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How do I fix that? I thought there was a FAQ on it but I couldn't find it.
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For a start, See if turning off HDR might fix it.
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How do I fix that? I thought there was a FAQ on it but I couldn't find it.
It's how they're supposed to look. More "realistic." Turn off HDR? Or try setting it to directX 8? Other than that I have no idea. I don't really mind it that much though, Looks kinda cool
    
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I don't think it's HDR, it's things like my fingernails and other things that don't normally reflect light... :\\
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Turn off any optimizations in ATi CC. Like, any. It might be optimizing the AF algorithm and crapping out IQ.
Try messing around with the AF (lower/raise) - that's the real cause.

Does it happen in other games? Hrm.
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I don't think it's HDR, it's things like my fingernails and other things that don't normally reflect light... :\\
Its not HDR because I turned mine off. I just dont like it and the only map that has it (which I never play) is nuke. I like it better with it off because it can make things hard to see in certain spots. The fingernail thing has been around for awhile, it happens usually when you're in a tunnel or underpass but with light in it. Like CT spawn on dust2 and in B tunnels in dust2. The shiny textures showed up after the last update. Its really bad in aztec. I dont like it personally because it looks very unrealistic, but its not that much of a deal.
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turn your shader quality to low, high makes textures look glossy (omg especially in cs_office's garage)
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Its winter so valve iced over everything >_>....... It kinda bugs me to you can turn of specular it kinda helps but i cant remeber the console cmd im sorry U_U.
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A screenshot would be awesome. However I know that mine looks the same way. I just deal with it, I think its how it is supposed to be. I mean, when were talking goofy graphic issues, lets not forget that this game uses terrorists with bandanas on their heads. Crazy, crazy I tell you
    
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I made a post about this a few days ago too......

Also it seems a lot ofteh textures have been smoothed over as well.....especially on the new T and CT models.
 
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