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Bert Pieke

P3DV4 no Tweaks? maybe not..

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I have been reading that V4 does not need any tweaks, but runs great out of the box..

To my surprise, I found this entry in the Prepar3D.cfg file:

MAX_VC_TEXTURE_RESOLUTION=1024

That is while I have 2048 selected for texture resolution in the sim.

Changing this to

MAX_VC_TEXTURE_RESOLUTION=2048

gives me crisper textures in the cockpit...  Hmmmm :cool:

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I'll take a look at this when I get home....

Cheers,
Mark

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Not in mine either: what section would/should this be under?

 


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It's under [PANELS] for me.


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3 minutes ago, eaim said:

It's under [PANELS] for me.

OK thanks, it was there...was looking in Graphics or Display. Duh...


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Found on the web..

Prepar3D v3.4 Hotfix 2

Fixes and Improvements.......

Support for Virtual Cockpit textures above 1024 resolution (MAX_VC_TEXTURE_RESOLUTION in Prepar3D.cfg)

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Many addon airplanes have 2048 or 4096 bit textures for the VC.


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It's not new.  Has been around since at least v3.4 - https://www.avsim.com/forums/topic/504308-effect-of-max_vc_texture_resolution-setting-on-p3dcfg/

Best regards,

Jim


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2 minutes ago, Jim Young said:

It's not new. 

Not new, maybe (see above).. but well hidden.. :happy:

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Tomorrow I am going to test with Lower shadow Texture values. That worked in P3Dv3. With an OC up to 25% more fps

With P3Dv4 :

Opaque shadow value is default 2046

Translucent shadow value is default 512

 

 

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44 minutes ago, Bert Pieke said:

Not new, maybe (see above).. but well hidden.. :happy:

Yes, I agree.  Wonder why this is not a checkmark in the P3D Settings page and, well, hidden?

Best regards,

Jim


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