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DX10 and 20 fps

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Hi All

 

I have been getting lower FPS with PMDG 777 - 300 ER, which is around 19-22fps.

 

I have currently set 31 in fsx.cfg (in the sim) and have set vertical sync 1/2 refresh rate at 30 in nVidia inspector.

 

I am thinking of setting it to 21 in fsx.cfg and 1/3 in nvidia inspector (i.e. 20).

 

Will this help with a smoother flight ?.

 

My rig is 5 years old :-).

 

Specs

 

i7-920 @ 3.8GHz with Hyperthreading enabled

2x64 GB SSD, OS and FSX

nVidia GTS 660 2GB

 

Thanks

 

Hari

 

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Yes it will, Hari, but there are many parts of the fsx.cfg and Inspector which will possibly have a greater impact. You might post them here by reply, so that I and others can give you a more informed answer - ok!

 

You might also think about moving that nice 920 up to 4 or 4.2 gig: it will do it quite easily - even to 4.48 in my case, before moving to the 2600k. Here are some notes.

 

All the Best,

 

pj

 

Edit:- Set the frame rate in the sim, (as Steve says below - leaving it set "Off" in Inspector. You don't want these two fighting.

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Go for 20fps fixed in FSX and 1/3 if your monitor is 60Hz.

vsynccompared.jpg20fps + 1/3 vsync compared
 

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