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post #11 of 28
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Originally Posted by WaterMelnKidd;13559766 
Sorry but that's horrible advice...

I don't have a low end rig (other than the CPU), so why would I deal with low resolution... not worth playing a game unless it's at max / native resolution.

Also, I've followed the guide for tweaking the Oblivion.ini completely and I've used the stutter fix mod, but the fact still remains, at max graphics I'm on 15FPS inside the Imperial City.

I'll look for some more mods which improve performance but currently I'm looking to INCREASE the graphics quality, not decrease it.

look around TESNexus for a cpu optimizer mod, the game was badly coded for dul cores,so its just not using 2 or your cpu's, or you could tap up the freq of your cpu that might help slightly
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Originally Posted by JohnDProb;13559797 
look around TESNexus for a cpu optimizer mod, the game was badly coded for dul cores,so its just not using 2 or your cpu's, or you could tap up the freq of your cpu that might help slightly

I'll look for the CPU Optimizer, because as people might now the II X4 640 isn't the best overclocker in the world... I max out at 3.6GHz and that's completely unstable...
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Originally Posted by Asmodean;13559755 
By the time your actually done tweaking the thing, you don't even feel like playing it anymore lol.


This was very much the case with fallout 3/New Vegas as well.

Awful game engine. couldn't stand it.
post #14 of 28
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Originally Posted by Asmodean;13559755 
Obivion just needs some serious tweaking, i haven't installed it on my new rebuild yet, but i could maintain 35+ fps in oblivion on a phenom 9750, radeon 4870 1gb, with max settings, HDR, aa forced through CCC, and about 120+ mods. It takes maybe a bit too much more time then its actually worth though, to get it working relativly smoothly. By the time your actually done tweaking the thing, you don't even feel like playing it anymore lol.

Yeah, oblviion seems to play better on older machines, and i totally agree about the tweaking, takes ages.
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Originally Posted by Rhuarc;13559854 
Yeah, oblviion seems to play better on older machines, and i totally agree about the tweaking, takes ages.

I remember from ages ago their was a very good custom launcher that would tune performance very well
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Originally Posted by JohnDProb;13560119 
I remember from ages ago their was a very good custom launcher that would tune performance very well

I'm not looking for a program to lower my quality, I'm looking to keep this quality (the very highest possible) and still get playable framerates.
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Originally Posted by WaterMelnKidd;13560126 
I'm not looking for a program to lower my quality, I'm looking to keep this quality (the very highest possible) and still get playable framerates.

aint gonna happen
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I actually had issues with Oblivion on my old PC, it'd run fine without mods but once I started to add things into it it dropped wwaaayyy down, was completely unplayable. Once my new PC (sig) Oblivion is fine but again adding in some mods really kills it, you should probably decide if the mods are actually making the gameplay that much better, if you don't really see a difference dump that mod tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Murlocke;13559732 
The engine is BAD, and really I can't even play the game because it seems like you gotta deal with the default graphics, or have the engine break apart with the graphical mods. Everytime I start the game I get 60+ FPS, then it quickly starts dropping until I get about 15FPS.

Amen brother... Fallout 3 and New Vegas are 2 of my favorite games ever created for PC, but oh mah gawd does the engine suck. From terrible character animations to crashing a couple times an hour to running at crappy framerates compared to any other game of similar graphical quality, I wouldn't bother if it were any other game. mad.gif
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It's playable in the cities now, but it's at about 10 - 20 fps.
Still, it looks good... just not sure if the graphics are worth that much of a dive in FPS.

Here's the screenshot to show the graphics I'm on, just in case anyone was wondering...

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EDIT: I use 1920 x 1080, not 1600 x 900. It got resized.
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