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AbdullahG,
My game is heavly modded 2k texture [light], lust grass, lush trees, deadly spells impact, crimson tide [enhanced blood], enhanced night skys, footprints, get snowy, improved npc clothing, rainbows, realistic lighting, skyrim flora overhaul, SMIM, WATER, and some other mods that doesn't hit performance that much. I'm at 5760x1080 + bezel correction at 60 almost all the time with some dips into high 40 depending on which town it is. The towns is what screws with my fps. :S

CPU oc'd, but GPU is not. I don't think I can really OC my card that much...
 
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Question - Should I be modding with Nexus or Steam Workshop, or both?

I only recently joined the PC Gaming Master Race, and I've been screwing around with Nexus for Fallout 3.

Is there anything I'd be missing by using just Nexus instead of Workshop?
post #8713 of 12885
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Question - Should I be modding with Nexus or Steam Workshop, or both?
I only recently joined the PC Gaming Master Race, and I've been screwing around with Nexus for Fallout 3.
Is there anything I'd be missing by using just Nexus instead of Workshop?

Congrats. Welcome to the club. Embrace your newly found superiority and larger E-Peen. biggrin.gif

I've used only Nexus for all Skyrim mods and am perfectly content with it. I haven't seen any Workshop exclusives I'd consider worthy of a switch, IMO.
     
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Question - Should I be modding with Nexus or Steam Workshop, or both?
I only recently joined the PC Gaming Master Race, and I've been screwing around with Nexus for Fallout 3.
Is there anything I'd be missing by using just Nexus instead of Workshop?

Probably the biggest positive of the Nexus over the Workshop is the lack of an Automatic Update feature.

You are probably thinking to yourself, "that's a weakness though?". Well my friend, I'll let you know of a few things that could go horribly wrong if you had a lot mods (especially lesser-known ones) installed at once. On the Workshop whenever an author posts an update to his mod, the next time you start Skyrim, Steam checks your mod subscriptions and downloads any update available (you pretty much have no control over this). Now lets say that the mod author was really stupid and introduced a global variable in his mod that caused crashes. Now that you've been playing with this updated mod, it gets saved in your Save Game and cannot be removed. Later on, your save game becomes essentially broken due to all of the crashing, all because of an automatic update.

With the Nexus, you can do research of a mod before you install it (in case it breaks anything else you may have installed). That is the PRIME example of why I tell people to use it over Steam Workshop. Of course, there are many other reasons as well thumb.gif

Welcome to the club though and ask away on mods, be sure to check out the "Skyrim Awesome Pictures" thread as well!
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AbdullahG,
My game is heavly modded 2k texture [light], lust grass, lush trees, deadly spells impact, crimson tide [enhanced blood], enhanced night skys, footprints, get snowy, improved npc clothing, rainbows, realistic lighting, skyrim flora overhaul, SMIM, WATER, and some other mods that doesn't hit performance that much. I'm at 5760x1080 + bezel correction at 60 almost all the time with some dips into high 40 depending on which town it is. The towns is what screws with my fps. :S
CPU oc'd, but GPU is not. I don't think I can really OC my card that much...
My GTX 470 handles towns fine for the most part. It struggles in areas with dense vegetation, especially forests. I have to give up AA to maintain at least 45FPS for most areas. After about 2 hours, I get massive dips to the 20s and 30s.
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Got the both DLC's for $17
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Got the both DLC's for $17
You should have waited, I got them at at about $12.50 and my girlfriend got skyrim for $30 bucks. This game is too good, can't wait for Dragonborn.

AbdullahG,
I was using 2x 570 for my triple 1080p, but it was crapping it's self with just a few mods. So, I dropped the ball and went over to the 690. I still want a bit more juice for mods related things, but it will have to wait.
 
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You should have waited, I got them at at about $12.50 and my girlfriend got skyrim for $30 bucks. This game is too good, can't wait for Dragonborn.
AbdullahG,
I was using 2x 570 for my triple 1080p, but it was crapping it's self with just a few mods. So, I dropped the ball and went over to the 690. I still want a bit more juice for mods related things, but it will have to wait.

I got them for $12.50 too biggrin.gif THAT was a nice deal. Now for the hard part... going through all my mods and picking/choosing, and starting fresh biggrin.gif There goes my weekend lol
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Picking mods IMO isn't that difficulty. I find ENB mods difficult to choose from though. There are so many of them and each looks different.
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Picking mods IMO isn't that difficulty. I find ENB mods difficult to choose from though. There are so many of them and each looks different.

That's the route i'm going this time. I need to learn about ENB... which will be time consuming unless I get a crash course. I'll have to review this and the other thread since i know it's been talked about.
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