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gtarhro7 Jul 15, 2013 @ 8:32pm
Portal Graphics
Okay so I have been playing portal on PC recently now and I've noticed something strange. I looked up portal videos on YouTube to help me out on the challenges. The portals on those videos look way better than the portals on my PC, even on the PS3, 360 platforms with 720p resolution! The portals on the videos look very detailed and textured, almost like fire, and the portals on my PC look bland and solid; no details. I built the PC myselft with a GTX 680 graphics card. Am I missing something? I've maxed out eveything on the video options.
I know it's nothing, but I like to get the most out of my games and that includes the visual parts.
Last edited by gtarhro7; Jul 15, 2013 @ 8:34pm
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Mega Munchy Jul 15, 2013 @ 9:15pm 
You must set your -dxlevel to 90 on its launch settings, you can find it in its properties
gtarhro7 Jul 15, 2013 @ 9:45pm 
Originally posted by Mega Munchy:
You must set your -dxlevel to 90 on its launch settings, you can find it in its properties

Thank you! That fixed it!

But do you know why did my PC set the -dxlevel to 8.1 instead of 9.0?
I launched Portal on my regular laptop with just Intel HD 3000 graphics and the -dxlevel was at 9.0 not 8.1.
Mega Munchy Jul 15, 2013 @ 11:59pm 
Yeah... it happened to me when i got it. also your welcome.
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Date Posted: Jul 15, 2013 @ 8:32pm
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