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Your GPU itsself is just struggling and maybe the Vram. I struggle with a single 580!

Eh, I don't think so. It only happens in the really cpu intensive areas like towns and cities.
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do you guys use companions much? would you recommend it, or does the later parts of the game really need it? i've being doing most things lone wolf, i kinda prefer it that way. less to worry about. i didnt wanna bring a companion with me then have them die in a dragon fight or something, especially if they were an important character later in the game or something.

It really depends. If you are playing a stealth character, then followers are a burden if anything. Followers will blunder through each and every trap and alert all your enemies provided they are not good at sneaking or do not have muffled boots. Until Bethesda addresses AOE FF, they will also go down or aggro you if you hit them with an attack or spell. I decimated my entire army on my Summoner save with a couple of ill placed chain lightnings. If you are playing an in your face character or some sort of caster, followers can be great, especially early game when you need a decoy to take enemy aggro. For casters however, if you are going Wizard as opposed to Cleric or Illusionist, you will want to lose your follower once you are able to spam master level spells since all of them have a huge AOE.

PS Important NPC's are typically flagged as essential and cannot die to non-player aggro. If you are concerned, you can also make them essential through the use of console commands.
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Just beat the main quest in 31 hours. Went full out mage. Now to do endless sidequests until Fallout 4 hits shelves.
    
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Eh, I don't think so. It only happens in the really cpu intensive areas like towns and cities.

Well there you go then. It's the coding in the same.

Well i've just tried tesval with skse, still got stutter after a full system format. This is stupid now.
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Well there you go then. It's the coding in the same.
Well i've just tried tesval with skse, still got stutter after a full system format. This is stupid now.

Brad,

As bad as it sucks to say, at some point you are going to have to accept not having a solid 60fps with no stuttering at all times. This isn't a game that was more properly and lovingly coded like BF3 where you can just throw more and more PC muscle at it (like your 2x 580's) to make it run better. Skyrim and Oblivion before it were always buggy, poorly coded works of genius that are fun even though Bethesda is sloppy. I feel ya, but the best we can do is make it look as good as possible and accept the weird frame spikes and stuttering for now. Maybe after the CK comes out and more time passes, we will get a fix (from the modding community obviously not Bethesda...). Just look at TESVAL and skyboost! Those were a good start and the future is looking up!
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Brad,
As bad as it sucks to say, at some point you are going to have to accept not having a solid 60fps with no stuttering at all times. This isn't a game that was more properly and lovingly coded like BF3 where you can just throw more and more PC muscle at it (like your 2x 580's) to make it run better. Skyrim and Oblivion before it were always buggy, poorly coded works of genius that are fun even though Bethesda is sloppy. I feel ya, but the best we can do is make it look as good as possible and accept the weird frame spikes and stuttering for now. Maybe after the CK comes out and more time passes, we will get a fix (from the modding community obviously not Bethesda...). Just look at TESVAL and skyboost! Those were a good start and the future is looking up!

Yeah, i just don't understand why some people with lots of mods get better performance than my version at normal graphics....
I take it that some areas stutter and some areas don't?
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Yeah, i just don't understand why some people with lots of mods get better performance than my version at normal graphics....
I take it that some areas stutter and some areas don't?

It's completely and totally random except for the fact that it will stutter in/around/near cities no matter what (even with boost and tesval).
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Just beat the main quest in 31 hours. Went full out mage. Now to do endless sidequests until Fallout 4 hits shelves.

If it hits shelves. Interplay and Bethesda are locked tight in their legal battle now, and Interplay may win the rights back. They've apparently reached some sort of settlement.
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