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Forum: Game Performance 09-20-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By StrongHarm
BitMaster, that's a different thing. You're...

BitMaster, that's a different thing. You're referring to dynamic core *frequency* (and Intel Speedstep). We're discussing core *affinity*. You can change the affinity of individual applications to...
Forum: Game Performance 09-17-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By StrongHarm
I'm leaving affinity to auto and performance is...

I'm leaving affinity to auto and performance is extremely good. Yes, max performance on power management and also 'Prefer Max Performance' on the vid card power management. I have a 1500watt power...
Forum: Game Performance 09-17-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By StrongHarm
Yeah, I think the software comes with i9 and...

Yeah, I think the software comes with i9 and extreme edition processors. My 7900x is both. Great processor. Previously extreme edition processors had great multithread performance, but poor single...
Forum: Game Performance 09-17-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By StrongHarm
Solved: New Computer, Horrible Performance

I just upgraded to an i9-7900x 10core, 32g RAM HyperX at 2933, 1tb M.2 drive, 1tb SSD, EVGA 1080ti FTW3 overclocked, CPU/GPU water cooled.

With that hardware, I fully expected to max out on FPS. ...
Forum: Mission Builders' Corner 09-05-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By StrongHarm
Fickle-P is the pronunciation for FCLP, for those...

Fickle-P is the pronunciation for FCLP, for those who didn't know. One of my favorite military backronyms.
Forum: Game Crash 08-08-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By StrongHarm
Hey Bignewy! I was getting the same error about...

Hey Bignewy! I was getting the same error about an hour into flight. My drivers and OS were all updated, but I found that card overclocking was causing the issue. I'm running EVGA Precision to...
Forum: Wish List 07-20-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,665
Posted By StrongHarm
I did aviation environmental systems in the USN,...

I did aviation environmental systems in the USN, which included ejection seats and safety equipment. When you go in the drink you have a very bright strobe, green florescent dye, and a buoyancy vest...
Forum: Wish List 07-19-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By StrongHarm
Did you know that FCLP is pronounced Fikel-P in...

Did you know that FCLP is pronounced Fikel-P in the USN? It's my favorite military backronym. I know I know... it's weird that I have an affinity for it.. but it takes me back.. and this is the...
Forum: Virtual Reality 07-12-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,363
Posted By StrongHarm
Concerning the PD discussion: try 1.2PD and...

Concerning the PD discussion: try 1.2PD and 2xMSAA. I've found that the graphical difference is minor compared to higher settings, but the performance is optimal. I have a monster system and still...
Forum: DCS: Ka-50 Black Shark 05-31-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,587
Posted By StrongHarm
Judging the ME is kind of a relative thing. I've...

Judging the ME is kind of a relative thing. I've built missions in several different sims/games and find DCS ME to be the best of them. Much more powerful and friendly than the Arma3 ME for...
Forum: DCS: A-10C Warthog 05-18-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,027
Posted By StrongHarm
That's a really damned good point Cacher! I...

That's a really damned good point Cacher! I personally read the manual in its entirety, then ran a bunch of missions I put together in the mission editor to get the practical of each subsystem. ...
Forum: DCS: A-10C Warthog 05-18-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,027
Posted By StrongHarm
Cacher, I don't know if you're interested in...

Cacher, I don't know if you're interested in acquiring additional hardware, but the Oculus Rift works beautifully with DCS. I was previously using 3 52 inch 4k monitors.. but now I can't fly unless...
Forum: DCS: A-10C Warthog 05-18-2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,027
Posted By StrongHarm
jaxx_za's profile looks pretty thorough and easy...

jaxx_za's profile looks pretty thorough and easy to use.

You might try mine as well. It works for X52 and X52pro. I'm a Business Intelligence Architect/Dev so I have a deep understanding of...
Forum: DCS: A-10C Warthog 05-17-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,390
Posted By StrongHarm
I'm anxious to see these problems fixed as well,...

I'm anxious to see these problems fixed as well, but as a developer I find myself admiring ED more than anything else. DCS is not only the most complex sim code ever developed, it's one of the most...
Forum: Virtual Reality 05-12-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 21,966
Posted By StrongHarm
I provided scientific analysis with technical...

I provided scientific analysis with technical references. How did it seem to be skewed by opinion? I've been developing and testing for 25 years and tested DCS for ED, and I feel like I came to...
Forum: DCS: A-10C Warthog 05-08-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,390
Posted By StrongHarm
I would imagine that we won't be waiting long for...

I would imagine that we won't be waiting long for a resolution on this, since they only have one standard to work with now that 'no deferred shading mode' has been cut from the sim. I know there are...
Forum: DCS: A-10C Warthog 05-08-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,583
Posted By StrongHarm
Fair enough. I was an ejection seat mech and...

Fair enough. I was an ejection seat mech and tiger team leader responsible for full bird 256 day inspections, so I know about not cutting corners. In the vid they said they were doing hot turn...
Forum: DCS: A-10C Warthog 05-04-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,583
Posted By StrongHarm
This video was featured in a 05/03 Popular...

This video was featured in a 05/03 Popular Mechanics article titled "The A-10 Warthog Was a Badass Even in This Old-School '70s Film". Interesting read. They say max turn around time is 20 minutes...
Forum: Virtual Reality 05-03-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 24,417
Posted By StrongHarm
Added to Science section: More about Deferred...

Added to Science section:
More about Deferred Shading. (http://marcinignac.com/blog/deferred-rendering-explained/)
Forum: DCS World 2.5 05-03-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By StrongHarm
Yeah, you should do some research on the...

Yeah, you should do some research on the differences between the 4790k and 6700k. Two very different architectures. One is 4 years old, the other one is 5 years old.. so upgrade should happen soon...
Forum: DCS World 2.5 05-02-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By StrongHarm
The 4790 was a beast no doubt. With the 1k...

The 4790 was a beast no doubt. With the 1k series of cards it will be somewhat of a bottleneck, as will the motherboard. I like to put data flow in terms of water, for logical comparison. Think of...
Forum: Virtual Reality 05-02-2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,627
Posted By StrongHarm
I feel your pain buddy, but most of the games out...

I feel your pain buddy, but most of the games out there which have VR support were made specifically for VR. They don't have the intense physics math going on in the background, or the huge amounts...
Forum: Virtual Reality 05-01-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,627
Posted By StrongHarm
Tests were done in Nellis with DS on. The only...

Tests were done in Nellis with DS on. The only significant change to my test results since 2.5 launched was AF. I now run at 16x. I no longer see evidence of edge bleed due to high AF when...
Forum: Virtual Reality 04-30-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,627
Posted By StrongHarm
NAKE350, did you take the time to read my post? ...

NAKE350, did you take the time to read my post? NVidia settings don't affect VR. Try turning your PD in game up to 1.2 and MSAA up to 2x, you might be impressed with the balance of performance and...
Forum: DCS World 2.5 04-30-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By StrongHarm
I'm running the latest NVidia drivers. I always...

I'm running the latest NVidia drivers. I always do unless there's a bad build.

The difference between 1.2 and 1.3 PD is pretty significant if you're running MSAA and DS. There's a link in my...
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