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styckx

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Decided to give 1.4 a good thorough run through after toning down some of my settings.. I've noticed a few comments (especially issues on the Orbx forum) of a lot of crashing taking place and I've had a few myself where as with 1.3 I hardly ever had any. I think 1.4 is a bit more sensitive to `pushing the envelope' of the sim and really stressing it out especially now that more people are using water reflections again.. I noticed when first running 1.4 I saw a lot of the terrain randomly doing the classic FSX all black rectangles on random areas of terrain now and then on a regular basis which is a sure fire sign you're pushing things a bit.

 

So I toned down my settings and surprising all it took was going from Very Dense down to Dense AutoGen.. Max scenery complexity, 5.5 LOD, Reflections Sky, Clouds, Sim Objects, No Cars, Boats, Ferry, or AI traffic. 1920x1080 w/ 8X SSAA

 

Then I picked a resource heavy plane and booked a long flight..

 

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81760 Weather Mode now = Custom

92431 Advanced Weather Interface Enabled

103086 C:\Program Files (x86)\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D\SimObjects\Airplanes\Carenado CT182T_Skylane\CT182T.AIR

104131 Aircraft="CT182T Skylane 4"

7625236 Sim stopped: average frame rate for last 7519 secs = 25.7 fps

7632568 System time = 31/08/2012 22:41:32, Simulator time = 17:41:32 (01:41Z)

7632568 *** FSUIPC log file being closed

Average frame rate for running time of 7525 secs = 25.7 fps

Memory managed: 2881 Allocs, 2881 Freed

********* FSUIPC Log file closed ***********

 

Two straight hours flying from Concrete Municipal (payware version) to Port Hardy.. 253nm trip at a cruising altitude of only 6,000ft that passes through a lot of sparse area, then through heavy Vancouver, and over a ton of water also.. Performed flawlessly the entire trip with both screens of the G1000 up the entire time.

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