Alienware X17 R1
64 GB DDR4 XMP 3466 MHz RAM
Nvidia RTX 3080 16 GB DDR6
2x2TB PCIe SSD in Raid 0
17.3 inch 4K 120 Hz display
Windows 10 Pro
Wahoo Kickr Bike with latest firmware
Stock settings on the 3080
Performance thermal mode in Alienware Command Center. Not currently overclocked, but Dell/Alienware tech support says this configuration tested and is safe to run in the two preconfigured overclock profiles in ACC, one of which increases RAM frequency to 3466 MHz from standard 3200 MHz.
I was finally able to get BT connection to function from Zwift Companion while waiting for the Zwift ANT+ dongle to arrive by temporarily disabling BT on the laptop, then reloading Zwift, so that the option for BT connection from phone is no longer grayed out.
No obvious difference in FPS BT or ANT+, except that Zwiftalyzer shows innumerable connection drops/errors with ANT+, even when I use the USB extension cable and hang the receiver on the water bottle holder attached to the seat tube. However, the ride is as smooth as with BT, except no steering or use of the R upper buttons for power-ups and U-turn until Wahoo updates firmware for those features. However, the Zwift app will occasionally move to background during a ride, only happens once per ride at most, no disconnection or other problems, and just bring it back with the touchpad. Zwift is set for full screen.
Am getting about 60 FPS everywhere but Makuri Islands, which only averaged 43 FPS today, despite lower rider density. Have uploaded two representative Zwiftalyzer files.
Any recommendations for Nvidia Control Panel settings?