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Guys, what are the best light cloud sets for FSX? Are those in ASX or FEX or elsewhere?Thanks.

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fsxmissionguy, thanks for the answer. Sorry, I didn't make myself clear I wanted some FPS relief in the first place. I want to go higher in the settings, but save some frames on the quality. Are there DXT/lower res sets that you know in XGraphics or FEX or elsewhere?Thanks.

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>fsxmissionguy, thanks for the answer. Sorry, I didn't make>myself clear I wanted some FPS relief in the first place. I>want to go higher in the settings, but save some frames on the>quality. Are there DXT/lower res sets that you know in>XGraphics or FEX or elsewhere?>>Thanks.You can go as low as 128x128 in FEX though I find the performance of even 1024x1024 has little impact on performance in FEX, but they

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>>fsxmissionguy, thanks for the answer. Sorry, I didn't make>>myself clear I wanted some FPS relief in the first place. I>>want to go higher in the settings, but save some frames on>the>>quality. Are there DXT/lower res sets that you know in>>XGraphics or FEX or elsewhere?>>>>Thanks.>>You can go as low as 128x128 in FEX though I find the>performance of even 1024x1024 has little impact on performance>in FEX, but they

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Redline,Could you post some screenies that demonstrate the massive margin. I haven't found any that show dramatic improvement over default FSX. I'm not debating it, I just haven't found any yet, and am considering a purchase.Thanks.

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>Redline,>>Could you post some screenies that demonstrate the massive>margin. I haven't found any that show dramatic improvement>over default FSX. I'm not debating it, I just haven't found>any yet, and am considering a purchase.>>Thanks.These are some of my pics - the second is my own cloud theme.http://www.horizonsimulation.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2071http://www.horizonsimulation.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2167

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I'm really impressed how REX make cloud formations, because the FSX default, if you lets say choose cumulous clouds, puts the same bush shaped cloud over and over again.

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Thanks,Here's a video I did of FSX's default clouds, which I think are remarkable, but you be the judgehttp://forums.avsim.net/user_files/184885.jpgVideo Link:http://youtube.com/watch?v=Uee8FWoPr1YI think they could use improvement, and FEX is marginally better (again, just my view). REX seems to have great screenshots especially of the water textures:http://forums.avsim.net/user_files/184884.jpg... but as you correctly noted, I can't fly in a screenshot.Cheers,Kevin

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The REX betas will start soon and i am very glad to be part of the team. The preview pictures i saw yet are more than competition ! And REX will be far more than a sky and water environment upgrade. To call it a copycat made me really smile :-). I am using FEX now since it was released and i am satisfied. It is the best addon currently available, no doubt. But this might change - we will see... (and i believe so).Heiko

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