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Originally Posted by blackbalt89;12025707 
Is there any way to do that that isn't overly complicated.

I don't like the lack of graphics options in ME2 which I just got from Amazon for 10 bucks. biggrin.gif

Awesome cut scenes too I must say but my GTX 570 is getting bored. It doesn't go above 58*C with auto fans on.

GTX 570 > Vsync'd ME2

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Ya a GTX 570 will run that game like butter, one of the reasons I'm waiting to upgrade for at least a couple months till the newer games come out.
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Originally Posted by Silvos00;12024608 
I own Mass Effect 1 and 2 for the 360, and 1 for the Pc. I've noticed a large graphic improvement On PC vs 360 for ME1. However, from what I've read on ME2 their roughly the same on both. has anyone played both and can confirm if one is better/easier to control? I'm thinking about buying ME2 for the PC...and would rather not waste $20 on it.

Pretty much ALL games are better on PC due to custom controls and the M/KB is just superior.

The only exceptions would be platformers and fighting games, but I never play those. And even if I did you can get a controller for PC. I personally only play SC2 seriously but have a lot of singe player/casual FPS.

The other issue is graphics. PC is always way ahead esp now since the consoles are so old.

The ONLY things console has on PC is being cheap (although the games aren't, also pirating) and when I was in high school lots of people wanted to play LANs so its really fun playing with so many people.
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Originally Posted by Tatakai All;12025723 
Same here with my 480. I use a bunch of mods and force everything to the highest in the Nvidia Control Panel.

So you just forced everything to override application settings?
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So you just forced everything to override application settings?

Yup, the in game graphics options is a joke, but I usually do this with all my games.
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Yup, the in game graphics options is a joke, but I usually do this with all my games.

What settings did you use in NCP?

I don't want the game to run like a slideshow. Lol.
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89;12025707 
Is there any way to do that that isn't overly complicated.

I don't like the lack of graphics options in ME2 which I just got from Amazon for 10 bucks. biggrin.gif

Awesome cut scenes too I must say but my GTX 570 is getting bored. It doesn't go above 58*C with auto fans on.

GTX 570 > Vsync'd ME2

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Few things you can do, force 32xAA and 8x supersampling in the Nvidia control panel, force v-sync off. Grab the Coalesced Editor and turn off mouse smoothing and framerate smoothing by changing their values to false instead of true. Then click on Commands and choose rebuild. Set the rest of the graphics options in the config utility.

Did all that earlier myself and I'm getting around 95% GPU usage which is rather nice.

For texture mods, you'll have to take a look in the ME2 thread in the PC games forum, there is a post explaining how to do it in there.
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Didnt play the 360 version but noticed that when you go in an elevator there are usually lights and shadows that have no real source. Its looks pretty weird and is really noticable.
    
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What settings did you use in NCP?

I don't want the game to run like a slideshow. Lol.

I force everything to the max with vsync and average 60fps with dips of 58fps. Your good to go especially with a 570.thumb.gif
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