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by HarbingerDawn
03 Jun 2017 05:50
Forum: Development
Topic: History of SpaceEngine
Replies: 78
Views: 44574

History of SpaceEngine

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by HarbingerDawn
03 Jun 2017 05:47
Forum: Development
Topic: History of SpaceEngine
Replies: 78
Views: 44574

History of SpaceEngine

A Visual History of SpaceEngine This series of posts visually documents the history of SE, from its beginnings over a decade ago, to the present day, in the form of screenshots from throughout its releases and development. Enjoy :) Full album: http://imgur.com/a/8i6Hg 2005 http://i.imgur.com/viz5I8...
by HarbingerDawn
01 Jun 2017 10:37
Forum: Off-topic Discussions
Topic: General global warming / climate change discussion
Replies: 283
Views: 71138

General global warming / climate chage discussion

8137 The importance of consensus is that it arises when one model is supported by a convergence of evidence, while other models do not or are falsified, to such an extent that most experts in the field become convinced that it is the best working model and is "probably not wrong".  In the...
by HarbingerDawn
28 May 2017 08:41
Forum: Development
Topic: History of SpaceEngine
Replies: 78
Views: 44574

History of SpaceEngine

Off-topic discussion about PC specs and running SE moved to this thread.
by HarbingerDawn
28 May 2017 08:30
Forum: Archive
Topic: Can my PC run Space Engine?
Replies: 124
Views: 62237

History of SpaceEngine

Betelgeuze wrote:
Qr Bbpost Here is my specs/graphic cards

No version of SE will run very well with those specs. You're using a mid-range GPU from 7 years ago and a low-mid CPU of the same age. You should get a new computer.
by HarbingerDawn
25 May 2017 15:12
Forum: Archive
Topic: Can my PC run Space Engine?
Replies: 124
Views: 62237

History of SpaceEngine

SE doesn't use flash or quicktime or anything else. And 3.25 GB of RAM is not enough for using SE + web browsers, never mind 3 of them. And if your motherboard only supports 4 GB of RAM and you're only using a 32-bit OS, you BADLY NEED to get new hardware and install a 64-bit OS.
by HarbingerDawn
25 May 2017 11:38
Forum: Archive
Topic: Can my PC run Space Engine?
Replies: 124
Views: 62237

History of SpaceEngine

7890  is it a bad idea to be using the internet while running SE at the same time? Depends on whether you're running all those apps on the same hard drive. SE does not use an internet connection, but it does read and write some data from the hard drive, as do web browsers, so if they're all running...
by HarbingerDawn
24 May 2017 15:12
Forum: Archive
Topic: Can my PC run Space Engine?
Replies: 124
Views: 62237

History of SpaceEngine

5538 GTX 580 (1.5 GB) and a new GT 730 (4GB) Man, those are 5 years-old GPUs. Why not buy some GTX 1060? 580 is much faster than 730:  link , and 1.5 GB is enough for SE, if you will not use LOD 1. Problem is that my motherboard is not compatible with anything newer than PCI-e 2.0  The GT 730 was a...
by HarbingerDawn
16 May 2017 05:32
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: SpaceX
Replies: 61
Views: 40711

SpaceX

Hi everyone, I'm currently vacationing in Florida and decided to stop by for the launch yesterday. It was pretty awesome, you would not believe how bright the exhaust plume is. Anyway, here's a pic and audio recording. I'll be posting additional pics at that link. Might not process any more before I...
by HarbingerDawn
10 May 2017 15:03
Forum: Feedback and Suggestions
Topic: General suggestions for SpaceEngine
Replies: 1342
Views: 358293

General suggestions for SpaceEngine

I have a suggestion, something that might have been suggested before but I couldn't find it no matter how deep I searched: Could you add some sort of a molly-guard to "Set Current Time" UI option? I don't know, a confirmation dialog or something? Or just move it somewhere else, so that it...
by HarbingerDawn
06 May 2017 19:21
Forum: Feedback and Suggestions
Topic: General questions about SpaceEngine
Replies: 639
Views: 174073

General questions about SpaceEngine

Found this planet recently, almost 13 Earth masses and a diameter of more than 1.7 times the diameter of Earth which means (according to SE) it has a density of 13.478 g/cm 3 , a heck of a lot. Is this even possible? What this planet should be composed of then if it's the case? It could have a simi...
by HarbingerDawn
05 May 2017 10:52
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: Your SpaceEngine Videos
Replies: 356
Views: 101655

Your SpaceEngine Videos

I will be livestreaming here in about 1 hour :)
by HarbingerDawn
05 May 2017 02:46
Forum: Off-topic Discussions
Topic: A very PC discussion
Replies: 520
Views: 132152

A very PC discussion

Spacer , the Ryzen 7 1700 is a good CPU, especially for SE, which is able to take full advantage of multiple threads. And having a motherboard with an AM4 socket will make future upgrades easier since AMD rarely changes socket types. Intel changes sockets frequently, meaning that to buy a new CPU i...
by HarbingerDawn
04 May 2017 17:08
Forum: Off-topic Discussions
Topic: A very PC discussion
Replies: 520
Views: 132152

A very PC discussion

7107 My motherboard is MSI 2AE0 If you want to stick with that motherboard, the best you're guaranteed to be able to do regarding a CPU is an A10-5800K. IMO it's worth it to get a new mobo altogether and move your whole system to a newer standard and set you up for an easier time in the coming year...
by HarbingerDawn
04 May 2017 04:06
Forum: Off-topic Discussions
Topic: A very PC discussion
Replies: 520
Views: 132152

A very PC discussion

NathanKerbonaut , the first thing you and your dad should do is figure out a budget. Once you do that, we can better help you decide what new hardware you should choose. I definitely agree with  Spacer 's assessment that you need both a new CPU and a new graphics card; your budget will determine wh...