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TheFlightSimGuy

Got my first OOM in P3D V3

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System Specs:

2x GTX 980ti's

6 core Ivybridge CPU running at 4.5ghz (dont remember the model off the top of my head)

16gb of ram 

2xCorsair SSD's in Raid 0

 

Flightbeam KSFOHD with the latest patch using the new F35 Lightning 2. No other addons, default traffic, with clear skies. 

 

Used Robs settings from his Heli V3 video

 

Departed 27L about 10 miles from the airport went into a vertical climb to about 18,000 ft. Stalled, flipped back around and approached the airport from the west side. 

 

When I was about 5 miles from the airport she crashed all together and the OOM message popped up. Whole flight was about 5 minutes.

 

Not the most scientific report I know, but wanted to share. 

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'crashed all together' doesn't say OOM.

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'The OOM message popped up'... would this be the one recommending lower settings? Or some other OOM message?

 

It is possible to run out of VIDEO memory.

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'crashed all together' doesn't say OOM.

The Out of Memory message he got right after does!!

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Did you delete your Shades folder  :Tounge:

 

Never had 2.5 installed on this PC so there was nothing to clear. I will try to duplicate it while being recorded if I can. 

 

'The OOM message popped up'... would this be the one recommending lower settings? Or some other OOM message?

 

It is possible to run out of VIDEO memory.

 

It was the message with the red X that says your computer ran out of memory, try different settings, etc. Same one as always. 

 

GTX 980ti's have 6gb of VRAM so extremely unlikely that was it. 

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The Out of Memory message he got right after does!!

That wasn't in his original post.

Is this Flightbeam addon specifically designed for Prepar3D v3? I am being serious because based on what you're saying, it sounds to me like the airport addon has a memory leak and there would be absolutely nothing that L-M could ever do to fix that.

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Sounds like the Windows Out of Memory error... Only times I've seen that is with folks running a 32 bit version of Windows and too many other apps taking a piece.  But I could be wrong with how I read the error message...

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Just to be clear... I didn't see anyone testing third party addons that weren't either licensed for use with v3 or given permission to install for testing because they were a beta version as well.

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That wasn't in his original post.

Is this Flightbeam addon specifically designed for Prepar3D v3? I am being serious because based on what you're saying, it sounds to me like the airport addon has a memory leak and there would be absolutely nothing that L-M could ever do to fix that.

 

"When I was about 5 miles from the airport she crashed all together and the OOM message popped up. Whole flight was about 5 minutes."

 

It wasn't?

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That wasn't in his original post.

Is this Flightbeam addon specifically designed for Prepar3D v3? I am being serious because based on what you're saying, it sounds to me like the airport addon has a memory leak and there would be absolutely nothing that L-M could ever do to fix that.

Yes it was. "When I was about 5 miles from the airport she crashed all together and the OOM message popped up" Yes KSFOHD was built on and for P3D and the installer is fully compatible and supported. 

 

Sounds like the Windows Out of Memory error... Only times I've seen that is with folks running a 32 bit version of Windows and too many other apps taking a piece.  But I could be wrong with how I read the error message...

64 bit Windows. I have had a few before in FSX and P3D and I am confident that it was the P3D OOM, not a Windows one. 

 

Just to be clear... I didn't see anyone testing third party addons that weren't either licensed for use with v3 or given permission to install for testing because they were a beta version as well.

 

What are you talking about? From Flightbeams FB page "KSFOHD was specially optimized for P3D v3. If you have a good system, you will notice significantly better performance."

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That wasn't in his original post.

Is this Flightbeam addon specifically designed for Prepar3D v3? I am being serious because based on what you're saying, it sounds to me like the airport addon has a memory leak and there would be absolutely nothing that L-M could ever do to fix that.

 

Perhaps you should try reading the OP again. 

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The single reason you'd maybe wanna get this new version might be about to be crushed, not even a day after release.

 

Man I love this hobby, and this forum, thanks for reporting :smile:

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Just to be clear... I didn't see anyone testing third party addons that weren't either licensed for use with v3 or given permission to install for testing because they were a beta version as well.

Denial is pretty tough to shake these days 

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Yes I'd like to see you record a video of it (include your settings and show your scenery library) ... I don't doubt that OOMs can still happen, but with just one add-on FB KSFO HD seems very unlikely as I've tested that area with many more add-ons and much more complex aircraft than the F-35 included.

 

I just ran the same test with my settings and just KSFO HD (no Orbx NCA enabled) and didn't get an OOM ... over 1GB VAS free ... you have me puzzled?  

 

Cheers, Rob.

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I'm also very curious to your settings, could you please share them? 

 

We've tested KSFOHD extensively in P3D v3 many weeks before release. Even with every slider at it's max setting and several add ons running, no OOM was every recorded in v3. 

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Yes it was. "When I was about 5 miles from the airport she crashed all together and the OOM message popped up" Yes KSFOHD was built on and for P3D and the installer is fully compatible and supported. 

First, the ORIGINAL post did NOT state OOM message popped up but only stated it crashed. It read:

 

When I was about 5 miles from the airport she crashed all together.

I should have quoted it, but I chose to save forum space instead. Lesson learned, I'll quote every time from here on out.

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Then we have two very different versions of P3D V3 apperantly. Just ran the same test, with only P3D and SFO HD installed. EVERYTHING turned to the max. Everything, on the rwy when starting I was at 1.95GB of VAS, after doing a flight around the entire SFO bay in the F35, I at no point went above 2.1GB VAS.

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First, the ORIGINAL post did NOT state OOM message popped up but only stated it crashed. It read:

 

 

I should have quoted it, but I chose to save forum space instead. Lesson learned, I'll quote every time from here on out.

 

Well that's strange, because I read the OP, and it clearly stated that he got an OOM message that popped up.  That even caught my attention, and of course he even stated that in the title of the thread. 

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Perhaps you should try reading the OP again.

On a mission today?

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On a mission today?

 

Yes, just trying to state something that was posted that I read, that someone else claims was not posted. I like the truth. 

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Well that's strange, because I read the OP, and it clearly stated that he got an OOM message that popped up.  That even caught my attention, and of course he even stated that in the title of the thread. 

 

I would assume WarpD meant the OP edited his post after he quoted it.

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On a mission today?

 

Lol,  was thinking the same thing,  Bob has his runners (snickers) on tonight.   Me thinks Ed might be faster though  :smile:

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Let it go... like I said... next time I will quote.

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Ever heard the term edit Bob? You sure come across as a P3D v3 hater :(

Give the man an Axe....

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