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GPUs appear not to be working. Running MS Flight Sim X

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GPU's appear not to...
GPU's appear not to be working. Running MS Flight Sim X and Nvidia performance monitor shows zero percent usage of the 9400's GPUs. Any ideas of what to do ?
running under Windows Vista. All drivers are up to date. No apparent hardare problems
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Tech Support Specialist: Justin, Network Administrator/Not Limited replied 8 years ago
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Do you play any other games? If so, do you experience the same symptoms?

Is this a custom built machine or a main distributer. If its a dell/hp, etc. Please give me the model #.

If its a custom built machine, and you added these cards. Does the motherboard also have a secondary video card (it'll be high up near the USB slots in the back, VGA connection cable will be present). Or you can give me the motherboard's model # XXXXX probably unnecessary.

Also, a tweak you may attempt is to go into the directory of FSX. C:\program files\Microsoft Games
Somewhere in there, not totally sure where you installed it. Look for a file named FSX.cfg. Right click, open with notepad. (You may want to consider making a backup copy of this file before making changes). To backup, right click, copy. Then paste it anywhere you wish.


Look for this setting:
[DISPLAY]
TEXTURE_BANDWIDTH_MULT=40

Confirm or change the # XXXXX 40.

Also inside the config, confirm or change these settings to the following #'s:

TERRAIN_MAX_AUTOGEN_TREES_PER_CELL=4500

TERRAIN_MAX_AUTOGEN_BUILDINGS_PER_CELL=3000

There are a million tweaks to this so just post me back the results and we'll keep working at it.

Make sure you save the settings once you're done.



Edited by jnayes on 6/13/2010 at 7:17 PM EST
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