First off sorry if I should be posting FS2004 questions elsewhere...
I'm looking at setting up a machine to run 2 (1 view, 1 control), though ideally 4 (3 view, 1 control), screens.
What do you think I would need to run with 4 screens nicely?
While I realise that FS2004 doesn't take much advantage of Dual Cores, thinking towards FSX though Dual Core seems like a better long term investment. In which case I'd probably go with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4400.
RAM is easy and cheap. 2GB, fastest possible given whatever CPU I end up with.
Graphics Card. I keep looking at the nVidia 7800 and 6800 series, mainly for SLI purposes required to have 4 screens working. Or is there another approach apart from using SLI that will do the job?
Sorry I just noticed that there were other FS2004 forums below. My apologies!
It has more to do with your video cards than your CPU. The more you ask of your cards the lower the FPS.
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/learnmore/northrup_multimon.mspx Good links in this one.