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Draug armor is not really worth crafting at all in my opinion. You can only craft it when u kill The Visitor in lifting the curse quest and that is at the end of chapter 2. At the start of chapter 3 u get Vran armor which is approx 2x better than Draug.
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Originally Posted by MilosKralj;13876104 
Draug armor is not really worth crafting at all in my opinion. You can only craft it when u kill The Visitor in lifting the curse quest and that is at the end of chapter 2. At the start of chapter 3 u get Vran armor which is approx 2x better than Draug.

good to know, I'll keep that in mind
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Originally Posted by raizooor3;13875475 
Doesn't say.., I have the Zero Weight Mod installed. Mb thats why?

Someone already answered this question before I posted. You can open the map and go to one of the crafters, then talk to crafter. Then you can select whichever weapon, armor, trap to make if you have both the ingredients and the recipe in your inventory.
    
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Originally Posted by MilosKralj;13876104 
Draug armor is not really worth crafting at all in my opinion. You can only craft it when u kill The Visitor in lifting the curse quest and that is at the end of chapter 2. At the start of chapter 3 u get Vran armor which is approx 2x better than Draug.

Where's this Vran armor? I didn't see it.
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down the sewers along with addan deith

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Thanks!
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I watch the core activity and cpu usage on my G15 keyboard while playing. During many parts of the game I do have 98-99% GPU usage, only occasionally will it drop to the 50's.

And how do you know that these GPU usage drops are not being caused by a CPU bottleneck occurring at the times when they happen? And if you say it's because you don't have 100% total usage on your CPU at the time, that is not evidence of it, because this game cannot not even completely use 3 cores (aka 75% of your CPU total). This means you could CPU BN at anywhere between 50% and 75% total CPU usage.

EDIT: After I made the above statements, I decided to comb the web to see if I could find correlation to my own studies that showed the game only using between 2 and 3 cores. And low and behold ... proof that having more the 3 cores does nothing. Which means that you'll NEVER see 100% usage on a quad, and that once you're getting close to 75% total usage across all cores ... you are looking at CPU bottlenecking kicking in wink.gif
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God this game runs like **** now.

Not sure if it's the patches or driver updates to try and fix the game. Game is so choppy, no matter what settings, no matter how many GPUs. It's like playing an online game with extreme lag.
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hy guys i have a strange problem!

in chapter 3 when philippa eilhart should open her case and giv to me a dagger.... she become a bird and fly.... and she become a monster... and the fight starts....

THERE IS NO MONSTER! INSTEAD OF IT, THERE IS A BUNCH OF CHICKENS!

AND THEY APPEAR OVER AND OVER.... I CANT SEE MONSTER AT ALL AND I CANT DO ANYTHING!

WHAT IS THIS??
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Originally Posted by brettjv;13878290 
And how do you know that these GPU usage drops are not being caused by a CPU bottleneck occurring at the times when they happen? And if you say it's because you don't have 100% total usage on your CPU at the time, that is not evidence of it, because this game cannot not even completely use 3 cores (aka 75% of your CPU total). This means you could CPU BN at anywhere between 50% and 75% total CPU usage.

EDIT: After I made the above statements, I decided to comb the web to see if I could find correlation to my own studies that showed the game only using between 2 and 3 cores. And low and behold ... proof that having more the 3 cores does nothing. Which means that you'll NEVER see 100% usage on a quad, and that once you're getting close to 75% total usage across all cores ... you are looking at CPU bottlenecking kicking in wink.gif

I never expected to see 100% on all 4 cores. My claim was only I'm not being CPU bottlenecked. Per what you said 75% cpu usage would initiate the cpu bottleneck. I've only seen 50-55% cpu usage, not 75%. I'm not sure why you think I'm being bottlenecked when driver issues are a much more realistic reason. A single 6950 1GB bottlenecked by a 2500k @ 4.5 is not gonna happen.
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