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Skyrim Patched, LAA Support Coming

The Bethesda Blog has word on the version 1.3 update for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim that's now available on Steam. They also announce they will be rolling out a patch next week for the Windows PC edition of the RPG sequel to support Large Address Aware configurations. Here's word on what the new patch does:

  • General stability improvements
  • Optimize performance for Core 2 Duo CPUs (PC)
  • Fixed Radiant Story incorrectly filling certain roles
  • Fixed magic resistances not calculating properly
  • Fixed issue with placing books on bookshelves inside player purchased homes
  • Fixed dragon animation issues with saving and loading
  • Fixed Y-look input to scale correctly with framerate

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71. Re: Skyrim Patched, LAA Support Coming Dec 8, 2011, 17:01 Jerykk
 
Creston wrote on Dec 8, 2011, 16:07:
Jerykk wrote on Dec 8, 2011, 14:42:
It sucks that your processor doesn't run the game well, but this "YOU NEED A 4+ GHZ PROCESSOR OR TEH GAME RUNS LIKE TEH SHITZ LOL!!1!!!" crap is just crap. It obviously has problems for a subset of people, and I'm not saying it doesn't, and it sucks for those people, but the game runs perfectly well on current mid-level hardware.

Ahem. Did you just state that the game runs perfectly well on current mid-level hardware? Obviously that isn't the case for me and others who are having similar performance issues. You can't criticize me for making an over-generalized claim, then go on to make one yourself.

It doesn't run well on YOUR mid-level hardware. It runs perfectly fine on other people's mid-level hardware. So as a counter to your "IT RUNS LIKE SHIT ON EVERYTHING," yeah, I can pretty comfortably make that statement.

There is a particular issue with your processor type, or stepping, or whatever, and I hope they fix it. It's not pandemic to every single CPU in existence.

Creston

That's all well and good except you said "the game runs perfectly well on current mid-level hardware." In order for that statement to be true, the game would need to run well on ALL current mid-level hardware, which isn't the case. What you should have said is "the game runs well for me and some others, but I recognize that it doesn't run well for everyone, even when their specs are similar."

The fact is that performance is wildly inconsistent between systems, even those with similar specs. Given that this is a port of a game designed for 6-year-old hardware, that's a pretty good indication that the port is poorly optimized.
 
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