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So as for vram this game is awesome, with a mix of high/ultra (terrain,detail and texture on ultra) Im only using 1.6gb of vram out of my 2.


One thing I've noticed that this game runs my card HOOOOOOOOT, like throttling unless I have a giant fan next to my case. Even when throttling before using the fan, I'd get 30+ fps, when Im not throttling my avg is closer to 40's, until my pc shuts itself off... tongue.gif


Also I was reading the 1.03 patch notes, it says that they " Boosted texture anisotropy sampling to 16x on Ultra preset"
As of now I've been forcing 16x through the driver since I'm using a custom mix should I keep it through the driver or will having textures on ultra give me the 16x aniso, or is it the ultra preset only?
     
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I have all the witcher games you know and i cant play them, I like the game world but that's it, The character bores me to death and its not because i prefer create your own character games but i just dont get on with him.... And its really hard to play a RPG with a main character that you dont like and have no interest in any further development of that character.

Just sayin... I would like to play the games, but its just so unattractive to me for this reason.

Try reading the books maybe. They are a fantastic read. Think there are 4 books translated to English from Polish as of now. Maybe that'll help you get into the series and care more about The White Wolf and Co. If not, then I guess the series just isn't for you and at least you'll know for certain after trying most everything.
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7970 is a 3GB card.. but ok.

Your posts consistently seem unnecessarily laden with innate rudeness throughout this thread. Why?
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Try reading the books maybe. They are a fantastic read. Think there are 4 books translated to English from Polish as of now. Maybe that'll help you get into the series and care more about The White Wolf and Co. If not, then I guess the series just isn't for you and at least you'll know for certain after trying most everything.
Your posts consistently seem unnecessarily laden with innate rudeness throughout this thread. Why?

He has no Couth.

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352.86 drivers seemed to have stopped causing TDR errors for me. I think they occurred due to Chrome usage...

I just started playing Novigrad map after visiting the King or whoever along with Yennifer. I am overburdened and I can't find a place to sell my stuff! I went through 3 villages already! There is this little town with Bloody Baron, but the gate to that section is barred and guards are not talk-able. WTH? That place has a Smith and I NEED to get to him!

This game IS NOT Open-Ended like Skyrim at all. You can't just go anywhere...each map has its limits and you can only visit them. Like on the first map, going anywhere further than the map allows will trigger Geralt saying "Dragons out there. No need to go further", followed by the map loading and turning you back. This is still a HUB-based game. You also cannot kill NPC's AFAIK!

Russian localization is REALLY good in this game. Its close to Polish than to English, which makes it feel much more authentic.
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I had some crashes early on with patch 1.02 until I adjusted my CPU voltage up and GPU overclocks down and upped fan controls. Since then I've played at least 14 hours no crashes.

Patch 1.03 seems to have brought me from 85-95 FPS to 95-105+ FPS, I'm guessing due to their HairWorks optimizations. I run max settings (sharpening set to medium) @ 1080p 144Hz G-Sync w/SLI GTX 980. Hardware cursor off. Unlimited FPS; no V-Sync (duh). Latest Nvidia driver.

Looks like the improved Hairworks for Nvidia cards not for AMD's workaround cards rolleyes.gif

Oh well, game is still manageable at 40fps with HW for me on my R9 290. WOuld have loved to see it at 50fps. Could always turn it on only when I face furry creatures
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Is it sad that I really enjoy playing Gwent? It's like a simplified version of MtG. I think it took me ten tries to beat the woman at Blood Baron's fort, that monster deck of her's was pretty nasty.
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Is it sad that I really enjoy playing Gwent? It's like a simplified version of MtG. I think it took me ten tries to beat the woman at Blood Baron's fort, that monster deck of her's was pretty nasty.

Olivier at the Inn in North Novigrad. I played him a few times until I finally had him. I pulled an Oberyn and got cocky, danced around him and played the rest of my cards. I already had him beat but I wanted to keep stacking my score. I completely lapsed in judgement and played the "clear weather" card. I've never raged so hard.

But yes, Gwent has hooked me when I thought it wouldn't.
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Is 3rd-person view the only way to play this game?
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Is 3rd-person view the only way to play this game?

No.
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Yes
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Is 3rd-person view the only way to play this game?
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No.

Yes, unless there is a mod already out...
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