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Old 04-29-2006, 02:10 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I'm referring to playing at 1280x1024 or higher with HDR, you can't use AA and HDR in Oblivion.
ok then, well I get playable rates at 1024*768 with hdr and everything high with my apg 7800gs
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I do 800*600 w/ hdr, on high settings with playable framerates, on my 6800 Vanilla 16/6
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Old 04-29-2006, 05:06 PM   #13 (permalink)
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If you want to have a really good experience with Oblivion a 6800 line card will be very nice.
It'll still chew that card up and spit it out like nothing. I've got 1gb of RAM OC'd to 233MHz, a dual core currently sitting at 2.565GHz and my 6800GT OC'd to 440/1200 from stock 350/1000, that's well beyond Ultra speeds. I still can't run it maxed out. I have to run it at 1280x1024 because I'm on an LCD and 10x768 just looks nasty.

So I suppose if you were on a CRT then you could knock it down to 1024 and it'd look decent enough and you could crank some settings up.
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I'm running at 1280x1024 with HDR and everything set on high except for shadows on grass and trees and I have the landscape draw distance scaled back just a tad on my 7600GT, and it has never shown slow frame rates.
So no, you dont require a 7800GT to enjoy HDR.
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It'll still chew that card up and spit it out like nothing.
I didn't mean to say that you could max it out, but you'd at least be able to run it at decent settings. I suppose I should've said atleast a Geforce 6800. The E3 demo ran on a 6800 vanilla so I figure that'd be the minimum you'd want.
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Old 04-30-2006, 02:26 AM   #16 (permalink)
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remember oblivion at 8x6 is worthless coz its just like morrowind
if you want to get the best out of it u need at least good 50-60 frames at 10x7
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