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X-Plane 11.50 Officially Released With Its Vulkan Renderer
After being in public beta for months, X-Plane 11.50 is now official as the latest stable version of this high quality flight simulator.
Making use of Vulkan over its aging OpenGL renderer can mean much better performance. See our X-Plane 11.50 OpenGL/Vulkan benchmarks from the earlier betas and Radeon Vulkan driver comparison. Using RADV+ACO tends to offer the best performance on the Radeon side while for NVIDIA hardware their latest proprietary driver works great to no surprise.
I'll be working on some new X-Plane 11.50 benchmarks shortly. The brief release announcement can be read on the X-Plane blog.