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I need the best guide to optimize P3d v 2.5 because i have low FPS ( with PMDG 777, 737) EQUALS TO 13 FPS. I have medium setting. Below text shows my P3d settings and PC specs. thank you.

 

Pc spec: Core i7 920 @ 2.97 Ghz

               Nvidia GTX 750 TI 2GB

               8 GB RAM MEMORY

 

P3D SETTINGS:

 

[GRAPHICS]

TEXTURE_MAX_LOAD=1024
NUM_LIGHTS=4
MIPMAP_VC_PANELS=1
TESSELLATION=1
COCKPIT_HIGH_LOD=1
AIRCRAFT_REFLECTIONS=1
LANDING_LIGHTS=1
DAWN_DUSK_SMOOTHING=1
LENSFLARE=0
HDR=0
BLOOM_LEVEL=2
SHADOW_QUALITY=2
TERRAIN_SHADOW_CAST_DISTANCE=0
CLOUD_SHADOW_CAST_DISTANCE=0
OBJECT_SHADOW_CAST_DISTANCE=2
CONTENT_NO_SHADOW=0
INTERIOR_SHADOWS_CAST=1
EXTERIOR_SHADOWS_CAST=1
SIMOBJECT_SHADOWS_CAST=0
TERRAIN_SHADOWS_CAST=0
VEGETATION_SHADOWS_CAST=0
BUILDING_SHADOWS_CAST=0
CLOUD_SHADOWS_CAST=0
INTERIOR_SHADOWS_RECEIVE=1
EXTERIOR_SHADOWS_RECEIVE=1
SIMOBJECT_SHADOWS_RECEIVE=0
TERRAIN_SHADOWS_RECEIVE=1
VEGETATION_SHADOWS_RECEIVE=0
BUILDING_SHADOWS_RECEIVE=0
SHADOW_NUM_CASCADES_LOW=4
SHADOW_NUM_CASCADES_MID=5
SHADOW_NUM_CASCADES_HIGH=7
SHADOW_NUM_CASCADES_ULTRA=12
GROUND_SHADOW_TEXTURE_SIZE=2048
CLOUD_SHADOW_TEXTURE_SIZE=512
SHADOW_LOG_PARTITION_LOW=0.850000
SHADOW_LOG_PARTITION_MID=0.850000
SHADOW_LOG_PARTITION_HIGH=0.850000
SHADOW_LOG_PARTITION_ULTRA=0.850000
EFFECTS_QUALITY=1
EFFECTS_DISTANCE=1
[DISPLAY]
SKINNED_ANIMATIONS=1
TEXTURE_BANDWIDTH_MULT=30
UPPER_FRAMERATE_LIMIT=25
TEXTURE_FILTERING=2
MSAA=2
SSAA=0
FXAA=1
VSYNC=1
TRIPLE_BUFFER=1
WideViewAspect=0
FullScreenExclusive=1
FullScreenAutoFill=1
[PANELS]
PANEL_OPACITY=0
[sCENERY]
IMAGE_COMPLEXITY=2
[TERRAIN]
LOD_RADIUS=4.500000
TESSELLATION_FACTOR=85
MESH_RESOLUTION=21
TEXTURE_RESOLUTION=25
AUTOGEN_VEGETATION_DENSITY=2
AUTOGEN_BUILDING_DENSITY=2
DETAIL_TEXTURE=1
WATER_REFLECT_CLOUDS=1
WATER_REFLECT_USERAIRCRAFT=1
WATER_REFLECT_SIMOBJECTS=0
WATER_REFLECT_TERRAIN=0
WATER_REFLECT_AUTOGEN_VEGETATION=0
WATER_REFLECT_AUTOGEN_BUILDINGS=0
WATER_REFRACT_CLOUDS=0
WATER_REFRACT_USERAIRCRAFT=0
WATER_REFRACT_SIMOBJECTS=0
WATER_REFRACT_TERRAIN=0
WATER_REFRACT_AUTOGEN_VEGETATION=0
WATER_REFRACT_AUTOGEN_BUILDINGS=0
ENABLE_BATHYMETRY=0
WATER_CLARITY=30
WATER_DETAIL=2
[WEATHER]
CLOUD_DRAW_DISTANCE=8
DETAILED_CLOUDS=1
OPTIMIZE_DENSE_CLOUDS=0
CLOUD_COVERAGE_DENSITY=8
THERMAL_VISUALS=0
DownloadWindsAloft=0
DisableTurbulence=1
DynamicWeather=0
VolumetricFog=1
[TrafficManager]
AirlineDensity=0
GADensity=0
FreewayDensity=0
ShipsAndFerriesDensity=0
LeisureBoatsDensity=0
IFROnly=0
AIRPORT_SCENERY_DENSITY=0
[AContain]
ShowLabels=1
ShowUserLabel=0
ShowLabelManufacturer=1
ShowLabelModel=1
ShowLabelTailNumber=0
ShowLabelDistance=1
ShowLabelAltitude=1
ShowLabelAirline=0
ShowLabelAirlineAndFlightNumber=0
ShowLabelFlightPlan=0
ShowLabelContainerId=0
ShowLabelAirspeed=0
ShowLabelHeading=0
LabelDelay=1000
LabelColor=FFFF0000
 

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I have great results with these settings. Look at video as well.

