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http://www.atomicmpc.com.au/article.asp?CIID=36546

Awesome tweaking guide i found whilst reading up on Oblivion before i buy it Happy reading!

This is another good guide on what kind of performance you should be getting... http://www.firingsquad.com/hardware/...ce/default.asp

ATi Crossfire users might want to take a look @ the conclusion. Theres a little tweak to give you a massive chunk more performance. (Only for crossfire though)

UPDATE: http://www.atomicmpc.com.au/article.asp?CIID=36919 Optimising Oblivion v3
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Holy flying moose, you like quadrupled my rep!! Thank you sir!
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That's because I felt you deserved it
 
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Yay!

Makes sense that the first truely helpful thing i have done gets me rep.

I posted this link in another thread and kinda highjacker it. I then realised that it wouldn't get seen there, so i made a spedial thread for it.

I'm going to go get my copy of it tomorrow, although i still wont have the 7900GTX till next week. hopefully monday/tuesday. Im hoping that with all low settings, and some tweaking, i might be able to get it to run on my 6200. Although after looking at some of those benchmarks, it seems highly unlikely.

I presume its possible to have HDR and AA totally turned off? If so i might be in with a chance If not, ill just have to wait for my 7900GTX to arrive. its been 1 week+ already, and it feels like i've been waiting a month. Hope it arrives on monday

Found another great heap of info on settings. Theres a good bit about the view scale, and distant lands on/off setting.
http://www.gamespot.com/features/6147127/index.html

EDIT: Aftet fully reading the last linked, It seems with everything on lowest settings @ 1024x800 my 6200TC should get 25Fps. That'll be ok for a couple of days till the 7900GTX. Plus it will make me appreciate the 7900GTX more, as i can go from lowest, to highest
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Here is a strange thing I noticed with my card:
I enabled AF and set it to 4x, and now I get 25-60FPS in cities during the day time. Before it was like 17-55FPS with everyone walking around the streets in that one city near the Black Marsh.
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Thats quite strange. Can anyone else try the game with it on and off? To see if they get the same effect.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Some_Idiot2
Here is a strange thing I noticed with my card:
I enabled AF and set it to 4x, and now I get 25-60FPS in cities during the day time. Before it was like 17-55FPS with everyone walking around the streets in that one city near the Black Marsh.
It turns off HDR when you turn on AA. So that might be why.
    
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Here is another good tweak guide:
http://www.tweakguides.com/Oblivion_1.html
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Spooky, he said AF, not AA. But it would make more sense if he said AA. I thought AA would give lower frame rates than HDR.
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