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Yea that's the one, though there is a v1.4 out.
The ENB can be a bit taxing on some systems, and I have no experience with that, that's Milamber and Lifeshield's department wink.gif
With the Nexus Mod Manager, as long as you download using the "Download with Manager" button, will automatically itemize your list, and allow you to order it however you please (if for instance you have one mod that replaces 100+ textures, and another one that replaces only 10 of those same 100+, load the smaller one second, and it will override the bigger one on just those 10 textures). I don't use the manager, personally, as I just copy+paste what textures I want into my Skyrim\Data folder manually. It takes a little longer, but I feel like I have more control. Downsides are the pain it is to uninstall, and the space it takes up (since everything I have is on my HDD twice lol). I don't mind the space since without Skyrim installed I have just under 1 TB of HDD space.
If you downloaded some manually but want the NMM to detect them, you can manually add a mod onto the list, and you would select the actual .rar or .zip file itself as the mod, rather than unpacking it first.

I think they may have misspelled it on the download list I linked, check out the file name, it's Skyrim_HD_v1_4_FULL.7z so I'm not sure... Let's hope for the best!

I guess I won't know until I find out. I had three options for the Lighting mod, I had no idea what 'Vanilla Settings' meant - I suppose (from my experience in WoW, anyway), that means default settings? I picked the ENB and I'm hoping for the best. I'll let you know how it performs.

Good to know that you can add the files - I have a load of RAR, ZIP and 7z files sitting here waiting to be unleashed! I'll give the manager a try. It will be good to be able to manage it since Skyrim will be on my SSD. I need to save all the space I can with Battlefield 3 being on there too!
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I'll release my ENB later tonight or early tomorrow. It's taken a while since I have been working on sunsets / water foam of a night (it was glowing!) and bloom intensity. Anyway, it will be ready in the next day or so there will be a lite SSAO and a full SSAO version, so one with Indirect Lighting and one without.
    
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I'll release my ENB later tonight or early tomorrow. It's taken a while since I have been working on sunsets / water foam of a night (it was glowing!) and bloom intensity. Anyway, it will be ready in the next day or so there will be a lite SSAO and a full SSAO version, so one with Indirect Lighting and one without.

Reckon I should hold off on "Realistic Lighting" for your version then? Not sure how things will run on my rig. smile.gif
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Reckon I should hold off on "Realistic Lighting" for your version then? Not sure how things will run on my rig. smile.gif

I won't be releasing it until modinn the ATI beta tester gets back to me, so its up to you really - I won't release it for say another 12hrs from now.
    
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Reckon I should hold off on "Realistic Lighting" for your version then? Not sure how things will run on my rig. smile.gif


You can disable realistic lighting via the launcher so you don't need to worry about uninstalling it.

 

 

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So basically everyone is saying that the texture pack doesnt really add anything but lower your FPS a lot?
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So basically everyone is saying that the texture pack doesnt really add anything but lower your FPS a lot?



I had no trouble with FPS personally.

 

Add the texture pack, modify your ini so the game uses your texture pack as a base, then add your mods on top.

 

That way what your mods don't catch the texture pack might.

 

 

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Question:

Installed the official Bethesda higres pack. Getting more stuttering. Do you think if i use the "mklink" windows command to move the 2 HD textures to another mechanical hard drive could i get some performance improvements?

Hopefully someone can answer.
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I had no trouble with FPS personally.

Add the texture pack, modify your ini so the game uses your texture pack as a base, then add your mods on top.

That way what your mods don't catch the texture pack might.


Actually i just bought the game last night.

Everything at Ultra with Fxaa i was averaging around 80 fps.

I downloaded the texture pack but did not play it yet.

I currently have no mods and probably wont get any at my first playthrough.

Do i still have to edit the ini file?
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Actually i just bought the game last night.
Everything at Ultra with Fxaa i was averaging around 80 fps.
I downloaded the texture pack but did not play it yet.
I currently have no mods and probably wont get any at my first playthrough.
Do i still have to edit the ini file?


For now I wouldn't bother. Just play.

 

When you start thinking about adding texture packs then look into it. Bethesda may have fixed this small oversight by then.

 

 

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