 

forum.avsim.net/topic/463021-pmdg777x-meets-klax/

 

Michael Moe

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I think one of the best tweaks you could do for yourself is get a new processor.   The 777 and 737 are CPU hogs.  Your video card is good but that CPU seems a little under powered for these two beasts to get any kind of results other than what you are seeing.   I don't think there is too much else you can do in the CFG file.

 

Try using fiber_frame_time_fraction=0.01 which goes under your [MAIN] header in your CFG file.

 

Also, set a realistic FPS you can achieve in your Frame lock and add 10% too it.  Turn on V-Sync and set triple buffer on.

 

So if you set your frame rate lock to 20 add 10% to that and set that as your locked frames.   So in the case of 20 you would set 22.    This typically eliminates stuttering problems.   It worked like a charm on my system with my FPS locked at 33 with triple bufferin/V-sync on.  I never stutter, even when my FPS drops below the locked amount.

 

Ultimately, I think it's time to start saving up for a new shiny i7 and a mobo that can take it.

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I think one of the best tweaks you could do for yourself is get a new processor.   The 777 and 737 are CPU hogs.  Your video card is good but that CPU seems a little under powered for these two beasts to get any kind of results other than what you are seeing.   I don't think there is too much else you can do in the CFG file.

 

Try using fiber_frame_time_fraction=0.01 which goes under your [MAIN] header in your CFG file.

 

Also, set a realistic FPS you can achieve in your Frame lock and add 10% too it.  Turn on V-Sync and set triple buffer on.

 

So if you set your frame rate lock to 20 add 10% to that and set that as your locked frames.   So in the case of 20 you would set 22.    This typically eliminates stuttering problems.   It worked like a charm on my system with my FPS locked at 33 with triple bufferin/V-sync on.  I never stutter, even when my FPS drops below the locked amount.

 

Ultimately, I think it's time to start saving up for a new shiny i7 and a mobo that can take it.

thank you very much sir for your reply and time

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Have a look at the link in my sig if you fly PMDG

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I'm no expert, but i think the CPU may have problems with these complex addon in big-busy airports.

 

To the other side you have good GPU, why not raising texture bandwidth multi (120? 260?) raising tessellation, or lowering SWAP TIMEOUT (along with lower FFTF as suggested before).

 

With my Phenom II @ (slower than yours but the point is that i like you had CPU much slowr than GPU) i improved the situation (blurries and FPS) raising tessllation to ultra and TBM=200. This i think should shift some load to GPU.

 

but i have 2.4 don't if it works different!

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I'm no expert, but i think the CPU may have problems with these complex addon in big-busy airports.

 

To the other side you have good GPU, why not raising texture bandwidth multi (120? 260?) raising tessellation, or lowering SWAP TIMEOUT (along with lower FFTF as suggested before).

 

With my Phenom II @ (slower than yours but the point is that i like you had CPU much slowr than GPU) i improved the situation (blurries and FPS) raising tessllation to ultra and TBM=200. This i think should shift some load to GPU.

 

but i have 2.4 don't if it works different!

I THINK YOU ARE RIGHT..THANK YOU MAN

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I'm no expert, but i think the CPU may have problems with these complex addon in big-busy airports.

 

To the other side you have good GPU, why not raising texture bandwidth multi (120? 260?) raising tessellation, or lowering SWAP TIMEOUT (along with lower FFTF as suggested before).

 

With my Phenom II @ (slower than yours but the point is that i like you had CPU much slowr than GPU) i improved the situation (blurries and FPS) raising tessllation to ultra and TBM=200. This i think should shift some load to GPU.

 

but i have 2.4 don't if it works different!

CAN YOU GIVE ME THE LINK OF THE GUIDE YOU HAVE USED?! THANK YOU AGAIN

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Hi!

 

Your welcome, sorry but i used no guide: i simply adapted fsx ones (search bojote, nickn fsx.cfg etc)there are really many threads around. The difference with p3d is tessellation i think to max bandwidth from cpu to gpu one have to set ultra along with higher tbm. Of course i think that if gpu is slower than cpu you get stutters and other grap. Issues.i will try that when i get i7 4790k.

 

Sorry i cannot send you links because i m on the phone, but search ****** bojote tweaks and you ll find a lot to read.

