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Request VAS usage of PMDG 737 P3D Edition

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Hey,

 

For those who are buying this bird, can you tell your VAS usage with FTX Global and Vector at minimum.  Or how much VAS is consumed on a default airport in FTX PNW for example at KSEA with external views etc.

 

I want to know if the VAS usage is lower than the 777 P3D version.

 

Thanks,

 

-S

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After the first flight (tomorrow or so) I can tell you the VAS usage without FTX, but with WOAI at 50%, FSDT KJFK and FlyTampa TNCM

 

(P3D v2.5 latest version).

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For those who are buying this bird, can you tell your VAS usage with FTX Global and Vector at minimum.

 

This doesn't make any sense. It has been discussed on numerous threads that VAS usage heavily depends on the add-ons installed, settings in P3D, etc., etc. If somebody tells you it is X on his machine then it can well be X - 500 Mb or X + 500 Mb on your machine. So what's the point? The 777 is perfectly usable in P3D with reasonable settings and so will be the NGX. NyxxUK posted a very helpful guide (see link below) on how to optimize VAS usage with the 777. All these things apply equally to the NGX. If you follow them then you won't have a problem with VAS (in most situations)...

 

http://forum.avsim.net/topic/462838-a-guide-to-getting-the-most-out-of-the-pmdg-777/

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This doesn't make any sense. It has been discussed on numerous threads that VAS usage heavily depends on the add-ons installed, settings in P3D, etc., etc. If somebody tells you it is X on his machine then it can well be X - 500 Mb or X + 500 Mb on your machine. So what's the point? The 777 is perfectly usable in P3D with reasonable settings and so will be the NGX. NyxxUK posted a very helpful guide (see link below) on how to optimize VAS usage with the 777. All these things apply equally to the NGX. If you follow them then you won't have a problem with VAS (in most situations)...

 

http://forum.avsim.net/topic/462838-a-guide-to-getting-the-most-out-of-the-pmdg-777/

 

I am just trying to compare with PMDG 777 on P3D with Global and Vector.  With Vector alone, the 777 takes up close to 3.8-4GB VAS on landing.    Yes, I have read that document, I do have my settings based on that document (I just won't turn off external views) but thanks for posting the link. 

 

I just want to see the numbers for 737, nothing more.  I am sure the VAS consumption will be slightly different.

 

Thanks

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Glad you guys like the guide I made I've added a bit more to it yesterday. Yes it might as well have been written for the NGX also.

 

I Will buy the NGX tomorrow night, if it's like the fsx version before the latest patch the VAS will be lower unless the WXR has pushed it up, I do hope it has a lighter VAS footprint than the 777. Simply because you can push more eye candy where you like it.

I would like to know how fps are as the NGX has always been a bigger hit on frames than the 777.

 

I'm really enjoying the Turbine Duke with the GTN 750 and setting vector and other things really high. The GTN 750 transforms that aircraft into a mini airliner. Enjoying that as much as 777 and soon to be my fav NGX in P3d.

Happy days.

 

Look forward to seeing how people fine it before I get my hands on it.

 

BTW guys if you like the guide, please give it a bump so other can see it, thanks.

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I am getting good fps with the NGX. 25FPS at FB KDEN. T7 I get 32 FPS. VAS free is 1 .9 GB. This was a quick and dirty test.

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Glad you guys like the guide I made I've added a bit more to it yesterday. Yes it might as well have been written for the NGX also.

 

I Will buy the NGX tomorrow night, if it's like the fsx version before the latest patch the VAS will be lower unless the WXR has pushed it up, I do hope it has a lighter VAS footprint than the 777. Simply because you can push more eye candy where you like it.

I would like to know how fps are as the NGX has always been a bigger hit on frames than the 777.

 

I'm really enjoying the Turbine Duke with the GTN 750 and setting vector and other things really high. The GTN 750 transforms that aircraft into a mini airliner. Enjoying that as much as 777 and soon to be my fav NGX in P3d.

Happy days.

 

Look forward to seeing how people fine it before I get my hands on it.

 

BTW guys if you like the guide, please give it a bump so other can see it, thanks.

 

David, your Guide is awesome.  Thank You for making one.

 

 

I am getting good fps with the NGX. 25FPS at FB KDEN. T7 I get 32 FPS. VAS free is 1 .9 GB. This was a quick and dirty test.

 

Awesome stuff, do you use Global and Vector with FB KDEN?

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For what it is worth:

 

PMDG737 at Aerosoft EDDF: 1.7 Gb free VAS

PMDG777 at Aerosoft EDDF: 1.45 Gb free VAS

 

So the 737 seems to consume 250 Mb less VAS. The above numbers were measured with the exact same scenarios so that the differences should only be caused by the difference in aircraft used.

 

By the way: FPS are the same as with the 777 on my system.

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Thank you very much for that Carlo.

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For what it is worth:

 

PMDG737 at Aerosoft EDDF: 1.7 Gb free VAS

PMDG777 at Aerosoft EDDF: 1.45 Gb free VAS

 

So the 737 seems to consume 250 Mb less VAS. The above numbers were measured with the exact same scenarios so that the differences should only be caused by the difference in aircraft used.

 

By the way: FPS are the same as with the 777 on my system.

Yeah, I get very similar results. I just did a short haul flight:

- take-off from Flytampa`s EKCH (Copenhagen),

- landing at LHSimulations LHBP (Budapest).

 

Flying over Orbx Global, Vector (set at max) and EU OpenLC, weather injected by ASN. 

 

I checked the remaining VAS during all phases of flight, the lowest number occured right beforethe touchdown at LHBP (approx. 1 GB of VAS remaining). So, definitely no VAS problems in my case.

 

Regards,

Matej

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Thanks, Carlo and Matej for posting some good info

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