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post #9821 of 12885
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The best way to tackle Skyrim if you have a 120Hz monitor, is to run the game at 120Hz (use Nvidia Inspector to force if you're desktop rate is 60Hz), but use Adaptive V-Sync at 'Half Refresh Rate' setting (this seems to be the best way to cap it versus Nvidia Inspector or RTSS). That way you get less scanout warping, and slightly reduced V-Sync lag thanks to the faster refresh rate. So you can reap some benefits of the 120Hz monitor.
yeah, when I found out I couldn't run it at 120, i used half-adaptive vsynch and used that extra 60fps space to turn the graphics up a bit. so much better visuals when I am shooting for stable 60 than a stable 120 with a single 560ti smile.gif
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QUESTION

If I install the HD textures mods of the Skyrim Nexus

do I need to "uncheck" the official texture patch in the data files menu ??
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post #9823 of 12885
anyone want to throw out some ENB profiles they use that are always kept up to date?

it might just be my short attention span with ENB profiles (I'm always trying new ones), but I can't find one that I like AND is kept up to date with the ENB versions. So many just sit on old versions and waste potential and improvements made in the ENB dev imo

I think I might even try K ENB again now that I'm not on a "mid-range" gaming laptop
Edited by exyia - 5/25/13 at 9:52pm
post #9824 of 12885
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QUESTION

If I install the HD textures mods of the Skyrim Nexus

do I need to "uncheck" the official texture patch in the data files menu ??
No. The HD texture mods are loaded after the Official Texture DLC. Keep the Official Texture DLC to cover any items that haven't been replaced with new HD textures.
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post #9825 of 12885
thanks, Im using like 12 mods right now and it looks awesome biggrin.gif

but Im afraid that putting so many mods just replace others...

anyone have a list of the essentials mods (for gfx and textures) that does not overwritte each others ??
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post #9826 of 12885
That isn't easy to avoid. It shouldn't harm your game in anyway if you overwrite textures. You could follow Texture Pack Combiner which chooses and combines textures for you. It makes textures work with one another. It takes maybe 30 minutes to an hour to set up though.
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post #9827 of 12885
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thanks, Im using like 12 mods right now and it looks awesome biggrin.gif

but Im afraid that putting so many mods just replace others...

anyone have a list of the essentials mods (for gfx and textures) that does not overwritte each others ??

Eventually you'll get to a point where most mods will overwrite others. Especially graphical ones.

With graphical mods though it's not a big deal. Generally the one you installed last will be the one that gets priority, as it's textures will just simply overwrite any other last installed texture you put in.


At worst you may just get mismatched textures that could stand out, but i'd wager thats unlikely to be noticable.


I've pretty much stretched my game to it's modding limit. I run with over 170 mods which largely are core gameplay enhancements. Things such as Duel: Combat Realism, ACE, Frostfall, Personalized Music, etc.

My list is here:
http://pastebin.com/Ybu7gmRH

I do have my fair share of graphical mods. Usually i load these first in my NMM esp load order list (If they're the type of mod that requires an esp)
post #9828 of 12885

Man playing Skyrim oın my 40 inch LED TV is amazing. Even though at 60fps. Also that TV is connected to my Harman Kardon 5+1...

 

Too bad TVs have terrible input lag.

post #9829 of 12885
Hey guys.. I have dual 7970's in CF and a i5-2500k I get 20 FPS when using ENB lol
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Hey guys.. I have dual 7970's in CF and a i5-2500k I get 20 FPS when using ENB lol

ENB are really really Graphic Intensive. Not only that but it also depends on which one you're running and at what settings. Most ENBs are customizable so you can lower or increase a specific setting which will affect performance. Also every ENB is different. An example would be K ENB which has a huge hit in performance compared to something like Project ENB which is a lot easier on systems. Both look completely different though.
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