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Update 1.3 for Skyrim is now available on Steam and is being submitted to Sony and Microsoft. As soon as we have more information on the update hitting PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, we’ll let everyone know. Below are the release notes for the update:

Update 1.3 Notes (all platforms unless specified)

General stability improvements
Optimize performance for Core 2 Duo CPUs (PC)
Fixed Radiant Story incorrectly filling certain roles
Fixed magic resistances not calculating properly
Fixed issue with placing books on bookshelves inside player purchased homes
Fixed dragon animation issues with saving and loading
Fixed Y-look input to scale correctly with framerate
We’re also planning on rolling out support for 4-Gigabyte Tuning (Large Address Aware) next week for our PC users. Stay tuned!

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Glad to see the next patch will have an official 4GB patch.
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That Y sensitivity thing was really annoying in dungeons...
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I don't get why people care about the 4GB patch that much. I applied, because why not, but it didn't affect performance at all. What game uses more than 2GB of RAM? Unless it counts VRAM, as well, which I guess could be beneficial for ultra-high-res setups.
    
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Good to see support here from the Devs.
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I don't get why people care about the 4GB patch that much. I applied, because why not, but it didn't affect performance at all. What game uses more than 2GB of RAM? Unless it counts VRAM, as well, which I guess could be beneficial for ultra-high-res setups.

The mods will push the game over 2GB ram iirc. Elder Scrolls games have traditionally had a substantial modding community.
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I completed the game perfectly fine and without any memory issues with only the 2GB availability. I didn't even get a single CTD. The only real bugs I encountered were the dragon corpses stalking me and the Esbern mission bug.

Still, a fix is better than no fix.
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Better performance on Core 2 Duos? YAYY!!! wheee.gif
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I completed the game perfectly fine and without any memory issues with only the 2GB availability. I didn't even get a single CTD. The only real bugs I encountered were the dragon corpses stalking me and the Esbern mission bug.

Still, a fix is better than no fix.

You use any mods at all? The game is pretty much unplayable without the 4GB enabler, especially with hi-res texture mods. Guaranteed crash to desktop.
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Admittedly no, I didn't use any mods. I just played the game bone stock.
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I don't get why people care about the 4GB patch that much. I applied, because why not, but it didn't affect performance at all. What game uses more than 2GB of RAM? Unless it counts VRAM, as well, which I guess could be beneficial for ultra-high-res setups.

After heavy modding the game requires more ram for Hi-Res textures and more items, my game was consistently crashing until i applied it and now its incredibly stable
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