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Don't recommend the Skyrim official HD textures.

post #1 of 13
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For 3gb file size, its a waste of bandwidth, and I honestly can't tell a difference, not even a small difference with or without them. If anyone wants a texture pack that you can actually tell a difference, just use the HD 2k texture pack on nexus.

http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=607
post #2 of 13
I certainly DO notice the difference. Especially in NPCs and primary surfaces.
   
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Most of the textures look as grainy and blocky as they did without the patch. I noticed a few rock types that looked a little better, and I went through several towns looking at the textures, 90% I'd say were not improved any. And the ones that were improved I had to look incredibly hard to see a difference, and it was minor at best. So what exactly did they do with 3gbs? Seriously I've seen better resolution textures in PS2 games. Its not as good as the HD- 2k textures. Which are 800mb compared to 3GBs.

Bioware released HD textures for Dragon Age 2 and those were a big improvement. I don't see that kind of improvement with Skyrim. And I was expecting something at least that good.
Edited by chaosblade02 - 2/16/12 at 7:52am
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I saw pics and it didn't look hardly different. I already downloaded the update so I guess I'll check it out the next time I'm giving someone the Fus Ro Dah!
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I noticed a difference in almost everything. Maybe you should schedule an appointment with your optometrist? That being said, there are better alternatives on Nexus for sure. The DLC is good for those less powerful systems as it has minimal performance impact.
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I noticed a difference in better textures in distance
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They look great on dragons. Still havent found a mod that upscales the vanilla dragons
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Here is a comparison between the two.

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I can tell the difference, it's kind of subtle in a lot of places, but generally things just look sharper and more defined.
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