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subsonic
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1 PC Setup

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Hi!

I just have built my Skalarki homecockpit (no AFT overhead) and am now wondering, whether it is possible to run everything on one PC. I have read somewhere that due to the evolution of the PCs meanwhile they are strong enough.

I have one big screen (85'') instead of 3 beamers and in total 5 screens which I can theoretically all connect to my RTX 2080 Super:

1. Big screen
2. MCDU (only one on CPT side)
3. PFD/ND CPT side
4. PFD/ND F/O side
5. ECAM/MFD

My specs:
i9-9900K
RTX 2080 Super
32 GB RAM
2 TB SDD
Dark Power Pro with 1000 W
Win 10

Thanks for your support.

Best regards,
Alex

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Only testing can tell.
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Dear Jean Luc,

Thanks for the quick reply.

If any, what would be rather the limiting factor: GPU or CPU?

BR,
Alex

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Usually it's cpu which is limiting, though running many screens on one pc can also suffer from GPU.
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I thought the 2080 was limited to 4 displays maximum. You might want to check that (or maybe I am wrong, which is totally possible).
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Hi Alex

I'm running the the following set up on one computer:
- PFD/ND CPT side
- MCDU CPT side
- PFD/ND FO side
- MCDU FO side
- ECAM/MFD
- Standby instruments

The computer configuration:
- Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.5GHz (no overclocking)
- 16 GB RAM
- 500GB SSD
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
- NVIDIA version 466.63
- Windows 10 Pro 21H1

The graphics performance is very good (it is smooth from my point of view but I don't have other comparison).

In addition, I run some Lua scripts and the SkalarkiIOProfile on this computer. I don't run P3D and the Jeehell core on this PC.

cu, Adrian

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Hi Thierry,

you are right. Thats what I had to find out after connecting my PC to all the screens.

Seems like I definitely need a second PC or at least a second GPU.

Best,
Alex
thierryd wrote:
Sat Aug 14, 2021 10:03 pm
I thought the 2080 was limited to 4 displays maximum. You might want to check that (or maybe I am wrong, which is totally possible).

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Re: 1 PC Setup

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Hi Adrian,

Thanks for the info. But it seems like you are using 2 PCs in total, right? Thats what I wanted to avoid. But now I know that unfortunately my GPU / Nvidia supports 4 screens max.

Best,
Alex
buentead wrote:
Mon Aug 16, 2021 12:01 pm
Hi Alex

I'm running the the following set up on one computer:
- PFD/ND CPT side
- MCDU CPT side
- PFD/ND FO side
- MCDU FO side
- ECAM/MFD
- Standby instruments

The computer configuration:
- Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.5GHz (no overclocking)
- 16 GB RAM
- 500GB SSD
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
- NVIDIA version 466.63
- Windows 10 Pro 21H1

The graphics performance is very good (it is smooth from my point of view but I don't have other comparison).

In addition, I run some Lua scripts and the SkalarkiIOProfile on this computer. I don't run P3D and the Jeehell core on this PC.

cu, Adrian

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