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Flight Simulation PCs

Take flight in a Chillblast PC designed specifically for soaring through the clouds. With a Chillblast flight sim PC you're ensured of a smooth ride and beautiful scenery thanks to our high performance PCs delivering exceptional high FPS and stunning graphics.

 

Flight Sim PCs

Flight Sim PCs

 
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Apex Intel Core i9 RTX 4070 Ti Flight Sim PC

from 2,139.95

CPU

Intel Core i7 14700K

Graphics Card

NVIDIA RTX 4070 Ti SUPER

Storage

1TB SSD

RAM

32GB DDR5 5600MT/s

10,4,48,31,14,160

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Evolution Intel Core i7 RTX 4070 SUPER Flight Sim PC

from 1,909.99

CPU

Intel Core i7 14700K

Graphics Card

NVIDIA RTX 4070 SUPER

Storage

1TB SSD

RAM

32GB DDR5 5600MT/s

10,4,48,30,14,160

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Ignition Intel Core i5 RTX 4060 Flight Sim PC

from 1,279.99

CPU

Intel Core i5 14500

Graphics Card

NVIDIA RTX 4060

Storage

1TB SSD

RAM

32GB DDR5 5600MT/s

10,4,48,29,14,160

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Apex Intel Core i9 RTX 4090 Flight Sim PC

from 3,959.99

CPU

Intel Core i9 14900K

Graphics Card

NVIDIA RTX 4090

Storage

2TB SSD

RAM

32GB DDR5 5600MT/s

10,4,48,31,14,160

No tag

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Apex Intel Core i9 RTX 4070 Ti Flight Sim PC

from 2,139.95

CPU

Intel Core i7 14700K

Graphics Card

NVIDIA RTX 4070 Ti SUPER

Storage

1TB SSD

RAM

32GB DDR5 5600MT/s

10,4,48,31,14,160

No tag

Evolution Intel Core i7 RTX 4070 SUPER Flight Sim PC

from 1,909.99

CPU

Intel Core i7 14700K

Graphics Card

NVIDIA RTX 4070 SUPER

Storage

1TB SSD

RAM

32GB DDR5 5600MT/s

10,4,48,30,14,160

No tag

Ignition Intel Core i5 RTX 4060 Flight Sim PC

from 1,279.99

CPU

Intel Core i5 14500

Graphics Card

NVIDIA RTX 4060

Storage

1TB SSD

RAM

32GB DDR5 5600MT/s

10,4,48,29,14,160

No tag

Apex Intel Core i9 RTX 4090 Flight Sim PC

from 3,959.99

CPU

Intel Core i9 14900K

Graphics Card

NVIDIA RTX 4090

Storage

2TB SSD

RAM

32GB DDR5 5600MT/s

10,4,48,31,14,160

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Flight Simulator PCs

Take to the skies with Chillblast Flight Sim PCs, designed by our expert team to meet and exceed the demands of popular flight simulation titles to ensure your flight experience is as flawless as your piloting skills. Feel closer to the clouds then ever with Chillblast, and enjoy flight simulation the way it's meant to be.

 
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Flight Sim PC Buying Guide

Discover which PC set-up is right for you and why it will make the difference as you take off across the skies in our helpful buying guide.

 

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Flight Simulation FAQs

A flight sim PC is a computer designed specifically with simulation flying in mind. It will be spec'd to deliver a smooth gaming experience that ensures the simulation is as true to life as possible, bringing a level of realism unobtainable by other gaming consoles.

To get the full flight simulation experience it is key to firstly have a PC spec'd for your intended flying game and a monitor with a high refresh rate and response time to enable smooth stutter-free gameplay. On top of this you'll want to expand your set-up with a compatible joystick and throttle, while those after an even more realistic experience will accompany this with pedals and a yoke. To finish off you'll want invest in a flight cockpit, especially when flying for long periods of time. This provides great comfort but also allows you to sit in the prime flight position.

When purchasing a PC for Flight Simulation, several factors are crucial:

  • CPU: Look for a powerful multi-core processor like Intel Core i7 or AMD Ryzen 7 for smooth performance.
  • GPU: Invest in a dedicated graphics card such as NVIDIA GeForce GTX or RTX series or AMD Radeon RX series for realistic visuals.
  • RAM: Aim for at least 16GB RAM to ensure smooth operation and prevent lags.
  • Storage: Opt for SSD (Solid State Drive) for faster loading times and smoother gameplay.
  • Compatibility: Ensure compatibility with popular Flight Simulation software like Microsoft Flight Simulator or X-Plane.
  • Budget: Balance performance with your budget to get the best value for your money.

The minimum system requirements vary depending on the Flight Simulation software you intend to use. However, as a general guideline:

  • CPU: Intel Core i5 or equivalent
  • GPU: NVIDIA GTX 770 / AMD Radeon RX 570 or equivalent
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 150GB available space Always check the specific requirements for the software you plan to use for the most accurate information.

While laptops can handle Flight Simulation, desktop PCs generally offer better performance and upgradability. If you opt for a laptop, ensure it meets or exceeds the recommended system requirements for your chosen Flight Simulation software. Additionally, consider factors like cooling and portability based on your usage preferences. Laptops can also suffer from limited connectivity due to their size. Not having enough ports can mean flight simulation peripherals like joysticks, yokes, pedals and headsets can't all be used at once, unless you have a USB hub to extend the number of ports.

Both options have their pros and cons. Building a custom PC allows you to tailor the components to your specific needs and budget, potentially saving money and ensuring higher quality parts. However, it requires technical expertise and time for assembly. On the other hand, buying a pre-built PC offers convenience and may come with warranties and support, but you may pay a premium for the service. Evaluate your comfort level with DIY projects and your budget before deciding.

While a high refresh rate monitor (such as 144Hz or 240Hz) can enhance the overall gaming experience by providing smoother visuals, it's not essential for Flight Simulation. Flight Simulators focus more on realism and detailed graphics rather than fast-paced action. However, if you also play other games or desire a more immersive experience, a high refresh rate monitor can be beneficial.

 
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