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 ====== Graphics settings ======= ====== Graphics settings =======
  
-In the graphic ​settings you can adjust the overall quality of how Aerofly FS 2 looks. Adjusting ​graphics settings ​provides ​you with the ability ​to balance performance and graphics quality+In the graphics ​settings you can choose your preference for graphics ​rendering, your resolution and VSync settings, and toggle whether ​you wish to see lens flare while flying
-Open the graphics settings from the main menu by clicking on “Settings” and “Graphics Settings”. ​**Note** ​- If you experience poor performance or graphical anomalies, always check to make sure you have the latest GPU (Graphics Card) driver installed.   +**Note** ​the Vulkan rendering system is still in beta so it's up to you to choose which option works best for you. In general ​you should see anywhere from 5-15% performance increase in certain configurations.   
  
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 You can also set limits to free up graphical resources by setting your limit to 120 or 240. Always try different settings to find what works best for you. **Note** - It is recommended to turn VSync off if you are running Aerofly FS 2 in **VR**. You can also set limits to free up graphical resources by setting your limit to 120 or 240. Always try different settings to find what works best for you. **Note** - It is recommended to turn VSync off if you are running Aerofly FS 2 in **VR**.
  
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-===== Customizing Your Graphics Settings ===== 
  
-{{:​wiki:​quality.jpg?​600|}}+===== Lens Flare Effect =====
  
-The **Graphics Quality** setting can provide you with specific pre defined quality settings (Low, Medium, High, Ultra), or allow for you to customize your settings field by field (Custom)  +{{:manual:​lensflare_effect.jpg?600|}}
-To enable the individual graphics settings click on “custom”, ​ this will enable the next five settings. +
-**Note:** Use the (Insane) shadow setting with caution as it will impact performance. Recommended GPU 1080 or higher.+
  
-===== System Requirements =====+Use this setting to toggle the suns rays graphical effect on and off.
  
-==== Minimum ==== +**note** Turning off the lens flare effect will still show the sunonly those round color auras will be turned off.
-**OS:** Windows 7Windows 8, Windows 10 (64 Bit Required)  +
-**Processor:​** Intel Dual core CPU 2.4 GHz +
-**Memory:** 4 GB RAM +
-**Graphics:​** OpenGL 3.0 compatible 3D graphic card with at least 1 GB of RAM +
-**Storage:​** 35 GB available space +
-**Sound Card:** DirectX Compatible soundcard+
  
-==== Recommended ==== 
-**OS:** Windows 10 (64 Bit Required) ​ 
-**Processor:​** Intel Core i7 CPU 3.0 GHz 
-**Memory:** 16 GB RAM 
-**Graphics:​** NVidia 980 GTX 
-**Storage:​** 107 GB available space 
-**Sound Card:** DirectX Compatible soundcard 
  
-In most circumstances you should achieve framerates over 100 in configurations that meet the recommended system requirements. ​+===== Graphical Renderer Options =====
  
 +**OpenGL** ​
  
-===== SystemsQuality VsPerformance in VR Guide ===== +{{:manual:​renderer.jpg?​600|}} ​
  
-Want ULTRA quality settingswith smooth ​performance, in VR? Look no further. Through testing and user feedback we put together some scenarios to help you make an informed decision. AeroFly FS 2 in VR provides you some amazing visuals but you will need the horsepower to run it smoothly +OpenGL rendering is the core standard graphics rendering system for Aerofly FS2choose this setting if you are seeing better ​performance ​than Vulkan or you are having problems ​in general running ​the beta Vulkan rending engine.
  
-==== VR: Recommended Configuration for ULTRA Settings ==== +**Note** ​You won't have the option of using High Quality Anti-aliasing in this rendering mode.
-**OS:** Windows 8, 10 64 Bit +
-**Processor:​** Intel Core i7 CPU 3.0 GHz +
-**Memory:** 16 GB RAM +
-**Graphics:​** NVidia 980 GTX (Latest Driver Version Required) +
-**Render Scale Factor:** 1.25 **Note:** - This setting can be found under **Settings/​Virtual Reality** +
-**Limit Frame Rate:** VSync OFF **Note:** This setting can be found under **Settings/​Graphic Settings** +
-Oculus Rift or HTC Vive.+
  
-**Note** - If stuttering occurs in densely populated areas, reducing the **Building Density** will greatly inprove performance with limited graphical degradation. ​+**Vulkan**
  
-==== VRUltimate Configuration for ULTRA Settings ==== +{{:manual:vulkan_aa.jpg?600|}}
-**OS:** Windows 10 64 Bit +
-**Processor:​** Intel Core i7 CPU 4.0 GHz +
-**Memory:** 32 GB RAM +
-**Graphics:​** NVidia 1080 GTX or higher (Latest Driver Version Required) +
-**Render Scale Factor:** 1.50 **Note:** - This setting can be found under **Settings/​Virtual Reality** +
-**Limit Frame Rate:** VSync OFF **Note:** This setting can be found under **Settings/​Graphic Settings** +
-Oculus Rift or HTC Vive.+
  
-**Note** ​Systems with less than the above configurations can also run Aerofly FS 2 in VR by reducing some graphic settingsMost reductions of graphic settings ​will not take away from your VR experience.+Vulkan rendering is a new beta graphics rendering engine that has potential to increase performance by 5-15% over OpenGL rendering. Choosing this option will unlock ​the High Quality Anti-aliasing optionThis option ​will provide better management over jagged edges and flickering objects.  
 +Using high Quality Anti-aliasing may reduce performance in certain configurations.
  
-**Note** - If you experience flashing shadows while in VR, reducing ​the **Shadow ​Quality** to MEDIUM will reduce ​the distance ​that the building shadows ​are seen but not reduce the overall quality of the shadows rendered. This may improve your VR experience ​in Aerofly FS 2+Use the Vulkan rendering option and High Quality ​Anti-aliasing with the understanding ​that these settings ​are currently ​in beta.
  
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