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FlytheMaddogX Development Update

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After a preview of the MD-82, 83 and 88 with PBR, FlytheMaddogX developers have posted a nice update regarding the development of the new MD-83 and 88

Developers of the new MD-83 and MD-88 have already confirmed that these aircraft have entered beta, but are also finalizing the ‘advanced icing’ feature that will be included in the MD-82, 83 and 88 upon release. They have stated in the forum post that they are indeed using the default P3D dynamic reflections set between off and ultra. With the dynamic reflections set to off, and no PBR, you will see the best performance. However, with PBR active, and reflections set to ultra, performance will decrease. So its a quality over performance situation.

With the previews posted above, these are the in-game settings that the FlytheMaddogX developers used for said testing. The specs and add-ons used during these tests are your typical add-ons that the vast majority of sim users use daily. So this puts it into perspective on the kind of performance you could expect.

System used: I7 7700K @4.20Ghz (OC @4.50) with 16Gb DDR4 and 1070Ti.

Addons used: P3D v4.4 @ 2K resolution, ORBX FTX Global + EU LC + Trees, ActiveSky + ASCA + Envtex + custom PTA profile.

Test 1 – NON-PBR model. Scenery LIET @ park 1 (stock scenery) External view.
Dynamic Reflections Off: average FPS score 95.
Dynamic Reflections Low: average FPS score 88.
Dynamic Reflections Medium: average FPS score 85.
Dynamic Reflections High: average FPS score 83.
Dynamic Reflections Ultra: average FPS score 74.

PBR model:
Dynamic Reflections Off: average FPS score 95.
Dynamic Reflections Low: average FPS score 89.
Dynamic Reflections Medium: average FPS score 85.
Dynamic Reflections High: average FPS score 83.
Dynamic Reflections Ultra: average FPS score 74.

Test 2 – NON-PBR model. Scenery LPPT by MK-Studios @ gate 141. External view.
Dynamic Reflections Off: average FPS score 55.
Dynamic Reflections Low: average FPS score 54.
Dynamic Reflections Medium: average FPS score 53.
Dynamic Reflections High: average FPS score 50.
Dynamic Reflections Ultra: average FPS score 47.

PBR model:
Dynamic Reflections Off: average FPS score 56.
Dynamic Reflections Low: average FPS score 55.
Dynamic Reflections Medium: average FPS score 53.
Dynamic Reflections High: average FPS score 51.
Dynamic Reflections Ultra: average FPS score 48.

The full update is up on the FlytheMaddogX forum if you would like to read in depth what is being done and what is planned. If you have yet to pick up this highly accurate and detailed study level aircraft, it is available on the SimMarket website.

 
Tags : FlythemaddogXLeonardo SHMD80MD83MD88PBR
Will Westlake

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My name is Will Westlake and I am an avid flight simmer. I first start back with FS2004 many years ago. From there I worked up the ranks of the simulators that were on the market. In my spare time, I am a keen photographer and a passionate motorcyclist. I look forward to working with you all! | View My Specs