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Replace the "atimgpud.dll" file with the "atiumdag.dll" file that you can download here.

Don't just add it to the Skyrim folder, make sure to remove the "atimgpud.dll" file! As soon as I did that my FPS rocketed. This is by the far the best increase I have come across yet. Better than changing the name of the exe or using Radeon Pro.

Before:
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After:
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Or...

Navigate to the Skyrim folder in Steamapps and rename TESV.exe in your Skyrim directory to Fallout3.exe.

Or...

Install Radeon Pro and use the Crysis profile. Do not force anything else in Radeon Pro, leave everything else as unchecked (CPU Affinity etc actually lowers framerates). You can also try the Oblivion profile but I found it caused bad microstuttering.

None of these fixes had any microstuttering.

Let me know if any of these fixes work for any of you guys.
Edited by Lifeshield - 11/16/11 at 4:46am
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Good find mate. But most of us have doubled frame rates buy using the RadeonPro + Oblivion profile method.
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Actually renaming the .exe worked perfectly. All of those .dll files did nothing for my quad-fire setup.
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Nothing in that thread ever worked for me.
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Originally Posted by Droopz View Post

Good find mate. But most of us have doubled frame rates buy using the RadeonPro + Oblivion profile method.

I just tried this and while the framerate was right up there (over 60FPS) I suffered from seriously bad microstutter (it was like I was suffering from lag).

So I messed around with some of the other profiles and ended up finding a different profile that actually worked for me. Running the Crysis profile I get respectable FPS and zero microstutter.

Worth a try.
Edited by Lifeshield - 11/15/11 at 5:12am
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This actually worked very well for me. Crossfire is definitely on now with Ultra (60+, was 20-30 before) and game runs 100+ FPS for me on stock High settings.

The only issue I run into is if I run the launcher (i.e. the one which brings up graphics/data files config menu) i need to rename the main game exe back to TESV for any changes to take effect since the launcher won't launch the exe when it's called Fallout3. Is there a way to tweak the launcher to point to Fallout3.exe in the config files somewhere?
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This actually worked very well for me. Crossfire is definitely on now with Ultra (60+, was 20-30 before) and game runs 100+ FPS for me on stock High settings.
The only issue I run into is if I run the launcher (i.e. the one which brings up graphics/data files config menu) i need to rename the main game exe back to TESV for any changes to take effect since the launcher won't launch the exe when it's called Fallout3. Is there a way to tweak the launcher to point to Fallout3.exe in the config files somewhere?

If you want to change settings run the launcher, change your settings, then exit (don't launch the game) and run the modified exe.

Have both as shortcuts on your desktop to make it a faster proccess aswell.
Edited by Lifeshield - 11/15/11 at 3:41am
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Nothing in that thread ever worked for me.

Really? Cause this same fix is in the main post of that thread.
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Really? Cause this same fix is in the main post of that thread.

It is now that thread has been edited (I admittedly didn't notice he had even edited it until I went to post my own findings in there after that last post you're quoting). This fix wasn't in that thread the last time I viewed it. The OP edited it in. I found the fix suggested here originally.

I tried his Bioshock AA profile suggestion earlier today and that worked also though it offered less performance gain than using the Crysis CrossFireX profile or Fallout3.exe.
Edited by Lifeshield - 11/15/11 at 4:48am
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