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Oblivion shuts down PC?

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My Oblivion just arrived today.

Installed fine.

Rebooted.

Then select 'new game' and then type in a character name etc and you click Accept.

As sson as the game is about to load the qwhole PC turns off...lol

Any ideas?
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I've heard that Oblivion is very sensitive to unstable overclocks?

Are your OC's completely stable? (As in 24 hours OCCT/Prime/Orthos?)
    
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Ok it works now but I had to turn the HDR thing off?

Well at least I think that was casuing some kind of problem.







post #4 of 12
See if you can fix it without turning off HDR the game looks heaps better with it on.
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ok thanks! Will try the settings...this is the first time ever I have played this and I didnt think it looked that good?

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Are you trying to use HDR + AA? I know that the nVidia 7-series could not do both, and I have not tried with the 8-series yet.
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post #7 of 12
the 8 series can do both, try patching and setting the game to very high at your desktop resolution..

i play on high @ 1280 x 1024 on my crap 6800 gt and it runs okay, looks nice too
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I don't think that you have all of the settings turned up. Turn it up yo.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bdattilo View Post
Are you trying to use HDR + AA? I know that the nVidia 7-series could not do both, and I have not tried with the 8-series yet.
The 8 series has that all fixed and can do HDR with AA.
post #10 of 12
Wow that does look a bit shabby lol.

Is your AA all the way up? It looks like it has a lot of aliasing..

Also try download Qarl's Texture Pack (the latest version)

It's a MASSIVE upgrade to the textures, and requires a card with 512MB which I think you have
    
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