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Eureka! I found the cure for my periodic stutterfest problem (but not the cause)

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Ever since 2.3 was released I've been plagued by intermittent stutter attacks. During testing I've been cruising along at 60+ fps but every few minutes they'd drop to single figures with severe stuttering. These attacks lasted between 1 and 10 seconds before things returned to normal. I'm not a pc expert and staring at the different screens in Task Manager gave me no clue as to what was causing this.


Anyway, today I thought I'd try playing with the affinity settings and in TM unchecked CPU 0 and also set Priority to High. I locked frames to 33 in p3d and set off flying. 4 hours later not a single stutter and I am now confident that I've fixed an issue that was driving me nuts! I can only guess that something runs on my pc once in a while and that was interfering with my cpu in a way that manifested itself with severe stuttering. Freeing up CPU 0 presumably gives that process the power it needs. I could be miles off with that analysis but no matter, I'm just so pleased to be able to enjoy p3d 2.3 at last.

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