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Mac user.  Looking for solid performance, but not pro level.  This is for my 12 year old son who's really hooked on aviation.  

1)  imac:  3.2 6 core 8th gen intel i7 with boost to 4.6, 16 GB of RAM, Radeon pro 555x w/ 2GB GDDR5 memory, 1 TB storage

2) mac mini: 3.0 core 6 8th gen i5 w boost to 4.1, 16 GB RAM, Intel UHD graphics 630, 512 GB storage

Thanks.

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Hi dkmcfee

I'm not with Laminar Research, just a fellow simmer in the UK, but the best thing to do would be to look at the 'minimum' & 'recommended' hardware specification as determined by LR themselves.

Please click on the following link for further details: https://www.x-plane.com/kb/x-plane-11-system-requirements/

Generally speaking, Intel CPU's are considered more superior to AMD and NVIDIA are the way to go for GPU's

Regards

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