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I just finally fitted my 7800GT in and i'm wondering in the Nvidia settings for the display what are the best settings to get the most out of my card without overclocking it for now ? I've had a look and was going to fiddle about but i don't really know what anything means in it so could anyone give me some advice please ?
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C'mon someone must know what all the options that looks like this do ?
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Uncheck the boxes for better performence, but you'll get an uglier picture
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post #4 of 8
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Originally Posted by bentrinh
Uncheck the boxes for better performence, but you'll get an uglier picture
My games seemed worse with them unchecked So there's noone out here on the whole forums who doesn't know what all the tick boxes mean and can tell me what to tick & what not to tick for optimal settings ?
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post #5 of 8
antialiasing gets rid of the zigzags but with lots less performance, anisotropic makes the texture more visible and doesent blur it from a distance, well not blur it but just doesen't detail it as much

turn antialiasing off and anisotropic to 2x or triliniar...that will give you better performance
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it'll be slightly different for each rig and game. no one can tell you exactly what will work best on your pc. you're on your own to find that out.
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post #7 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by soloz2
it'll be slightly different for each rig and game. no one can tell you exactly what will work best on your pc. you're on your own to find that out.
what about the max frames to render ahead option ? Whats a good number ? it's on 3 atm but i'm guessing that's not good ?
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post #8 of 8
it's easy with a 7800GT you really don't need to bother, as all games will run just fine on high settings, if you really want a bost in performance just grab a set of modified forceware drivers

http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?id=2

i don't know which are best, but i like using X-Treme G they tend to get the best performance for me.
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