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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 7:21 am
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Me thinks maybe M$ finally did summat right??? Mr. Green

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Well, looks like I'm good with it too. I went against the grain and backed out all mods and tweaks, them installed the update and had no problems. I know that's the risky way to do it but I just had to try it. Anyways, yep I see changes and improved performance, nothing really remarkeable like a new sim but I definitely gained several FPS which makes a great deal of difference. Only put a couple short flights in though, and only one of those after defragging.

Altogether though I did bump one or two sliders up a notch and now will begin some re-tweaking looking for the new sweet spot....

Sad to say the texture problems at Phu Bai Redux still exist though.

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 5:15 pm
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Kit

for reference I think your problem was related to your screen...

If I remember right when you built the new rig you put a LCD screen with it ?

LCD always gonna be locked @ 75 fps not like the old crt... even if V sync is turned off

As an experiment you could try locking vsync @ 70fps in Nvid panel and then try it with SLI enabled..

Would be interested to know the result


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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 5:38 pm
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- Kitform
Now, where did I leave all me helo's...


Take a look over at HoverControl they got a really nice FSX Bell/Textron HC412PE - 27 variants.

64.34.169.161/cgi-bin/...elicopters

Size: 18.29 Mb

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 5:42 pm
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Hey Sly,

Technically SLI is always enabled with the GX2 cards being dual ones. Smile

I think I was just trying too hard...
I was and do run FSX at a resolution of 1920x1200x32, this with unlimited frame rates (just for testing) and all sliders maxed out was just a little too much for a smooth display. When I locked the frames back down to the normal 20 fps it runs very smooth again.

I could crank the fps up to 60-70fps before the stutter starts but to be honest there is no point.

It was agreed a long time ago to lock fps at 20 to save bandwidth when in multiplayer mode and I've stuck with that setting ever since, even though I don't fly on line very often these days.

Big screen, anisotropic filtering and anti aliasing turned on, I'll settle for what I have.
Smile Smile Smile

I've also devised a work around to get FS2004 repaints to show up in FSX without having to install the aircraft in FSX. Still fine tuning it at the mo.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 5:46 pm
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Thanks Jel, I'm tempted with the 412 that's FSX compatible.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 7:55 pm
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- Kitform
and she flies as smooth as a really smooth thing.

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As smooth as Jel during a dinner flight? Mr. Green
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Hit... lol you got too much spare time on yer hands Razz

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