Microsoft Flight Simulator PC Performance Review and Optimisation Guide

1440p Performance

Microsoft Flight Simulator PC Performance Review and Optimisation Guide

1440p Performance

At 1440p High Settings, Microsoft Flight Simulator becomes GPU-limited, with our RTX 2080 Ti being our only exception. All graphics cards outside of our RTX 2080 Ti offer average framerates of below 60 FPS, showcasing exactly how demanding Microsoft Flight Simulator is. 

Lower percentile framerates are very low, though these dips are instantaneous and difficult to spot given how little movement there can be on screen on a frame-by-frame basis. 
  

Microsoft Flight Simulator PC Performance Review and Optimisation Guide  

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Most Recent Comments

24-08-2020, 12:08:01

Greenback
Because of how this plays a 40 fps is totally playable, and you can achieve that by turning AI air traffic off and lowering airport clutter (though this does take away some realism), I found the AI air traffic popping in the cause of most stutters.Quote

27-08-2020, 06:26:01

TalllPaul
I was getting a really low FPS on high so tweaked a few things following a video and now I get between 40-60fps but the performance still isn't the best, maybe because I only have 8GB RAM.Quote

27-08-2020, 06:36:23

Warchild
On a side topic, anyone found more strange obelisk type structures ?

They are eerily cool.Quote

27-08-2020, 08:08:40

Greenback
Nice to see free liveries coming out already, and a more functional 320 being worked onQuote

27-08-2020, 08:26:02

AlienALX
Jay did a video about how to get 60 FPS. He got over 40 on a 2060 Super.

It's not like, his ideas, he just used all of the tips he found around the net. Still, it's all in one place I guess.

I want this, but I want to see how fast I can fly a SR71 from Phila to Heathrow, so I guess I will wait for those planes and then see.Quote
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