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I'm running a sweetfx profile and i love it during the day, it's not so cartoony but at night it's pretty dark. But the torch does well.
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Would you mind taking some screenshots?
I'd love to see how your game looks with all these mod or what ever you call them. smile.gif

It just removes the remaining aliasing present in Witcher 3, even if you use enable AA in Witcher 3 video options. FXAA + SMAA add some blur to the image, so I also use LumaSharpen, which is a Sharpening tool that offset SMAA and FXAA blur and works BETTER than in-game sharpening. I can post if you give me a 30-40 minutes - my upload speed is horrible.
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I'm running a sweetfx profile and i love it during the day, it's not so cartoony but at night it's pretty dark. But the torch does well.

I like having to use torches at night, it adds a layer of realism...to a fantasy game..yeah what ever, I like it real.


A few quick bits, yes sharpening on high is subjectively bad looking. Love it or hate it.

I noticed when I installed the 1.03 patch it left everything in ultra except it bumped textures to low for some reason, maybe thats why some people may be thinking the game looks worse after patch, that or sharpening.

I did notice a decent fps improvement and I can play with the hairfx on now with 680 classified sli, where before it was just about 10 fps too low to play, 25-35 fps, where now 35-50fps with it on.
 
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I like having to use torches at night, it adds a layer of realism...to a fantasy game..yeah what ever, I like it real.


A few quick bits, yes sharpening on high is subjectively bad looking. Love it or hate it.

I noticed when I installed the 1.03 patch it left everything in ultra except it bumped textures to low for some reason, maybe thats why some people may be thinking the game looks worse after patch, that or sharpening.

I did notice a decent fps improvement and I can play with the hairfx on now with 680 classified sli, where before it was just about 10 fps too low to play, 25-35 fps, where now 35-50fps with it on.

Wait are you saying you can't adjust textures back to Ultra? That the game changes Ultra textures to High? I did adjust my textures to Ultra within the game and haven't really seen a difference since the patch
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Wait are you saying you can't adjust textures back to Ultra? That the game changes Ultra textures to High? I did adjust my textures to Ultra within the game and haven't really seen a difference since the patch

no, I had to set it back to ultra.


I'm really enjoying the game, and graphics are stunning. Just that insane wind is annoying me still
Edited by Angrychair - 5/22/15 at 10:12am
 
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BTW, I am on GTX 980 and I cannot see ANY difference in FPS with HairWorks On and Off. I get the same 55-60fps with everything set to Ultra PLUS additional SweetFX SMAA, FXAA, and LumaSharpen.

Too bad you cant use FXAA and SMAA at the same time.
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I like having to use torches at night, it adds a layer of realism...to a fantasy game..yeah what ever, I like it real.


A few quick bits, yes sharpening on high is subjectively bad looking. Love it or hate it.

I noticed when I installed the 1.03 patch it left everything in ultra except it bumped textures to low for some reason, maybe thats why some people may be thinking the game looks worse after patch, that or sharpening.

I did notice a decent fps improvement and I can play with the hairfx on now with 680 classified sli, where before it was just about 10 fps too low to play, 25-35 fps, where now 35-50fps with it on.

Im afraid to walk around at night.... I should try this Torch you speak of.

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Here are the screenshots with ReShade SweetFX HQ SMAA + HQ FXAA (without SubPixel AA that blurs heavily) and LumaSharpen to offset slight SMAA + FXAA blur. LumaSharpen works better than in-game sharpening, which I disabled in-game options. Everything is set to Ultra + HairWorks @ 1080p. I apologize, I am NOT the best screenshot taker.

Here we go:




















My ReShade SweetFX settings:

SMAA
#define SMAA_THRESHOLD = 0.05
#define SMAA_MAX_SEARCH_STEPS = 98
#define SMAA_MAX_SEARCH_STEPS_DIAG = 16
#define SMAA_CORNER_ROUNDING = 0
The rest is default

FXAA (default)
#define FXAA_QUALITY__PRESET = 9
#define fxaa_Subpix = 0.000
#define fxaa_EdgeThreshold = 0.166
#define fxaa_EdgeThresholdMin = 0.000
The rest is default

LumaSharpen
#define sharp_strength = 1.35
#define sharp_clamp = 0.045
The rest is default. If you still think the game is not as sharp as it is when only in-game AA is enabled, then just increase the 2 values above until it is sharp enough for you or enable in-game sharpening.
Edited by MonarchX - 5/22/15 at 10:34am
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Too bad you cant use FXAA and SMAA at the same time.

YES you can. You cannot use MSAA + SMAA at the same time as it will remove some aliasing at the cost of creating some off aliasing in other places along with artifacts along the lines.
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OK, stupid question nobody managed to answer yet - HOW do you select Arbalet? I pressed every button on keyboard and it is impossible to select it. Is this a game bug?
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