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Hi there, I am new to X-Plane 10 and have been having trouble with my FPS dropping, and also noticing a flickering of scenery in the distance. If anyone can weigh in and give me some feedback, I'd greatly appreciate it. Below I will attach my computer settings, screenshot of my rendering settings, plug-ins/scenery and a video of the flickering. Thanks guys!


AMD Quad Core 3.8 GHz


1 TB HDD, AMD R7 240 2 GB GPU

Windows 10 64 bit


Custom Scenery for KPDX and KSFO

Airbus A350 XWB

World Traffic

Auto Gate

Ground Services

Video with flickering/low fps:




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In general, a given rendering setting in X-Plane will impact *either* the CPU or the GPU (i.e., the graphics card). Your overall frame rate will be limited by whichever of those two is most heavily loaded.

You might find the answer to this question helpful, and it includes links to the sections of the manual with more info.

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