595: My Basic System Tweaks

A flightsimmer fan posted a new thread on the P3D forum saying that he finally solves the micro-stutter issue on his system by disabling the “dynamic tick” feature in Windows.  Good for him!

Actually the trick has been around for sometimes, and whether it effective or not, as usual, depends very much on one’s own system, as it didn’t make any difference on mine.  Anyway, it’s still worth a try to see if it works on yours.

To use it, enter “bcdedit /set disabledynamictick yes” under Command Prompt.

If you don’t like it, type in “bcdedit /deletevalue disabledynamictick” to remove it.  Do remember to backup your system first, just in case.

When talking about system tuning, followings are some of the tweaks I’ve been using for a long time. Continue reading

234: Prepar3D.cfg – BufferPools

As explained in Post 90, BufferPools could effectively reduce stutters on some systems.    Actually I was quite happy with its value set to 4,000 for a long time, until recently I upgraded to my current hardware on which FSX seems no longer benefited from it.

My Prepar3D V2 platform, on the other hand, reacts drastically different under the new 3-monitor setup.    Stutters are virtually removed when Continue reading