Michael Moe

Never bin happier with my setup

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Hey folks and friends,

I am in a winter temperature envelope making my sim so smooth (P3Dv4.1)  that i almost cant believe my own specs. :biggrin: . For starters i am only with SLI 970`s in 4K but thats okay as long as i dont push Dynamic lights to the end .

Right now i am still fiddling with an Haswell 4770K and ProcessLasso trying to make ground textures even sharper without getting to much heat.

I know and can tell that HT ON is improving ground texture handling .

Right now i disabled the last core two cores via Lasso in HT mode and so far temps has dropped 25%

Still a smooth ride between KSDF to KDEN as SWA 3918 :biggrin: 

 

So what is your settings ?

Benefits HT off or ON

VFR ?

IFR ?

 

Thanks

 Michael Moe

 

 

 

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Happy for you Michael :biggrin:

4 cores HT ON 

IFR  ofc :biggrin:

NO AM for v4 as Steve w says not and that I dont question. But I do kick everything else of core 0 -1 I/E ASv4 etc.

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6 core - HT off

With v4.1 HT off is performing better than HT on.

AM=62 —> 1,1,1,1,1,0

–> 4.3-4.3-4.3-4.3-4.4-4.3 Ghz

Addons on core 2 and 4.

IFR 

 

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6 Core with HT on, which certainly helps with terrain loading (OC'd to 4.6 day-in day-out). No AM. Frames unlimited with Vsync @ 1/2 refresh rate.

VFR and IFR.

Cheers!

 

 

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My recipe for success in P3D v4.1 is :

4 core - HT Off (lower temps, less stutters)
Overclock at 5.0 Ghz 
Locked FPS in P3D at 31 
30Hz refresh rate monitor
FFTF=0.01 tweak in .cfg

My specs are on my signature.

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HT on and then an AM that removes processing from logical core 1, that's what causes the HT stutters in my experience. 

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43 minutes ago, Sethos1988 said:

HT on and then an AM that removes processing from logical core 1, that's what causes the HT stutters in my experience. 

That's what I use with my i7 3770 and my stutters are gone.

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4790K@4.5 HT on.

AffinityMask=254  // 11 11 11 10

run a .bat to start ASP4, PE & FSXFlight with Affinity 1  // 00 00 00 01

 

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4790K @ 4.8 HT On.

AffinityMask = 244      11 11 10 00

Run ASP4 and a GTN on Cores 0 & 1

GA only IFR/VFR

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i7 7700 4,2GHz (HT enabled)

Prepar3D v4.1 is running on all cores (1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1)

KFA2 GTX 1060

Usually flying the PMDG737 and I get 40-60FPS (on very complex scenery it drops to 30 FPS)

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5 hours ago, bbuckley said:

4790K@4.5 HT on.

AffinityMask=254  // 11 11 11 10

run a .bat to start ASP4, PE & FSXFlight with Affinity 1  // 00 00 00 01

 

Thanks. Is this the other way around vs my test with core 7-8 off via Process Lasso? You have P3DV4 off logic core 1?

Thanks Michael Moe 

PS Process Lasso remembers my affinnity settings for addons which is very  nice. I dont use its performance profiles though 

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Specs in my signature, HT off: For some reason it's smoother under more demanding scenarios.

The only tweak I use is "OPAQUE_SHADOW_TEXTURE_SIZE=4096" to improve my shadows.

Monitor is 144hz which I don't particularly recommend for P3D, though I've had no problems with it.

 

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3 hours ago, Michael Moe said:

Thanks. Is this the other way around vs my test with core 7-8 off via Process Lasso? You have P3DV4 off logic core 1?

Thanks Michael Moe 

start /B "" /affinity 1 "D:\User Programs & Data - Bruce\FSXFlight\FSXFlight.exe"
start /B "" /affinity 1 "C:\Program Files (x86)\PilotEdge\pilotedge_p3d.exe"
start /B "" /affinity 1 "E:\AS_P3Dv4\AS_P3Dv4.exe"

Starting my add ons by double clicking a .bat file with these three lines puts these add ons on LP0 (rightmost) and my P3Dv4 AM of 254 avoids that LP.  These add ons don't use much CPU time so this works for me.  YMMV.

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