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Just bought this: a few questions!

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Hey FSFX, just bought your sweet little package, but I have some questions before I start installing:

 

- How exactly do it make this work with DX10? I just uninstall the fixes, apply 777 immersion and then re-apply the fixes?

 

- I noticed you mentioned in the manual that I must increase my special effects detail slider to maximum to properly see those effects. I currently run this slider on the full left (off). I'm not going to see an impact by turning this on am I?

 

- Last but not least, I hate changing settings from within FSX because it resets TML values and whatnot so I prefer manual cfg edits. This being said I'm curious what entry in the fsx.cfg controls the special effects detail slider and what value is the highest setting so I can just manually edit it. Is it EFFECTS_QUALITY=2?

 

Thanks for the help.

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Hi there,

 

  • To make the effect work in DX10, you can re-scan all effects in the Lights/Effects section or disable/re-enable DX10 in the DX10 Scenery Fixer.
  • The mentioned slider controls the quantity of particles emitted, in other words, the lower the slider, the dimmer you'll see all effects.
  • EFFECTS_QUALITY=2 is the answer!

Let me know if you have any more questions!

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Thank you very much.

 

But i'm still curious how much of an impact turning the special effects slider from left to full right will have. Is it a CPU or GPU bound feature?

 

I'm asking because my sim is currently in a very fine balance between looks and performance. Also what kind of effects would I miss if I chose not turn up the slider (leave off)..

Also is this the same slider that controls auroras? I never seem to see them.

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Thank you very much.

 

But i'm still curious how much of an impact turning the special effects slider from left to full right will have. Is it a CPU or GPU bound feature?

 

I'm asking because my sim is currently in a very fine balance between looks and performance. Also what kind of effects would I miss if I chose not turn up the slider (leave off)..

Also is this the same slider that controls auroras? I never seem to see them.

 

As with pretty much everything in FSX, this is CPU bound. It goes to the GPU in P3D, allowing us to create even better things ;)

So performance-wise, it depends on each system. You can give it a try, at lease you'll know what setting would be causing troubles!

I have no idea for Auroras, never saw any with my 900h+ flying on FSX

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As with pretty much everything in FSX, this is CPU bound. It goes to the GPU in P3D, allowing us to create even better things ;)

So performance-wise, it depends on each system. You can give it a try, at lease you'll know what setting would be causing troubles!

I have no idea for Auroras, never saw any with my 900h+ flying on FSX

 

Alright, thanks!

 

I have an overclocked 2600k @ 4.3 GHz and a brand new GTX 980. Should be plenty for this.

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keven i really wish your website had the requierments for this product to work.   

 

All needed information is in the manual supplied with the product.

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