Winter Jun 30, 2013 @ 6:32pm
THIS IS WEIRD
So I recently started adding mods to Skyrim to make the graphics better, and it's going well. I've installed around 10 mods so far, it's fun, and it's really worth it and my Skyrim looks great. There's only one thing. WHY THE F*CK ARE MY GRAPHICS MODS MAKING MY PERFORMANCE BETTER? I really am grateful, but it's just weird! Share your thoughts :)
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radbass2 Jun 30, 2013 @ 6:37pm 
The vanilla code is loaded with trash code and extra bits and pieces resulting from constant patching. aslo, the vanilla graphics are built for consoles, and are innefficient for PC. your performance boost is likely due to efficient coding, and all around quality modding. also, i recall that there is a mod which allows your game to use more of your PCs RAM, but im fairly sure that was made into an official patch a while ago.
[KL] Master Dan [StormCats] Jun 30, 2013 @ 6:48pm 
SKSE installed?...
Winter Jun 30, 2013 @ 6:52pm 
No
[KL] Master Dan [StormCats] Jun 30, 2013 @ 6:54pm 
Interesting....I know, list your load order, you only got about ten, right?..Let's see whatcha got.. :)
Winter Jun 30, 2013 @ 6:59pm 
Well, Enhanced Eyes, Like 3 Shader Mods, Climates Of Tamriel, W.A.T.E.R., HD Fire, Flora Overhaul, and Distanced Detail,
[KL] Master Dan [StormCats] Jun 30, 2013 @ 7:02pm 
Still...It's a mystery...

That lot would probably turn my computer off before I got the chance to press a key :3
Winter Jun 30, 2013 @ 7:03pm 
I FORGOT ONE
WIntertide ENB
[KL] Master Dan [StormCats] Jun 30, 2013 @ 7:06pm 
LOL...Nope. still a mystery :P

But hey! Good goin!....Might give it a go!
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Saviik Jun 30, 2013 @ 8:25pm 
That's odd. But hey, never question a good thing :D
iTreePuncher Jun 30, 2013 @ 8:33pm 
Same thing happened to me xD
Space Kim Jong-un senpai Jul 1, 2013 @ 2:54pm 
Just be happy about it! :)
Big Boom Boom Jul 1, 2013 @ 7:55pm 
If you are running ENB, chances are you have AA, FXAA etc. on Skyrim setting off (so ENB can work correctly).

Provide that you don't utilise too much effect on ENB it can make your performance better, since Skyrim own graphics effect is not that optimised.
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