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Started by h106frp, March 31, 2018, 03:54:51 PM

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h106frp

March 31, 2018, 03:54:51 PM Last Edit: April 04, 2021, 09:40:27 AM by h106frp
Updated

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xr3Q6Kw2cyjD5r2SNsusZF_dWCjpYDEI/view?usp=sharing

Fixed a lot of textures and geometry
3d grass
shadows
sky models

KG_03


Grooveski

March 31, 2018, 05:01:25 PM #2 Last Edit: March 31, 2018, 05:09:17 PM by Grooveski
Oh!   Hubba-Hubba!
;D

Refuse to be drawn in right now - race this weekend and am kinda on a roll in SpeedTree...
...and time just disappears at nordy.   :P
...but I know I still have a million miles to do round here, so the update's much appreciated.    ;)

Syd

Unfortunately I keep getting that syncing feeling that it'll core. Then it does :(
The other version worked fine.

h106frp

March 31, 2018, 06:06:09 PM #4 Last Edit: March 31, 2018, 06:15:10 PM by h106frp
Thanks for the report, this version has the 3D grass on the verges and it does add a lot.

I will compile a version without the extra geometry to compare memory usage - i think we may be bouncing on the 4GB limit depending on systems :-(

Not sure what GPB does with memory;

Track loaded in game with Club350 is 2GB - a bit more is required during initial loading but it really should be OK

KG_03

yeah same here I got cores too :-(

h106frp

March 31, 2018, 08:51:33 PM #6 Last Edit: April 04, 2021, 09:54:34 AM by matty0l215
Just curious, but is anyone with problems using a 32bit o/s ? It appears that without a bit more tinkering 32 bit o/s is stuck at 2GB even with LAA enabled

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/autocad/learn-explore/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/How-to-enable-a-3GB-switch-on-Windows-Vista-Windows-7-or-Windows-XP-s.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2_GB_limit

Syd

No, 64 bit for me.
However, after the loading core I mentioned, I  had a curious fiddle with the 1050 gpu tweak settings and couldn't even load gp bikes itself without a core. Was ok when I put it back, but still can't load the track. Weird

KG_03

I use 64bit Windows 10 too. Up to this update didn't have any problems with GP Bikes

h106frp

Added link to a modified .map file that reduces file size.

KG_03

Thank you 😊 I will check tommorow if it works

Syd

That's done it!  FPS between 80 -135 on the first few miles I tried.

One other thing though, not sure if it was present before, but between 15-25 mph, the bike and scenery shakes a bit. Is that the flickering you are talking about?

Going for a tour to fully appreciate your efforts. Thanks!

h106frp

This track has a laserscan surface so you may need to soften the suspension to allow for the bumps and ripples.

Thanks for the report, wish PB would fix the procedural grass then all the extra geometry would be unnecessary.

KG_03


Warlock

Quote from: Syd on April 01, 2018, 12:34:08 PM

One other thing though, not sure if it was present before, but between 15-25 mph, the bike and scenery shakes a bit


What view mode are u using?

In case u using view mode=1 (which is the best one in my opinion) happens in all tracks even victoria, some tracks more than others but still there.
http://forum.piboso.com/index.php?topic=5291.msg80813#msg80813