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Originally Posted by nwkegan View Post

For someone like me who is still having issues getting the game to perform smoothly months after release, is there really any hope left beyond playing it on a new system, or did I spend $60 for nothing?


I'm assuming you're playing with the HD6850 and i5 2500k in your sigrig?

 

You should have no reason to need to upgrade your hardware. It's probably about the same performance wise to mine.
 

 

 

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evensen, are you sure of that? Can you link me to some prrof. Can't believe Bethesda wouldn't warm about any memory requirement if it goes over 1 GB.

Sure, I'll take a screenshot of my gpu monitoring when I get home. Once you add texture packs, the Vram demand climbs like a rocket. I will take a vram usage screen of just the new Bethesda High res pack and nothing else just to test. I can tell you that with my STEP mods, I have actually seen 2000mb of vram usage on my single 7970.
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Sure, that makes sense smile.gif I guess I should stick with Bethesda's Official Hi-Res texture pack for now, with the FXAA injector?

Skyrim High Res texture is crap TBH. You are better off using Skyrim HD instead.
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For someone like me who is still having issues getting the game to perform smoothly months after release, is there really any hope left beyond playing it on a new system, or did I spend $60 for nothing?

You system can run it just fine. These guys are talking about trying to run the game with over 5GB of textures and mods while using FXAA/ENB to run the game at near photo-realistic lighting and texture quality at over 60 FPS and trying work out the issues it causes when you exceed the limitations of poor porting.
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Sure, I'll take a screenshot of my gpu monitoring when I get home. Once you add texture packs, the Vram demand climbs like a rocket. I will take a vram usage screen of just the new Bethesda High res pack and nothing else just to test. I can tell you that with my STEP mods, I have actually seen 2000mb of vram usage on my single 7970.

and you care why you have a 7970 with 3gbs of vram?
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I'm assuming you're playing with the HD6850 and i5 2500k in your sigrig?

You should have no reason to need to upgrade your hardware. It's probably about the same performance wise to mine.

Yes, I am. Despite the fact that I get 50+ FPS at all times, or a constant maintenance of 60 FPS on low, turning and running causes a lot of stuttering. Not sure if it's just the camera, or graphics themselves, but essentially the game doesn't *feel* smooth. I've tried a host of different fixes to no avail, including a full reinstall of Windows 7, a CPU change, and various GPU driver changes.

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You system can run it just fine. These guys are talking about trying to run the game with over 5GB of textures and mods while using FXAA/ENB to run the game at near photo-realistic lighting and texture quality at over 60 FPS and trying work out the issues it causes when you exceed the limitations of poor porting.

Yeah, I wouldn't mind playing without the fancy lighting and such for now if only it were smooth.
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and you care why you have a 7970 with 3gbs of vram?

I did care. That's why I upgraded to the 7970. My 5870's had 1gb of Vram.
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Hey guys,

I have been running into a problem when trying to run skyrim on my new laptop. Its a Samsung 7 series with a 6750m in it. The problem I run into is that skyrim does not pick up the 6750, when I go into the settings menu, the menu showing which graphics card to use is always set on the integrated intel graphics. I have tried disabling the integrated graphics in device manager, disabling it in the bios, downloading the updated drivers, changing the switchable graphics option, and no results. I did a search on google and these forums but found nothing. Anybody run into the same issue and was able to resolve it? Thanks.
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post #6918 of 12885
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I did care. That's why I upgraded to the 7970. My 5870's had 1gb of Vram.


fair enough then i have the offical texture update and a few other small one and i average 55-56 fps on 1 gtx 560ti
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In case anyone is wondering the official texture pack has almost no impact on performance, even on 1gb cards. So don't be scared.
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So I just went for it in the sale. Any chance my 460gtx will be ok at 19 x 12?
I also read the texture pack isn't that noticeable, anyone verify?
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