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Is it noisy? and how much % goes it as max?
No, I've never even heard it. Course, I have a ton a fans on my case making plenty of cover noise lol.

% as fan percentage? I'm not sure. I'll run some skyrim and find out, lol.
 

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The hottest card I ever owned was my 4870x2, and it would hit 70c. At that point it would just crash. I always hear people say 90 - 100c max for cards, but thats the hottest card I have ever owned and it wouldn't even get close to those number before it got upset and just gave up.
Lol, my 4870x2s would load at 95+
 
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@Aleksander Dishnica: The fan doesn't seem to ever go higher than about 45-55%, with temps happily at about 55-60. In 3dmark11 it only got to 51c, with the fans at 35%.


Back to the game: I don't have dawnguard, don't plan on getting it till theres a sale at least 25% off. But I found out that mods that say "for dawnguard only" in microscopic fine print only work if you have dawnguard lol. I spent about 4 hours trying to figure out why skyrim was suddenly crashing at the main menu, finally decided that it was a mod and then disabled them all one by one to find the offender. And then I look at the description of it once I find it and it says, "Dawnguard only, if used without dawnguard, game will crash." I swear that wasn't there when I downloaded it; I feel dumb
 
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I know it was mentioned somewhere else in the forum already, but a reminder for those interested in dawnguard that green- man gaming has skyrim Dawnguard for $16 with code PCGMR-GREEN-SUMMR

Edit: That's Dawnguard forn $16, not Skyrim. My bad.
 
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I know it was mentioned somewhere else in the forum already, but a reminder for those interested in dawnguard that green- man gaming has skyrim Dawnguard for $16 with code PCGMR-GREEN-SUMMR

Edit: That's Dawnguard forn $16, not Skyrim. My bad.
Dangit, I didnt see this. I wouldve bought it.
 
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More DLC already? WTF? . . . ugh, I hate all this DLC bullcrap. Full-blown expansion packs are nice, but DLC is just annoying.
 
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I just killed first dragon :D, starting to like this game,wont purchase any DLC before I finish main game :)
 

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Dawnguard seems to be quite a VERY big DLC so far.
 
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I just killed first dragon :D, starting to like this game,wont purchase any DLC before I finish main game :)
Lol. I dont have DLC either. Waiting for a good deal.

But yeah, this game is wonderful. Just finished my third playthrough of the main story, after I left off skyrim entirely for about 3 months. The ending was even more epic this time. I also just passed 270 hours, and still finding new quests all the time.
 
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yea this new DLC seems to be more about bringing what mods gave PC users to the console users and nothing more.
 
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yea this new DLC seems to be more about bringing what mods gave PC users to the console users and nothing more.
Except for crossbows. Other than that, lol, Im not very interested in dawnguard. The vampire/werewolf theme doesnt interest me
 
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There should be a mod like THIS. A mod where you play through the game as a guard advancing through the ranks from town to town taking down murderers, thieves, and other baddies in and around the towns.

Thought I'd post this again if anyone missed it :D

 
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Pull the animal over.
 
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Getting back into skyrim.

Love the ENB im using (Superb) but I don't like my .ini settings.

Anyone have a really good looking yet maxed out .ini? I want to be able to see grass from afar as well as everything else.

PLEASE! Who has a great .ini they can share? I don't want ugrids 9 though... 7 is good. Although I can change that myself just warn me.
 

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I don't want ugrids 9 though... 7 is good. Although I can change that myself just warn me.
Be careful about ugrids. If you change it to a higher value, the games you save at that higher value won't work if you later decide to switch to a lower value. Test it out thoroughly before deciding which value to continue the game on!
 
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Be careful about ugrids. If you change it to a higher value, the games you save at that higher value won't work if you later decide to switch to a lower value. Test it out thoroughly before deciding which value to continue the game on!
I'm on 7 right now. That is why I shall keep it 7. Thanks for the warning though.
 

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You could try 9. Only just try it out in the open like for example on the outside of Whiterun, run a little bit in the countryside, and quit. Just don't let yourself let carried away and remember that any save game you save on 9 will not work on 7.

I tried the above myself, went up to 11 but that froze everything! So I'm using 9 now. Sometimes the fps goes down to 40 but I can deal with that :) Eyecandy ftw!!
 
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You could try 9. Only just try it out in the open like for example on the outside of Whiterun, run a little bit in the countryside, and quit. Just don't let yourself let carried away and remember that any save game you save on 9 will not work on 7.

I tried the above myself, went up to 11 but that froze everything! So I'm using 9 now. Sometimes the fps goes down to 40 but I can deal with that :) Eyecandy ftw!!
Can you share your .ini's? I do my testing outside of whiterun as well and I see half grass half no grass :(
 

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Can you share your .ini's? I do my testing outside of whiterun as well and I see half grass half no grass :(
I only modified ugrids to 9, everything else in both .ini's is vanilla.
Didn't dare to do more since I also use a lot of texture mods, and play at 2560x1440 :ohwell:

Edit: what do you mean by half grass half no grass? Can you post a screen-shot?