MSFS2020 - Graphics Settings and Performance Guide For MSFS

The new Microsoft Flight Simulator has been flying out there for a while now. There is a very good variety of graphing settings to tweak for every hardware configuration, finding out the best line between frames-per-second and in-game visuals. MSFS is a simulation for future hardware components for sure. All options set to Ultra and values max can even pull the top processors and graphics cards to their knees.

This guide is supposed to help you make decisions on visual impact versus CPU / GPU impact in the simulator.

System Specifications:

  • i7 6700 BCLK overclocked to 4.55 GHZ @ 1.4v
  • 32GB of 3400MHZ 16-19-19-36 DDR4 RAM
  • GTX 1080 at 2012 / 5481 MHZ @ 1.093v

GRAPHICS

  • Display Mode: Fullscreen
  • Full Screen Resolution: 1920X1080
  • HDR10: Grayed out (in on position)
  • Global Rendering Quality: Custom

Advanced Settings

  • V-Sync: Off
  • Render Scaling: 100
  • Anti Aliasing: TAA
  • Terrain Level of Detail: 100
  • Terrain Vector Data: Ultra
  • Buildings: Ultra
  • Trees: Ultra
  • Grass and Bushes: Ultra
  • Objects Level of Detail: 100
  • Volumetric Clouds: Ultra
  • Texture Resolution: Ultra
  • Anisotropic Filtering: 16x
  • Texture Supersampling: 4x4
  • Texture Synthesis: Ultra
  • Water Waves: High
  • Shadow Maps: 2048
  • Terrain Shadows: 1024
  • Contact Shadows: Ultra
  • Windshield Effects: Ultra
  • Ambient Occlusion: Ultra
  • Reflections: Ultra
  • Light Shafts: Ultra
  • Bloom: On
  • Depth of Field: Ultra
  • Motion Blur: Off
  • Lens Correction: Off
  • Lens Flare: On
  • Use Generic Plane Models (AI Traffic): Off
  • Use Generic Plane Models (Multiplayer): Off

TRAFFIC

Aviation Traffic

  • Aircraft Traffic Type: Real-Time Online
  • AI Airliners Traffic Density: 0 (grayed-out)
  • AI General Aviation Traffic Density: 0 (grayed-out)
  • Show Traffic Nameplates: On

Airport Life

  • Airport Vehicle Density: 50
  • Ground Aircraft Density: 50
  • Worker Density: 50

Land and Sea Traffic

  • Leisure Boats: 50
  • Road Vehicles: 50
  • Ships and Ferries: 50

DATA

Data Connection

  • Online Functionality: On
  • Bing Data World Graphics: On
  • Photogrammetry: On
  • Live Real-World Air Traffic: On
  • Live Weather: On
  • Multiplayer: On

Data Bandwith Usage Limit

  • Bandwidth: 40 Mbit/s

Rolling Cache Settings

  • Rolling Cache: On
  • Rolling Cache Limit (GIB): 100

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