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Manual brake power really bad

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One question, I'm nor sure if this is strongly MD11 related or FSX in general, because the MD11 is my first bird with autobrakes.

 

The issue I have is that the manual brake is really weak as compared to autobrake. So when I land and have autobrake even at low, the bird slows down quite well. Once I hit the footbrakes, the deceleration really gets much slower. So when I practiced an engine failure before V1, when hitting the brakes instinctively, I overshoot the runway with like 80 or 100 knots. When I just use autobrakes, I'm fine.

I just guess it's an MD11 config problem as the calibration of the pedals is fine and goes from 0 - 100. So is there any value I could optimize or this even how this bird behaves? (Which I hardly can imagin - once you hit the brakes and autobrakes get off you're really likely going to die....)

 

I hope you can help!

Cheers from Franconia.

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