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CrashGordon
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Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 5:35 am 

I did a bit of experimenting with weather settings. I have them moderately high, with user defibed settings that give me some control of wind, gusts, shear, etc.. With the weather I created, I did not see any impact of FPS. Note, this is on a low end machine and the only purpose in displaying them is to give an idea of what can be done with less than wonderful resources.





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RadarMan
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Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 6:19 am 

Did you try this weather tool for FSX.
I have it but haven't tried it yet.

http://fsinsider.com/downloads/default.htm

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CrashGordon
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Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 6:27 am 

I tried to get it last night, but the link was bad. I just checked. It still is bad.
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99jolegg
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Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 9:05 am 

Nice to see you are getting some fairly detailed clouds and not slaughtering the FPS, like sometimes happens in FS9.

Seems a bit more life like as well; theres three different types of cloud in the first shot, which you don't normally see in FS9.

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CrashGordon
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Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 1:21 pm 

That is why I opted for user defined weather. It also means I can dispense with the Censored haze layers which look terrible on this computer.
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