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Received error message when I was flying from SFO stating my rendering options were set too high. I read manual and read different posts to understand what issue could have been I F-act was 8-10 after I set Rendering Options to minimums. Changed airports and F-act was 15-17. I am guessing that my laptop system doesn't have enough VRAM though I don't know since I am new to gaming. Any insight would be great on what, if anything, I can do to increase my frame rate. 

Here is diagnostics - Thank you for help

Windows 10.0 (build 17134/2)

This is a 64-bit version of Windows.

CPU type: 8664

Physical Memory (total for computer): 8469491712

Maximum Virtual Memory (for X-Plane only): 140737488224256

CPU 0: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100U CPU @ 2.40GHz  Speed (mhz): 2400

CPU 0: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100U CPU @ 2.40GHz  Speed (mhz): 2400

CPU 0: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100U CPU @ 2.40GHz  Speed (mhz): 2400

CPU 0: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100U CPU @ 2.40GHz  Speed (mhz): 2400

X-System folder:'', case sensitive=0

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GLSL Version     :4.40 - Build 21.20.16.4599/440

(16/4096/64/192/32/4096/4096/65536)

This video card is: DX11+ VR Ready (found glMapBufferRange)

WARNING: we are missing the texture: RESOURCE:checkerboard.png.

CPU count        : 4

os_dir_this_app =C:\Users/Steven Messina/Downloads/X-Plane11InstallerWindows/

os_dir_desktop =C:\Users/Steven Messina/Desktop/

os_dir_default_apps =C:\Users/Steven Messina/Desktop/

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0:00:00.047 D/WIZ: Starting installer... opening wizard step "Main Menu - Existing Full Installation"

0:00:10.896 D/WIZ: Advancing from wizard step "Welcome" to "Verify Product"

1 Answer

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The X-Plane 11 system requirements are here-- you can compare your system to them. In general, while we do support Intel GPUs, they tend to not be powerful enough to run X-Plane well. X-Plane will warn you if the actual frame rate is too low (as you found) although you can ignore these messages if you aren't able to run the sim otherwise. 

Also keep in mind that detailed scenery, aircraft, or add ons can affect frame rate. You may be able to recover some performance by setting all rendering options to minimum and using only default scenery & aircraft.

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