This site is being deprecated.
Please see the official X‑Plane Support page for help.
Rendering settings in X-Plane are cumulative, so we have written a guide here on how to best adjust them for your individual system. Basically, you'll want to start with everything at minimum and adjust settings in a specific order until you reach a point where FPS becomes too low for your liking, trying to strike a balance.
This site is no longer being actively maintained.