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Old 02-18-07, 08:05 PM   #13
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Default Re: Anyone tried FSX on Vista?

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For one thing, the max fps cap in the game determines how much CPU time it gives to preloading textures. If you have it set to the far right it spends all its time running the game, and not as much on preload. If you slide it down and cap it to 20fps or so, it will use the extra CPU cycles to preload textures.

Also open your FSX.cfg file and add the following line at the end of the [MAIN] section:

FIBER_FRAME_TIME_FRACTION=0.33

This line controls how aggressive the sim is in ensuring that scenery loads in quickly.

Also find the line that reads:

TEXTURE_BANDWIDTH_MULT=40

And change it to:

TEXTURE_BANDWIDTH_MULT=400

This will make texture load in while flying go much faster.

Since you have a good vuideo card you can add this to the end of the cfg file, which creates a buffere and can eliminate some of the stutering:

[BufferPools]
PoolSize=5000000
Well I gave it a shot, and while I did see a little overall performance improvement(thanks for the tip). The blurry textures persist.

For clarification, it's not that they take a long time to load. They never load.
Everything worked fine in XP which is why I originally thought drivers.
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Old 02-19-07, 11:58 AM   #14
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I'm getting really blurry textures on my 8800GTX. I assumed it was driver related but I do not see anyone else mentioning it. Any thoughts?
Have you set FSX to use anisotropic filtering in the game's graphics settings menu? I had an issue where the game would override any filtering settings made thorough nHancer.
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Default Re: Anyone tried FSX on Vista?

I got my nearly free copy of FSX but I am still waiting for my nearly free copy of vista ultimate. Intel sure is dragging their feet on that.
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Old 02-23-07, 11:41 PM   #16
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Well don't I feel stupid,

After wrapping my head around this for a few weeks. I noticed texture resolution was set to "super low". I've combed through the settings over and over again. I don't know if the settings position on the panel just didn't mesh with my thought process or what but, yea that was it.

Now if Saitek would put out a Vista driver for my X52pro that won't cause me to randomly BSOD I'll be all set.
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