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P3DV3.4.9 and WHQL 375.63 a great spot

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Hi all Nvidia drivers , 

 

Just wanted you to know that you should try out the latest drivers (at least for P3DV3.4.9 ). 

 

It even runs better on my system than 353.06 which i found to be pretty cool. 

 

I have tested in Aerosoft EDDF2 with OPENLCEU and Night Invironment Germany with the NGX and in CYVR (FSDT) with PNW by ORBX in the Realair Legacy . 

 

A little tip: if you are using AS2016+ASCA and doesnt mind the overcast feature , then set your clouds settings to high instead of maxed out in P3D . I have a huge performance when AS2016 is predicting OVC (even in SLI)

 

 

Just my two cents for the night

 

 

Remember to use DDU in safemode when uninstalling your previous drivers

 

 

Michael Moe

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Hi all Nvidia drivers , 

 

Just wanted you to know that you should try out the latest drivers (at least for P3DV3.4.9 ). 

 

It even runs better on my system than 353.06 which i found to be pretty cool. 

 

I have tested in Aerosoft EDDF2 with OPENLCEU and Night Invironment Germany with the NGX and in CYVR (FSDT) with PNW by ORBX in the Realair Legacy . 

 

A little tip: if you are using AS2016+ASCA and doesnt mind the overcast feature , then set your clouds settings to high instead of maxed out in P3D . I have a huge performance when AS2016 is predicting OVC (even in SLI)

 

 

Just my two cents for the night

 

 

Remember to use DDU in safemode when uninstalling your previous drivers

 

 

Michael Moe

 

Hi Michael,

 

could you be a bit more precise? Is it smoothness is it fluidity or FPS? What GPU are you on? Im on a ASUS GTX 1080 Strix Advanced but away from my PC. 

 

Thanks :)

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It even runs better

 

Meaning...? Are there any notes about P3D in the release info? With every release of a new driver someone posts about improved performance in one way or another and someone else posts performance dropped. I never ever notice any difference with any driver, like most people... :wink: But I am glad they do wonders for you!

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As i tried to say. Try it out okay. Hundreds of questions. Be a Pro.

 

Michael Moe

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As i tried to say. Try it out okay. Hundreds of questions. Be a Pro.

 

Michael Moe

 

A driver release Haiku courtesy of Mike Mo. :dance:

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Meaning...? Are there any notes about P3D in the release info? With every release of a new driver someone posts about improved performance in one way or another and someone else posts performance dropped. I never ever notice any difference with any driver, like most people... :wink: But I am glad they do wonders for you!

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+2...

 

EVERY tome a new driver is released, an "Evangelist" appear speaking of the wonders it's done for their system...

 

Then a slew of people saying "yeah for me too", another batch saying "it's worse for me" and a third batch saying "what I have now runs fine I'm not even going to try it"...

 

Pointless, pointless, pointless....

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Sometimes what goes unnoticed...

 

Upon a driver update, your NVIDIA program profiles can get reset to the default settings, which is why people see a performance boost. In reality, it is only the sparse grid supersampling/antialiasing that is getting turned off. 

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+2...

 

EVERY tome a new driver is released, an "Evangelist" appear speaking of the wonders it's done for their system...

 

Then a slew of people saying "yeah for me too", another batch saying "it's worse for me" and a third batch saying "what I have now runs fine I'm not even going to try it"...

 

Pointless, pointless, pointless....

 

100+   There are virtually an infinite number of variables involved including not only your specific test flight, but every other variable and combination of variables in how you have the sim and drivers setup.   Wake me up when 64bit P3D appears with full exploitation of DX12, and a processor upgrade worth more than 3% over the prior iteration.

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Wake me up when 64bit P3D appears with full exploitation of DX12, and a processor upgrade worth more than 3% over the prior iteration.

 

You'll be waiting a long time. Not for the first part but for the second.

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I quite dont understand your negative attitude about this.

 

Ït will cost you about 7 minutes to test if for your self. ?

 

i only use default settings . Only add is AM=85

 

FWIW the sim feels more smooth without any stutter

 

Michael Moe 

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Michael, I always update to the newest driver.

