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It won't show exactly full usage when it's actually full. Yours is full dude.

So how do others know when they are full if this is true?
The software records the MAX usage, even if the average was to decrease,,,,,if it was full.
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So how do others know when they are full if this is true?
The software records the MAX usage, even if the average was to decrease,,,,,if it was full.

Because it will be very close to actual limit and you'll experience obvious performance issues because of it. I've never had a card show 100% down to the last MB, but they were full. My 570, which has 1280MB, never exceeds 1270MB and I know it's full. Every card is a little different.

That being said, there is a chance you are right and your actually using just under the full amount, but not likely considering you'll be using more when outside the cities in the wilderness areas.

My computer is 'ancient' so I won't have any of the compression test results for a few hours.
Edited by Slightly skewed - 1/12/12 at 2:40pm
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Forgot to post my results as I left it running over night - went through that STEP guide and installed so much gear....
So I went from 3.89GB to 3.25GB - That just goes to show how badly some mods are bloated and packaged, this causes massive lag and VRAM drama's. All you do is point this tool to your textures folder (I would backup textures first by just renaming it) and then hit process... it will take a while. I usually process the output to a different hard drive for speed sake. Then move that folder into data\textures

Thanks. Notice any difference in game?

Definitely, the texture memory is at 1478MB instead of 1509MB, Whiterun however forces the VRAM to max and always has done, outside is fine.
    
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FXAA Injector


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FXAAinstaller.zip 278k .zip file


FXAAprofile.zip 99k .zip file


Run the installer in the first file. Once it's done it's job then extract the profile into your Skyrim directory, overwriting when prompted.

That will give you something along the lines of the more cooler looking screenshots you see in this thread. Like mine and Milanders.

I did this thumb.gif
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And the game looks so much better than what I'd come up with biggrin.gif
Plus, I hadn't enabled SLI. And it still ran at 60fps for most of the time!

Question!
Can I still add mods? I'm guessing I can, but don't want to wreck it all again tongue.gif
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I did this thumb.gif
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And the game looks so much better than what I'd come up with biggrin.gif
Plus, I hadn't enabled SLI. And it still ran at 60fps for most of the time!
Question!
Can I still add mods? I'm guessing I can, but don't want to wreck it all again tongue.gif

Yup MODS wont effect the shader and lightning, only textures on objects.
    
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I did this thumb.gif
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And the game looks so much better than what I'd come up with biggrin.gif
Plus, I hadn't enabled SLI. And it still ran at 60fps for most of the time!
Question!
Can I still add mods? I'm guessing I can, but don't want to wreck it all again tongue.gif

Yup MODS wont effect the shader and lightning, only textures on objects.



What Milamber said. FXAA Injector is a seperate application.

 

@ Milamber: How exactly should I use this Compressonator tool? I have my texture folder backed up but have no idea how to set it up to do the whole folder at once or what exactly I should be doing with the files (obviously compress but as in what to do with all the options, etc).

 


Edited by Lifeshield - 1/12/12 at 3:50pm
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On the compression tool, i now see more VRAM usage?
On the dropdown menu half way down the page of the tool, do i have to select a file type?
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On the compression tool, i now see more VRAM usage?
On the dropdown menu half way down the page of the tool, do i have to select a file type?

I'd like to know as well. I just went with the default settings.
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I'd like to know as well. I just went with the default settings.

So did i and not much happened tbh. Just slight compression. It also killed my no more blocky faces mod!
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