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The Official Elder Scrolls V : Skyrim Thread

Discussion in 'Games' started by Kreij, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. AphexDreamer

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    You know I was wondering if it was a Ugrids problem. I personally use 7. I'll try 5 again to see if that helps.
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    Those are great. You should also try cartographers map markers. Its one of my favorites. It just adds markers for all the businesses and homes in skyrim and alot of other places that didn't have their own separate markers before. You still have to discover the locations like normal.


    My frames are dropping to 20 from time to time, kindof randomly. It doesn't seem to matter where I am, but sometimes it will just drop from being pegged at 60, to 20 for like 5-10 minutes. Then it'll suddenly pop back. I don't think it's a mod.
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    Been messing around with a grass mod, and a few other tweaks however my 670 2gb is just not enough to run it.

    Ugrid 9
    8192 shadow sizes
    2750 shadow distance
    every texture mod you can think of along with better bodies for both races customized normal maps
    tweaked lod levels
    8xAA 16xAF
    messing with ENB now but my performance suffers to much to run it currently aka 22-24fps. enb off i get aound 35-50

    And no no triple screen etc this is just a few shots quickly edited together for that awesome feel.
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    Few battle screenshots of my own.
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    And finally with iHUD installed.
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    Aphex, what did you use to take those screen shots?
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    Where is that last one taken?

    @cadaveca I gave up on ENB a while ago. I'm using RLO now, Which is actually compatible with ENB. The only have interiors done though
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    Last pic is taken on the hills located on the west side of skyrim.

    I just relearned how to change FOV, I'm thinking about doing 85 for 1920x1080.

    Here it is again but with FOV of 85 and double the grass/tree draw distance.

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    Sometimes I wish the plains grass (thats the one I notice the most, but grass in general) wasn't so clumpy in Skyrim. It really takes away from the look of it for me, I don't like the plains scenes too much simply because of that.
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    Heck I'm going to try this.

    Well worth it. Didn't seem to even effect my performance.

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    Haven't had any crashes in a while, but I haven't made it to Solstheim yet.

    Currently playing on a Samsung 120hz monitor, so much better than my old monitor and the temp hdtv I was using.

    With my new video card I have seen memory usage go up over 1800 megs.

    Can't wait to get into the new DLC, have been levelling on of my first characters.
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    Aphex are you using an ENB in your screenshots?

    I gave the unofficial HD textures and floral over haul ago
    It just doesn't look all that great over standard.
    The ice looked a bit better, but that's about it.
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    Yup Suburb ENB and not just for my screenshots, its how I play the game :)
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    Gave Superb ENB a go.
    It seems this is what primarily brings out the look of the screenshots you have posted.

    It's not a mod for people who don't like to blunder around in the dark but none the less it is a lot more realistic than vanilla Skyrim look.
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    i use Reallike ENB, and then force SSAO via nvidia driver since ENB ssao tends to fuck up in dungeons seeing shadows of further away dungeon locations etc through the walls it just plain sucks where as Real Like ENB theres no haze or extra bs it makes colors a bit more vivid lighting a bit brighter

    http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/22056

    messed with around 20-30 different ENB configs this is one is the simpliest and easiest to deal with.

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    Does anyone know if its possible to set the main civil war quest back to default? To remove it completely so I can try the imperials instead? Short of starting a new game I haven't found anything helpful.
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    Also I should note that I don't use the default InjectSMAA, I use the SweetFX instead main difference I think is that the SweetFX has a custom .ini.
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    What's the best mod manager?
    Or, more accurately, what do most of you use?
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    I would go with the nexus mod.


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    curse

    I used curse...
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    Looks amazing, will be a clear choice for me. I've always been about abundance of grass mods. Most of the marketing shots for ES games have been in forests where it looks like there is that much grass. Then the rest of the gameworld just isn't like that.
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    Well its official I need more vram with AA turned off im still pegging nearly 2000mb on the GPU and spilling over to system ram to the point of chugging along at 1-2 fps LMAO.
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    What mods are you running? Or is it just a real heavy .ini? Can't you just lower ugrids to 7?
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    heavy Ini + heavy texture usage

    Ugrid 9 Cell load 100
    Shadow Map 8192 primary 4096 secodary

    Enhanced blood
    Climates of Tamriel
    Better Dynamic snow
    Static Mesh Improvement
    Black overlord armor
    Dragon Knight armor
    Immersive Armors
    Immersive Weapons
    Dread Knight weapons
    Witcher silver sword
    Ritual Armor of Boethia
    UNP Body
    Faster Vanilla horses
    Armored Horses
    Beards (high res)
    Eyes of Beauty
    Viconia
    Vilja
    Amazing Follower Tweaks
    Water 2.0
    Medusa and Drakul Armors
    DatGrass Riverwood and whiterun
    Bloodskal Blade Revamp
    Painkillers Hrothmund Axe
    Skyrim Flora Overhaul
    SFO Diversity


    of course ive done the ini edits to increase grass diversity for SFO which also slightly increases grass mod density so it hits harder

    add in ENB forced SSAO via the drivers along with 16x Anisotropic filtering

    at 1920x1080 im hitting 3GB system ram usage and 2gb Vram with nearly 500-600mb of vram spilling over into system ram causing problems, and this is being run on an SSD

    Also unavailable are numerous textures ive done myself for characters as well as normal maps and they are all loose files 0 compression which is whats killing me more than a few textures I am using custom 8192 x 8192 which puts a few single textures into the 100-200mb range.

    Ugrid doesnt hit vram hard
    it hits system memory and cpu

    not the best screenshot ever lol but for shits and giggles
    vram usage inside 1700-1800mb
    vram usage outside instant max fps drops like a rock lol

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