Never ever have I experienced better or worse framerates....

 

I update with a clean install and then manually set the settings to what I had before.

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Michael, I always update to the newest driver.

Never ever have I experienced better or worse framerates....

 

I update with a clean install and then manually set the settings to what I had before.

:smile:  :wink:

 

Michael Moe

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Salden, on 27 Oct 2016 - 08:34 AM, said:
Michael, I always update to the newest driver.
Never ever have I experienced better or worse framerates....

I update with a clean install and then manually set the settings to what I had before.
 
 
Michael Moe

 

...Who can resist ?

 

Happy drivers,

 

P.S. Also my 3.4 experience is indeed smooth til far (oops, sorry!)  :Whistle:

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Updated my drivers and am now on my way to Nice Cote d Azur ..

Looked good before. Looks good now.

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Updated the driver yesterday, but was not confident enough to post that I see a difference. Feels smooth, but felt smooth before as well (P3D v3.3.5 @ GTX980TI).

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You'll be waiting a long time. Not for the first part but for the second.

 

Actually another way of saying what I said is that I'm not waiting for anything.  I stopped updating anything as of 3.0 including drivers--not worth the hassle for the absolute incremental micro-improvements.  The sim is amply smooth already so I spend my time w/ P3D flying using FSCaptain which keeps me interested enough.  I think we're all a little stuck w/ poor migration of single-core performance improvements and I agree I don't think there is anything on the horizon.  So much of development has gone mobile now high performance computing on X86 platform has pretty much stalled for years now.  Very fortunately for flight simmers it's become good enough to enjoy.

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Updated my drivers and am now on my way to Nice Cote d Azur ..

Looked good before. Looks good now.

 

Find this one particular nice local here :-)

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I did an update today and i did not see any differences to the driver before. On my ASUS ROG Swift 27" i have normal 30-40 FPS however i have to limit the frames to 30 to get a smooth ride. On my beamer which is limited to 1080p @30Hz gives me smooth 30FPS. In my case the step from GTX 980 to GTX 1080 made a big difference. Btw 4xSGSS is enabled in NI. For me unstable stuttering FPS are no longer a factor as everything is fine. OOMs are more limiting factor now.

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There have been reports that the effects provided by FSFX Packages for the NGX don't work as they should with the latest version(s) of Nvidia drivers if you're in SLI mode so that might be worth considering for some with this kind of setup.

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This is true.  I went back to 372.70, that is what I had and didn't want to download, but it is working fine now.

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Just my two cents for the night

Remember to use DDU in safemode when uninstalling your previous drivers

 

This DDU thing is not really needed. The Nvidia drive installer allows you to perform a clean installation. Good luck!.

Cheers, Ed

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This DDU thing is not really needed. The Nvidia drive installer allows you to perform a clean installation. Good luck!.

Cheers, Ed

 

Usually that is true and that is what I have been relying on for a long time but this time I had to use DDU to "downgrade" to 372.70.

 

Without DDU P3D froze on me with a message in the Windows system log telling me the display driver stopped working. Using DDU I managed to get rid of this problem and now all is working fine.

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Usually that is true and that is what I have been relying on for a long time but this time I had to use DDU to "downgrade" to 372.70.

 

Without DDU P3D froze on me with a message in the Windows system log telling me the display driver stopped working. Using DDU I managed to get rid of this problem and now all is working fine.

 

That's correct too, what I meant is that's not necessary to use DDU at every change of the display driver, except of course for cases like yours in which a particular display problem occurred. Could we know why you had to get back to a previous driver version?.

Cheers, Ed

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That's correct too, what I meant is that's not necessary to use DDU at every change of the display driver, except of course for cases like yours in which a particular display problem occurred. Could we know why you had to get back to a previous driver version?.

Cheers, Ed

 

The freeze problem described in my last post started using the latest version of the Nvidia driver. Then I went back to 372.70 without using DDU. When I noticed I still had the same problem I used DDU and then did a fresh install of 372.70 and after that all was good.

 

Maybe it would have been good also with the latest version after using DDU to clean up things but since 372.70 works 100% fine I don't see any reason to mess around. Been too much of that lately, now I just want to fly :smile:

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