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Tamer

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Hi! Your welcome, sorry but i used no guide: i simply adapted fsx ones (search bojote, nickn fsx.cfg etc)there are really many threads around. The difference with p3d is tessellation i think to max bandwidth from cpu to gpu one have to set ultra along with higher tbm. Of course i think that if gpu is slower than cpu you get stutters and other grap. Issues.i will try that when i get i7 4790k. Sorry i cannot send you links because i m on the phone, but search ****** bojote tweaks and you ll find a lot to read.

aha i will search for that , thank you again :)

 

Tamer

Writing in CAP's is the forum way of SHOUTING, not good :)

Iam very sorry, i used to write with caps lock because i am mechanical engineer and words have to be capital letters on drawings ;)

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Hi! Your welcome, sorry but i used no guide: i simply adapted fsx ones (search bojote, nickn fsx.cfg etc)there are really many threads around. The difference with p3d is tessellation i think to max bandwidth from cpu to gpu one have to set ultra along with higher tbm. Of course i think that if gpu is slower than cpu you get stutters and other grap. Issues.i will try that when i get i7 4790k. Sorry i cannot send you links because i m on the phone, but search ****** bojote tweaks and you ll find a lot to read.

Not good advise here. Do not use Bojote or NickN or any of that old testament FSX guidance for P3D 2.4 or newer. Much of it is redundant, already fixed in P3Dv2.5 and could even cause more problems. Affinity masks and pool sizes and things like that are good examples.

 

Go to Rob Ainscough's site and look at his settings. Good place to start.

 

The frame fiber addition is also a good one, try that as well.

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The frame fiber addition is also a good one, try that as well.

 

 

No effect on my system though (0.01)

 

Michael Moe

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the only thing that truly if I got results in P3D was placed UIAutomationCore.dll [JobScheduler] AffinityMask = 0 and FIBER_FRAME_TIME_FRACTION = 0.005, the latter can also be tested in 0.01, it should be noted that it is only for those with a good processor and others should limit fps otherwise the land will be blurred, as not all teams are equal is just a matter of taste, otherwise it can be erased and nothing happened.

Please try before questioning

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Hi! Your welcome, sorry but i used no guide: i simply adapted fsx ones (search bojote, nickn fsx.cfg etc)there are really many threads around.

 

Don't do this. This is definitely a way to screw up your Prepar3d performance. That stuff is for FSX and Prepar3d is NOT FSX!

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Of cpurse not all tweaks works for p3d, but trying it and having an empirical approach (if "mainstream" tricks doesnt help does not hurt anything: you can simply delete prepar3d.cfg and all will be back to default after you restarted the sim.

 

I noticed good results for tbm increase, texturemaxload (for blurries but not raising it above 12) swap timeout and even usepolls=0 (bufferpools.

 

Try also last one, if it screw things up delete cfg or copy and paste the one you posted here. No panic.

 

Important is remembering you are trying something different than what the guides were intended to, so do not pretend to see exactly what is written there. Otherwise if you have a slow cpu (even with good gpu) using just fftf you get blurries and/or low fps and uninstall the sim. That is at least my (limited as i wrote before) experience.

 

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Hi! Your welcome, sorry but i used no guide: i simply adapted fsx ones (search bojote, nickn fsx.cfg etc)there are really many threads around.

Bad advice.  P3D is not just FSX with a cloud shadow.

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[JobScheduler] AffinityMask = 0 and FIBER_FRAME_TIME_FRACTION = 0.005

 

I don't understand what benefit AM of 0 gives? Also, FFTF appears to be a very aggressive number and will give the OP lots of blurry ground textures.

 

Start with the official P3D tweaks by going to the P3D Learning Centre here (http://www.prepar3d.com/SDKv2/LearningCenter/getting_started/performance/tuning_guide.html)

Then, head over to Rob Ainscough's page here http://www.robainscough.com/Prepar3D_Settings_2.html and check out his settings and try them and see how your rig responds to them.

 

All the legacy FSX tweaking thinking does NOT apply here and in my particular case, I followed the P3D settings and that's it. No cfg file tweaking done at all.

 

Mike

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I don't understand what benefit AM of 0 gives? Also, FFTF appears to be a very aggressive number and will give the OP lots of blurry ground textures.

 

Start with the official P3D tweaks by going to the P3D Learning Centre here (http://www.prepar3d.com/SDKv2/LearningCenter/getting_started/performance/tuning_guide.html)

Then, head over to Rob Ainscough's page here http://www.robainscough.com/Prepar3D_Settings_2.html and check out his settings and try them and see how your rig responds to them.

 

All the legacy FSX tweaking thinking does NOT apply here and in my particular case, I followed the P3D settings and that's it. No cfg file tweaking done at all.

 

Mike

so I say try before questioning. We've tried in different pc and the result was a smoother simulator version is 6.0.6001.18000 UIAutomationCore.dll

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