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PLZ help

Graphics issues like: bad framerates, weird colors, OpenGL errors etc. Bad graphics ar usually the result of bad graphics cards or drivers.
Forum rules
In order to help you, we need to know a lot of information. Make sure to include answers to at least the following questions in your initial post.

- what OS (Windows Xp/Vista, Mac etc.) are you running?
- what FlightGear version do you use?
- what graphics card do you have?
- does the problem occur with any aircraft, at any airport?
- is there any output printed to the console (black window)?
- copy&paste your commandline (tick the "Show commandline box on the last page of FGRun or the "Others" section on the Mac launcher).
- please upload a screenshot of the problem.

If you experience FlightGear crashes, please report a bug using the issue tracker (can be also used for feature requests).
To run FlightGear on old computers with bad OpenGL support, please take a look at this wiki article. If you are seeing corrupted/broken textures, please see this article.

Note: If you did not get a reponse, even after 7 days, you may want to check out the FlightGear mailing lists to ask your question there.

PLZ help

Postby Vendetta Supernova » Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:58 pm

I am in Flightgear using a 350 to 400 dollar computer (not super old) and my game looks bad and FPS is lagging even when i put max at 15 fps?? i am also using a old like 2003 joystick from microsoft (i think made for the 2004 MFS
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Re: PLZ help

Postby wlbragg » Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:15 pm

Sorry, we need way more information. A $400 computer tells us nothing as to your specs. See the red verbiage above these posts, please provide this information and maybe someone can help.
Kansas(2-27-15)/Ohio/Midwest scenery development.
KEQA (2-27-15), 3AU, KRCP Airport Layout
Intel i5 3570K AMDRX480
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Re: PLZ help

Postby wlbragg » Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:17 pm

Actually, there may be help for you in that red verbiage above, see:
To run FlightGear on old computers with bad OpenGL support, please take a look at this wiki article.
Kansas(2-27-15)/Ohio/Midwest scenery development.
KEQA (2-27-15), 3AU, KRCP Airport Layout
Intel i5 3570K AMDRX480
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Posts: 6016
Joined: Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:31 pm
Location: Kansas (Tornado Alley), USA
Callsign: WC2020
Version: next
OS: Win10/Linux/AMDRX480


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