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Originally Posted by Sohryu76;12659816 
The original DVD is only 5 gigs... the 1 gig would have fit... so it wasn't simply ready for the disc to go gold.

I have played the game in high detail with both versions of regular textures and high def textures...

Its noticable. Its really nice. I wish I had taken more screen shots before i installed the HD ones...

i posted them in another thread, but here:
LowRes1.jpg
HiRes1.jpg
Well in that case it doesn't make any sense. The only thing i could possibly think of is that they hadn't finished converting the DX9 textures to BC6 & BC7 DX11. Might be why they say "Most of the benefits from the Hi-resolution textures will only be seen if you are able to run the game in DirectX 11. "

edit:
I think that may be the case, because looking at some other shots it's apparant that the textures are better at reflecting light, which means they are DX11 textures.

Notice DX9, the woman is glowing unnaturally.

DX9
DA2-High-Res-aus2.jpg
DX11
DA2-High-Res-an2.jpg

DX9
DA2-DX9.jpg

DX10
DA2-DX10.jpg

DX11
DA2-DX11.jpg
Edited by pale_neon - 3/8/11 at 3:53pm
    
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Originally Posted by pale_neon;12660268 
edit:
I think that may be the case, because looking at some other shots it's apparant that the textures are better at reflecting light, which means they are DX11 textures.

Notice DX9, the woman is glowing unnaturally.

DX9
DA2-High-Res-aus2.jpg
DX11
DA2-High-Res-an2.jpg

DX9
DA2-DX9.jpg

DX10
DA2-DX10.jpg

DX11
DA2-DX11.jpg

Oooh, good call.
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Pale your links don't work frown.gif
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Is this an Official Texture Pack?
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Is this an Official Texture Pack?

Yup, from EA.
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So it's essentially a port with a PC fixeruper patch.
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Pale your links don't work frown.gif
Crud they blocked it lol.
The woman i was talking about can be seen at that link just scroll down till you see
Hochauflösende Texturen an #2 Hochauflösende Texturen aus #2
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The difference between 'high' and 'very high' is totally not worth it, imo. Worst use of DX11/Tessellation I've seen yet:

dadx11.gif

So obviously a meaningless 'tack on'. I'm unsure if the high-res texture pack does anything when anything other than 'very high' is selected, as its required to unlock it? Anybody know?
Edited by Celeras - 3/8/11 at 4:59pm
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Not worth it how? It looks beautiful and I'm still steady between 30-40 FPS.
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