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Anyone to report any particular issue with the nVidia video driver version 381.65, released April 6th, 2017?.

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Read Jay's post Ed, last post in the link. OOM's still random ?

 

 

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Will try it with a 3h flight today and report back here ..

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2 hours ago, vgbaron said:

They just released a hotfix driver 381.78 which is reported to fix the OOM issue.

https://www.avsim.com/forums/topic/508328-w10-creator-update-and-p3dx/?page=2#comment-3611061

Vic

What report(s) are you referring to Vic? This is the NVidia announcement:
 

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GeForce Hotfix driver 381.78

Answer ID 4453

Updated 04/17/2017 09:37 AM

This is GeForce Hot Fix driver version 381.78 that addresses the following:

-Fixes Windows 10 Creators Update booting to a black screen on certain notebooks

Choose the appropriate driver according to your Windows 10 version:

 

 

there is nothing said about a fix for VAS leak in P3D. 


From the NVidia forum in response to the announcement: 

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tonaz79

 

Still VAS memory leak in Lockheed Martin Prepar3d.

#84

Posted 04/16/2017 10:03 PM   

 

 

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2 hours ago, vgbaron said:

They just released a hotfix driver 381.78 which is reported to fix the OOM issue.

https://www.avsim.com/forums/topic/508328-w10-creator-update-and-p3dx/?page=2#comment-3611061

Vic

The drivers are from the 14th of April and a hotfix, nothing was fixed for P3D. Someone says it worked for them then they are either lucky or not reaching the vas limit anyway.

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I've done a 2 hour flight in Prepar3D v3.4 and 3 hours in XP11 using GTX 1060, no issues.

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8 minutes ago, JustanotherPilot said:

I've done a 2 hour flight in Prepar3D v3.4 and 3 hours in XP11 using GTX 1060, no issues.

In a Microlight or a 777 Steve ?

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1 hour ago, 777200lrf said:

The drivers are from the 14th of April and a hotfix, nothing was fixed for P3D. Someone says it worked for them then they are either lucky or not reaching the vas limit anyway.

Not always developers report a fix referring to an issue caused by an earlier driver. Most developers only report new fixes...

As I've never had an OOM I probably will not have it with this new hotfix too.  

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1 hour ago, GSalden said:

As I've never had an OOM I probably will not have it with this new hotfix too.  

We all know you don't have the OOM issue. Why would you testing this new driver matter since you never have VAS issues?

All of us can make it so we have no VAS issue too. Just don't install complex add-ons, but if you do, you must lower the sliders - we know that. It is easy to not have a VAS issue. 

Install the Orbx FTX Global full series (Base/Vector<all features>/OLC NA) which many flight simmers have, and fly the PMDG 777 from KJFK to KORD using real weather with max sliders, I promise you will run out of VAS just like all of us common folk. :biggrin:

OOM is a problem whether anybody believes it or not, but I don't blame NVidia drivers, we are forced to wait on a 64-bit platform - it is the only solution.

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1 hour ago, pracines said:

We all know you don't have the OOM issue. Why would you testing this new driver matter since you never have VAS issues?

All of us can make it so we have no VAS issue too. Just don't install complex add-ons, but if you do, you must lower the sliders - we know that. It is easy to not have a VAS issue. 

Install the Orbx FTX Global full series (Base/Vector<all features>/OLC NA) which many flight simmers have, and fly the PMDG 777 from KJFK to KORD using real weather with max sliders, I promise you will run out of VAS just like all of us common folk. :biggrin:

OOM is a problem whether anybody believes it or not, but I don't blame NVidia drivers, we are forced to wait on a 64-bit platform - it is the only solution.

I'm using the new driver in XP11 I don't have this OOM issue! :cool:

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Like I already wrote : PMDG 777 and Orbx Vector.

Installed 381.78.

I just did a flight from EHAM to LEBL with AG + SC maxed out . Building shadows , cloud shadows , etc . Detailed clouds , live traffic ...

UTX and FTX Global. AS16 + ASCA on a client pc.

Framerate came down to 16 ( triple view ) but no OOM..

Cockpit suite devided between server and  client.

Lots of complex addons installed . All Europe.

North- and South America , Asia , southern Africa , Australia disabled in the library.

Only scenery where I fly over I activate...

I hope you guys will be able to solve your OOM issue.

 

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1 hour ago, 777200lrf said:

I'm using the new driver in XP11 I don't have this OOM issue! :cool:

How is your ATC/AI? and btw how's the winter season lookin at the poles....its green!? I bet you blame NVidia drivers for that :laugh:

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1 minute ago, GSalden said:

Like I already wrote : PMDG 777 and Orbx Vector.

Installed 381.78.

I just did a flight from EHAM to LEBL with AG + SC maxed out . Building shadows , cloud shadows , etc . Detailed clouds , live traffic ...

UTX and FTX Global. AS16 + ASCA on a client pc.

Framerate came down to 16 ( triple view ) but no OOM..

Cockpit suite devided between server and  client.

Lots of complex addons installed . All Europe. North- and South America , Asia , southern Africa , Australia disabled in the library.

Only scenery where I fly over I activate...

 

You see I can fly from Europe to South America, Asia, or where ever, not disabling any scenery and not OOM too. My world looks great, but I cannot max out the sliders fully when using A2A or PMDG planes.

So for some perspective, you never get OOM, but you will never be able to fly to a different continent, which could be just 100 or even 10 NM away! So there is nothing special about your lack of OOM's, actually you limit yourself much more than most simmers flying a 777.

Its interesting you did not mention car, boat, and airport ground AI traffic. If you say you have them at 100% too, I will want to see a full length non stop video before I believe you. 

So the true reality is, you do have an OOM problem that you are managing the way that suits you.  

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