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I just downloaded the X Plane 11 demo and it crashes just when it finishes loading and the cockpit appears. I have an 27 inch iMac from late 2012. Proccesor: 2.9 GHz Intel Core i5, Memory: 8 GB 1600 Mhz DDR3. Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M 512 MB

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Hi Jaun,

Have a look at the recommended specifications to run X-Plane.  The link is at

X-Plane is resource hungry and subsequently generates a lot of heat.  More so if you overclock the CPU.  To disperse you need good cooling otherwise it will crash