I was getting to the point that FS would come up in Task Manager showing it was not responding for several minutes. This seemed to have started after installing the Melbourne HD download. But the whole Sim had been getting slower and slower to load. I deleted all of the files in Community and it is now back to the way it was when I first installed it.
I thought I had a pretty decent Laptop that would run it pretty well. I was really wrong. I have an ASUS ROG with GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4 Gig on the card. The CPU is a 6 core I7 with 32 Gig of Memory. I also have upgraded the Storage to a 1 TB PCIE NVME Stick. One thing that really confuses me is that the Hard Drive and the Internet never really seem to be used at all when its loading or playing. I did just upgrade to the 32 Gig of memory from 16 Gig it would usually run at around 12 gig used when it had 16 now with 32 it is usually running around 16 to 20 Gig. The processor hardly ever gets above 50 to 60 percent utilization. The GPU pretty much maxes out its memory but only runs at about 60 percent utilization.
I was wondering if anyone else is seeing this behavior. I love this Sim so much I have changed my mind on building another desktop. I thought this laptop would last me for the rest of my life. At 67 years old I have built 100's of PC's the F-22 Simulator had at least 60 PC's and about 10 SGI computers to run two cockpits. It’s looking like this Sim is going to require that much horsepower to run it Maxed out.
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