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tal asherov

Prepar3d problem

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First, sorry about my English.

Second, I have a problem with my Prepar3d :

My simulator like doesn't recognize and doesn't paid attention to my Prepar3D.CFG file.

I mean that I tried to tweak it with this guide :

http://www.prepar3d.com/SDKv2/LearningCenter/getting_started/performance/tuning_guide.html

And nothing got better or worse- nothing has been changed, there isn't any change in the Prepar3D.

What am I doing wrong?

thanks.

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I just did comparison tests yesterday. 

I found the Optimize Parts=1 tweak gave maybe 1-2 FPS. The rest did nothing, including the mainstay FFTF=0.01. Tweaking P3D is mostly placebo. 

 

Affinitymask did nothing. 

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I think most of the tweaks are wishful thinking besides the Optimize parts and possibly FFTF. It's not like MSFS where 500 tweaks wasn't enough. 

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The rest did nothing, including the mainstay FFTF=0.01

Any FFTF setting lower than 0.10 will default back to 0.10 so all these 0.001 and 0.01 do nothing that 0.10 can't do.

 

Vic

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I think most of the tweaks are wishful thinking besides the Optimize parts and possibly FFTF. It's not like MSFS where 500 tweaks wasn't enough. 

 

I was a big tweaker in FSX and they did actually work. So I'm not one of these "you are all crazy, it's just placebo" guys who berate tweaks. 

 

BP=0 was a freaking miracle for my system and FFTF=0.10 was great as well in conjunction with it. HIGHMEMFIX was of course a must have for every system.

 

To me, affinitymask was always mostly smoke, even in FSX. In P3D, there seems to be very little in the way of game-changing tweaks were as FSX had plenty of them.

 

With my GTX 970, I see little difference in in-game settings as well. I can turn off shadows, water low, HDR, etc. and my FPS stay about the same with it all on. Clearly the CPU is the bottleneck while my GPU has substantial power to use all the eye-candy. 

 

Maybe I'll replace my 2500k at 4.6ghz eventually.

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Bonchie - I agree re FSX. It *needed* the tweaks but most of the tweaks have been incorporated in P3D or rendered useless because of code changes.

 

Vic

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MMM...

I tried hundreds of times and nothing!

can someone help me?

please!!!

Skype? TeamSpeak? TeamViewer?

help!!! 

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If the Prepar3d.cfg is not set to read only and you are making changes to it, yet seeing no improvements, that's not unusual. 

P3D tweaks are very limited and in many user cases provide no benefit. See the above posts. 

 

What's your system? I might be able to give you some tips. My old 2500k (OC to 4.6ghz) with a $275 GTX 970 runs the sim basically maxed out (I don't use tree shadows though). 

 

I get 30FPS in the A2A Comanche at KPHX w/ FTX Global, UTX2, Opus, UT2 traffic 100%, etc. HDR, Cloud/terrain shadows, all airplane shadow options on, water on high. 

But, I struggled to get 15FPS with the 352.80 drivers for some reason (something may of been corrupted with my install as well). I updated to 353.30, did a full reinstall, and it fixed everything. 

 

So if you aren't seeing what you think you should be seeing, there are a lot of areas to check besides the .cfg file. 

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Why are you tweaking it?

 

There should be no need to change the cfg. 

 

If there is a problem it is most likely a PC or GPU issue.

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What is the FULL PATH of the file you are working on? It should be something like C:\Users\Tal\Appdata\Roaming\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3d v2\Prepar3d.cfg.

 

You are sure p3d is not running while you are editing?

 

Have you just deleted it and let P3d build another.

 

Is your sim NOT running well with the DEFAULT cfg file?

 

It's difficult to understand what you are trying to accomplish or what the problem is.

 

 

Vic

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You can see the location in the picture.

No, p3d is not running while I am editing.

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Literally, none of the tweaks in the link you posted are going to give better performance. Those are mainly to cure texture loading issues.

 

What exactly do you think you should be seeing? There are no miracle tweaks for p3D.

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how do you know? you cant see all the tweaks in the picture :)

but i tweaked the right file?

I thought that I will see something different, but nothing.

what else can I do?

my FPS are Worse

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If you don't show the FULL contents of the .cfg file how can we help ?

 

As Vic and Bonchie have said, there are NO miracle tweaks for P3D. Better off with a non-modified file than one badly messed about with. 

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how do you know? you cant see all the tweaks in the picture :)

 

Just the fact that you say "all of the tweaks" tells us that you are applying tweaks that are not necessary.

 

I realize that English is not your native language but we really need to know what you HAVE and what you EXPECT.

 

UNLESS you have a major issue, you do NOT need any tweaks in P3D - it runs JUST fine out of the box - my only comment would be to overclock your processor to at least 4.3.  hen you might see a difference.

 

Vic

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Your solutions, as for some reason don't want to supply information to enable anyone to help you, are:

 

1: Stick with a default Prepar3D .cfg setup - you will only screw it up if you don't know what you're doing. As you won't share the information to enable anyone to help you with whatever you're trying to achieve, it's probably the case that you don't. Leave it alone.

 

2: Learn how your computer works. If you don't have full administrator rights, any changes you make to any .cfg file will not be retained. Also understand how UAC can prevent permanent changes. Plenty of topics on this already. Not P3D or even flight-sim related.

 

2: Buy a faster computer.

 

Think that's the best we can offer.  :Nerd:

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I use Nividia Inspector and nothing else, works perfect on the anti ailsing inside and outside

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Now,

after ONLY P3D was installed,

what do you offer me to do?

starting installing FTX or there is another things to do before?

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louisdecoolste-

What more information do you need?

I will give you :)

How can I check if I have full administrator rights ?

 

 

Already asked by more than one  - show the entire contents of prepar3d .cfg. All of it. Just copy and paste from the document itself, no fartarsing about with screenshots.

 

Based on what we already see - 

 

With your system using Unlimited frames is probably counter-productive.

Why are you using the Bufferpools mod ?

Why do you need the light modifiers ? Are you running triple monitors ?

 

You seem to be making changes for no good reason. Unless you NEED to make changes, make NO changes. Or explain why you have made those changes. Understand ?

 

And FTX, what ? Global ? They're just textures. Vector ? Those are vector graphics and roads ? Landclass ? Certainly you do NOT install addons while you don't have good base settings.

 

Dont use shorthand. Provide full particulars. Only full information will get you pertinent advice and good guidance.

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If your processor isn't a K and can't be overclocked, then you are simply screwed. 

FSX and P3D require a heavily overclocked processor to give good performance with addons.

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Already asked by more than one  - show the entire contents of prepar3d .cfg. All of it. Just copy and paste from the document itself, no fartarsing about with screenshots.

 

Based on what we already see - 

 

With your system using Unlimited frames is probably counter-productive.

Why are you using the Bufferpools mod ?

Why do you need the light modifiers ? Are you running triple monitors ?

 

You seem to be making changes for no good reason. Unless you NEED to make changes, make NO changes. Or explain why you have made those changes. Understand ?

 

And FTX, what ? Global ? They're just textures. Vector ? Those are vector graphics and roads ? Landclass ? Certainly you do NOT install addons while you don't have good base settings.

 

Dont use shorthand. Provide full particulars. Only full information will get you pertinent advice and goofd guidance.

FTX Global, Vector and OpenLC.

I Formatted my computer and now I am starting from the begining.

"do NOT install addons while you don't have good base settings"- what do you mean "settings"? only the simulator simple settings? how can I know what are good settings? there is a guide?

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