Category Archives: FSX Tweaking

New section – Mouse-Cursor FPS Drop

I created a new section in the guide about the mouse-cursor FPS drop. Just open my guide and use the browser find text button (just use the term “mouse”, I believe a 2nd search is the right one). It’s just … Continue reading

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TextInfo in FSX.cfg

Here’s one little thing I wanted to share with those interested in making FSX maybe a little less annoying. Something that has always bothered me, was the shift+z function, a kind of having to cycle through 4 views always to … Continue reading

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EZCA doesn’t like VSYNC

Today I discovered yet another annoyance, present in both FSX and P3D. We all know the EZCA Camera system, and that you can set yourself presets to change the views, both in cockpit and outside. Always been using this system … Continue reading

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Mouse FPS Drop in VC in FSX vs. in P3D

Just today while fooling around a bit, I noticed that in P3D I have less or almost no FPS drop when mouse is over and off the sim. I read on NGX support forums from Tabs, that FSX was coded … Continue reading

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VAS reminder – turning off airports

I just wanted to give a short reminder to everyone who has OOM errors, to turn off (deactivate) all unused sceneries in the FSX when not flying them. This includes also sceneries which you don’t fly over, though those you … Continue reading

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Anisotropic Filtering Conclusion

So, without further ado, here is the conclusion about filtering in FSX: Without much searching the forums, since I didn’t know where to look really, I noticed the FPS drop also in the middle of Atlantic, without clear weather. So … Continue reading

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FSX Anisotropic Filtering Testing

Hello everyone, Yesterday and today I went into venturing to see what differences Anisotropic filtering in FSX and in Nvidia Inspector brings. I was, simply said, astonished by some results. I honestly hope the test I did reflects reality, as … Continue reading

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FSX and OOMs/VAS

My dear simmers, Today I posted a new page: https://kostasfsworld.wordpress.com/fsx-oom-and-addon-vas-usage/ This will hopefully help some of you understand the troubles you have with FSX and out of memory errors, plus at the end of the document I have added a … Continue reading

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A useful FSX water setting info

As I have been wondering often what happens in the sim when the water slider is moved, here is a brief explanation of it (there are various sources for this, one being PT blog, but none being complete – this … Continue reading

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FSX/P3D OOM (Out Of Memory) helper/fix

Dear Simmers, As we get more and more plagued by OOMs in FSX due to 4GB constraint, there is a Microsoft fix that apparently helps to prevent an OOM happening in both P3D and FSX. Beware that this is not … Continue reading

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