Solved Best CPU for Flight Simulator X for $150-$200? Tags: CPUs Overclocking Last response: May 16, 2010 2:18 PM in CPUs Share juicycrapachino May 16, 2010 7:04:00 AM I can probably overclock the winner to maybe 3.8-4.0GHz depends on who wins... More about : cpu flight simulator 150 200 tecmo34 a c 78 à CPUs a b K Overclocking May 16, 2010 7:48:31 AM Intel Core i7 930 from Microcenter (In-store pickup $199) Intel Core i5 750 or AMD Phenom II X4 955 C3 depending on your preferrence in System builds. aberchonbie May 16, 2010 8:23:36 AM +1 core i7 at microcenter! (however, this will result in getting higher end motherboard/more ram which means more money!) you upgrading ur current comp or building new? Related resources Flight Simulator X : Graphics card dilema - Forum Best combo for Flight Simulator X ??? - Forum Best precessor for Microsoft Flight Simulator X - Forum First Time Builder. Need to build a PC for Flight Simulator X - Forum Best Flight -Fight Simulator ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution unknown_13 a b à CPUs May 16, 2010 9:03:32 AM Core i5 750 or Phenom II X4 955, 965 will do the job very well. i7 @ Microcenter is the best option but the platform ( X58 chipset, triple-channel DDR3 ) is going to cost more that i5 or PII 965, so it depends on your budget. juicycrapachino May 16, 2010 2:18:46 PM Best answer selected by JuicyCrapachino. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBuild for FSX ( Flight Simulator X 0 ForumBest computor for flight simulator ForumBest flight simulator computers ForumFlight Simulator X (FSX) sextuple monitor eyefinity system ForumFlight Simulator X and the right Video Card!!! ForumBad Build Need Advice( Flight Simulator System) ForumSoftware for Flight Simulator X & Helicopter controls ForumBest graphics card for flight simulator ForumFlight Simulator X - 3 monitor setup new build ForumM$ Flight Simulator X - suitable graphics card? ForumPlease help a newbie understand why Seasonic PSU wont turn on :( ForumBest processor ForumWhich CPU? ForumNew CPU/Mobo question ForumHELP CHOOSING A CPU! More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !