hdds in the 2-4 hd boys for library use.
Ive n told it’s not nough for xp11 to run smoothly. It has benfully built by the gpu day ssd for bay 1 is setting next to the computer but medical problems has stopped me from installing everything to verify.
I also realize that oculus rift will not be supporting OS X anytime soon although I’m hoping that xp11 will run vr all platforms as I order the rift bundle today.
so if the current system will not work I wish to build a system that will run xp11 maxed out without stressing and the next several versions before taxing it. I know everyone is saying i7 is a must I’m thinking i9 with the new z370 motherboard with dd4 ram. I’d like for it to run OS X but if I must I’ll go back to win 7 pro. I was going another route until the rift price dropped.i have three 24’ acer lcd panels and a veiwsonic 24” touchscreen plus a vrinsight Pro pit but I think I’m going vr with onscreen controls other than the big three yoke/stick , throttle and peddels so if I get it working I’ll have a bunch of stuff for sale I have the following panels from Saitek mounted on a pro stand
two radio panels
plus switches, boards ie joy controller boards and wire to build your own cockpit. My problem is room I live in a RV full time and no room for a full cockpit the saitek stuff gets in the way when it’s out and hooked up. I also have the Russian stick and rudder peddels waiting on the to plus the saitek x-65 stick and throttle for travel if I don’t use the Russian gear but I really like it.
if you are still with me and are in the know and experienced with what it takes for running the xp11 maxed out without stressing let me know what I need to add to the cMP or what exactly I need to build. Please.
Edited 1 hour ago by blackeycole
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