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Microsoft Flight Simulator Patch 1.8.3.0 released, brings CPU and GPU performance improvements

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Microsoft and Asobo have released a new performance patch for Microsoft Flight Simulator. According to the teams, patch 1.8.3.0 brings a number of CPU and GPU performance improvements.

Going into more details, this latest update tweaks CPU thread priorities to reduce interruption of frame critical threads. Furthermore, it optimizes loading system to reduce overall loading times, as well as heavy airport scenes impact on CPU. In addition, it reduces the amount of GPU overdraw to improve GPU performance.

What this basically means is that the game will be less taxing on most PC configurations. So yeah, while these CPU improvements are not up to what we expect to see when Asobo adds support for DX12, they are definitely welcome.

As always, Steam and Microsoft Store will download this update the next time you launch their clients. Below you can also find its performance improvements (you can find the complete changelog

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The 1.8.3.0 patch for Microsoft Flight Simulator includes lots of fixes



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The expectations for this patch are sky high.

What you need to know

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator is a premium, high quality flight simulator that combines powerful hardware with cloud technology.
  • It’s already garnered incredible reviews, but the team is hard at work with constant improvements.
  • The latest patch update, 1.8.3.0, is now available, and includes a rather lofty changelog.
  • The changelog primarily focuses on two things: performance, and simulation, meaning changes to physics, audio, and planes.

The latest patch update for Microsoft Flight Simulator is here, and it brings the version number up to 1.8.3.0. The changelog for this patch update is certainly a long one, and includes a ton of fixes, improvements, and optimizations that are focused in two separate areas. Performance and stability is important here, with several tweaks to improve CPU and GPU usage. The other important area is simulation factors, which

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