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Hell, this looks too good. I'll go a step further here and say that Modded C1 looks better than all current 2010-2011 games.
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looks like Guru3d doesn't have the Real Lifesis mod anymore.

You can get it from here: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=WHFYVMS7
is this a false positive?

Win32/packed.exeScript.F trojan

Is this your upload?
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is this a false positive?

Win32/packed.exeScript.F trojan

Is this your upload?
I just installed it, no problems.
Avast see it as clean.
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I guess it must be a flase positive. I'll report back
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That 80FPS-100FPS quote seems a bit high, even if it's 720p (which it probably is, the majority of 32" HDTVs are, as mine is).

I've done alot of testing across a wide variety of resolutions/aspect ratios in Crysis while watching how the frame rate reacts. This game is so shader intensive at maximum settings, that due to it applying shaders on a per object basis, the frame rate drops on scenes which are shader limited more than bandwidth limited (which happens alot with today's cards that have enough bandwidth). The reason is, the wider aspect ratio has more to draw. It's so bad that in it these cases, 1280x720 performs worse than 1600x1200. So even being a low resolution, the aspect ratio comes into play with demands. What this means is, in those cases, even at lower resolutions, you should be seeing drops, so I find that 80FPS-100FPS average a bit high.

If you really want to kill performance though, look into CVARs and dialing up the draw distances and such, TODs/configurations, etc., etc.
Edited by Princess Garnet - 5/16/11 at 10:19am
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This might be a stupid question but I downloaded the mod pack that contains 15th janurary 2010RELI-6.tod, and I can't figure out how to install it. The only instructions that I found online said to match up a TOD file with the corresponding level in the sandbox editor (having to uninstall all texture mods in the process?) but this file name doesn't include a level. What do I do with it?
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That 80FPS-100FPS quote seems a bit high, even if it's 720p (which it probably is, the majority of 32" HDTVs are, as mine is).

I've done alot of testing across a wide variety of resolutions/aspect ratios in Crysis while watching how the frame rate reacts. This game is so shader intensive at maximum settings, that due to it applying shaders on a per object basis, the frame rate drops on scenes which are shader limited more than bandwidth limited (which happens alot with today's cards that have enough bandwidth). The reason is, the wider aspect ratio has more to draw. It's so bad that in it these cases, 1280x720 performs worse than 1600x1200. So even being a low resolution, the aspect ratio comes into play with demands. What this means is, in those cases, even at lower resolutions, you should be seeing drops, so I find that 80FPS-100FPS average a bit high.

If you really want to kill performance though, look into CVARs and dialing up the draw distances and such, TODs/configurations, etc., etc.
Hes running it at 720p 1280x , 6970 is capable of that easily .. frames will drop in half once ur at 1080p .

He should average 45-50 fps depending on the map at 1080p on very high with no AA ..with AA it will dip into the high 20's and highs in the mid 40's .
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In term of "best", try this combination:
1. Real Loaded.
2. Rygel Texture. (Optional)
3. Real Lifesis.
Install as given order. After that, start the game, crank up res and AA and see

Have fun.
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Hes running it at 720p 1280x , 6970 is capable of that easily .. frames will drop in half once ur at 1080p .

He should average 45-50 fps depending on the map at 1080p on very high with no AA ..with AA it will dip into the high 20's and highs in the mid 40's .
Well, I'm not specifically doubting the performance in general being fast. That I can believe. However, it seems some people underestimate Crysis/overestimate how much extra performance the lower resolution will bring.

Crysis is a special case. With today's video cards that aren't as bandwidth limited, and with Crysis being such a shader heavy game by applying shaders on a per surface basis (meaning wider aspect ratios with larger a FOV has alot more for Crysis to draw/shade), the result is that you're sometimes no longer bandwidth bottlenecked in those cases/scenes but rather GPU/shader starved, and in that case, FPS numbers for resolution doesn't scale how you might first expect, so this sometimes happens.













Note that these results depend heavily on the exact scene, as not all scenes exhibit this trend and behavior (I should do more testing but it seemed shader heavy scenes, especially those with more water, seemed especially partial to react this way).

Anyway, don't want to take the thread off course since it's about making Crysis look good. It's just an interesting little trend I stumbled upon. It confused me since benchmarks didn't show this trend, but then again, benchmarks often show just one variable (either maximum or average).
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Thanks everyone for replies, I've added in the Realsis mod and the Rygel high def texture mod, the realsis did nothing but Rygel dropped the FPS down by about 40, maxes at 62 now, bottoms at 35
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