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ini tweaks that might help people who are having bad FPS in urban areas.

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Hello!Here are some ini tweaks that might help you out if you struggle like me with FPS in urban area.

•Shadows will degrade a little
•Water reflections might degrade a little
•I've seen no other texture/effects degradation
•All other settings will be in the high area

•I have a slight idea of what I'm doing since I've been messing with Beth ini's since 2008
•I've also managed to get Skyrim to run 700 mods with 45-60 FPS with absolutely no crashes

•Use the ini's "as they are" or don't
•Use them as reference or replacement



Since the game launch I've been reading and tweaking because i usually have 60 FPS if not going to urban areas,the second i would hit some big buildings used to go down to 30 or 20 in some fights.

Now i'm using ENB,Reshade + 300 mods
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and manage to remain at 35-60 FPS in all situations

I still get some dips now and then but they are MUCH rarer than before and game is now playable in urban areas.

I've been messing with them for almost two weeks, adding, replacing, removing lines.
This is the only config i've managed to stay above 35 (35-60) in urban areas.
I've noticed this has the most impact...
Start with these settings in prefs.ini

uiOrthoShadowFilter=2
uiShadowFilter=2
iVolumetricLightingQuality=2

(not numthread, not preloadlimit, not animdamp, not fmeshload the settings above)

If you don't want to replace your files open them side by side.and compare

Or first back them up and give this config a try,it should take 5 minutes to see if it's a difference or not.
Tweaks also disable invisible game border so you can explore more of the map.

I have a decent build (not new or high end by any means) and i just could not figure why the dips

System Model: P55-US3L
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU660  @ 3.33GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.3GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Page File: 2725MB used, 13639MB available
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780


PC used for the optional 2k optimized ini files

 Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz (8 CPUs), ~4.0GHz
Memory: 16384MB RAM
Page File: 5112MB used, 13642MB available
DirectX Version: DirectX 12
Chip type: GeForce GTX 1080 Ti



•These tweaks are intended to be used with a similar system.
•Use as reference or replacement
•Back up you ini's first in case it doesn't help you!As always ini's will behave differently for people
Note that this will not work for everyone

If you will want to  use as replacement :

•Open Fallout4Prefs.ini with notepad or notepad ++
-Add this line in fallour4prefs.ini under [display]
sD3DDevice="Example GPU"
-Then set sD3DDevice="YOUR GPU"
-Save and close


No endorsement or thanks needed if it helped you it's enough.
Sorry for the bad English.

1000+ Endorsements... well... thank you!

Glad some people found this useful
Really appreciate the INIs. Worked like a charm. Only trouble spot for me, where I got less than a silky 60 FPS was close to downtown looking
into it, or wandering through it, where it'd often drop me down to 25-30FPS, no matter what my settings were and with texture optimization
packs. With your configs I'm sitting at a comfy 50-55 with the occasional load stutter down to 40 or so while in downtown. Now I can
enjoy a large swath of the missions without being driven mad by wildly fluctuating framerates!
I had crazy stuttering problems from the first time I played the game. After getting some other mods and messing around with the ini I managed to fix all of it except in the Lexington/corvega area and the financial district/boston commons. I figured I could try your inis to see if it would work better. Now I got a solid 60fps EVERYWHERE no more stutter or nothing!
Thanks!
Finally city area is playable, never expect problems with vanilla settings with an AMD 390x card and 32gb ram but they are ^^ thx too u i can play smoothly now.
Excellent tweak man! My FPS in the city areas, like Boston Common, were ridiculous but now they are smooth and predictable (in a good way).
Wow... ty it helps me a lot, i play in ultra (60fps) but at urban areas it drops to 20 now with your help i can at urban with 48+
Well . You did very good job mate . thanks for this . Now game run much better . In urban i had 40 fps , now 55-60 .
I already get bored of this slutter s*** and want drop play this game until patches , creation kit and e.t.c .
But now at least i will play much longer

And others that found them extremely useful
Useless...


Later edit :
Other setting that will not hurt to try,you can easily restore or delete preset.



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