So I tried the Nvidia Studio Driver

Exactly! Its the same driver without the bloat. If you go into the settings on the studio driver and look at the programs tab, you’ll still see Microsoft Flight Simulator listed with all of the different settings for that program. ( note its called a program and not a game) :+1:

1.A game is what one can play in a computer game whereas a simulation combines strategy and skills along with the game.
2.While a simulation is designed for evaluative or computational purposes, a game is designed for entertainment and educational purposes.
3.Accuracy is the upshot of simulations, and clarity is the upshot of games.
4.While a simulation is a serious effort to precisely represent a real phenomenon in another, a game is an artistic representation of some phenomenon.
5.When games are stylized, simulations are very detailed.
6.Games are known to suppress details whereas simulations elaborate on all the details.
7.The creators of simulations do not simplify designs in a deliberate manner and only as a concession to the intellectual and material limitations. The creators of games use designs elaborately and in a deliberate manner.

Hi, anyone can check if the Studio driver still causes blurriness and ghosting effects in airplanes display numbers when they change (with DLSS on)? Thanks.

can you link us to Studio driver version that you speak of?

I was just meaning in the driver its called a program. I wasn’t trying to debate about game vs simulator. The discussion was about the display driver and i was pointing out that the studio driver refers to MSFS as a program not a game (or simulator) :blush:


New Nvidia Studio Drivers (not Game-Ready) have dropped! 517.40 - Community Support / Hardware and Peripherals - Microsoft Flight Simulator Forums

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Don’t forget to restart the sim if you change dx11 to dx12 or Visa Versa :+1:It only works after a restart.


You are absolutely right. These drivers have cured the tiny stutters I used to have when panning around the cockpit and the whole experience is incredibly smooth now.

Interestingly my GPU memory usage rarely tops 10GB when I have a 24GB 3090 but I am glad I installed this driver even if it only for a few days as I’m sure I will switch when the Game Ready drivers are available.

edit - Actually I was wrong, my GPU usage just went up to 13.70 GB when flying through central London, which by the way was the smoothest it has ever been.

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Would I be better off downloading the studio driver before actually updating to SU10? I haven’t had a chance to be on the computer this week too busy working.

10700KF RTX 3080 32gb ram

Thanks for the info.

Where can you download the studio driver from?


Same here on a 3090, although it seems VRAM consumption on DX12 when using the new studio driver is slightly higher. There’s another thread about results of using the studio driver, and I posted two comparisons here:

Thank you very much

If you have Geforce Experience installed, you can also select between Game Ready and Studio driver and install through Geforce Experience.

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I guess this settles it. :stuck_out_tongue:


Perfect, thank you.

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Thanks @KStarfightrr I’ll give it a try after work!

Well now that Nvidia confirms it I’ll take the plunge and test the driver.


Yes, the glass cockpit digital text items are still blurry, a bit, even with the sharpness slider set to 200.

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