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1) Do you guys suggest I play it through 1st without any mods the 1st time or jump right in with mods?

2) Which mods do you suggest? I'm thinking icenhancer for one. My system is in my sig ... keep in mind, the 480 is a soc version which is about the same performance as a 580

3) Is it true I won't be able to use MSI Afterburner while the game is running?
    
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1) Jump right in with the graphics mod (your gpu is a beast)

link to graphics mod http://www.overclock.net/video-game-...realistic.html
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1) Do you guys suggest I play it through 1st without any mods the 1st time or jump right in with mods?

2) Which mods do you suggest? I'm thinking icenhancer for one. My system is in my sig ... keep in mind, the 480 is a soc version which is about the same performance as a 580

3) Is it true I won't be able to use MSI Afterburner while the game is running?
i couldnt run with the ienchancer...end up ive to run it vanilla...
 
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i couldnt run with the ienchancer...end up ive to run it vanilla...
Sure runs nice and smooth for me.
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Mod it.... I use the ICEhancer... Runs great.

You will need to turn off afterburner... The game wil just crash at start otherwise...
 
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I don't use any enchancers, have just replaced some car models and installed a trainer, but that's about it. Either way, it's a hella good game.
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post #7 of 17
First playthough with ICEhancer will be awesome, although I have a bug where cutscenes are too bright with it.

I've heard of gpu's hitting above normal temps with it though, so keep an eye on it.
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First playthough with ICEhancer will be awesome, although I have a bug where cutscenes are too bright with it.

I've heard of gpu's hitting above normal temps with it though, so keep an eye on it.
Do you need to disable afterburner only if you use mods? I just installed this game last night, played around for 30 minutes and did not experience any crashes with afterburner/no mods.
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Play it without mods untill you get bored

Search for mods which seem fun

install them

???

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post #10 of 17
Get a mod for real street names, car names. then mod cars then iechancer... and then have fun!

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