Skyrim Hyper Performance Boost for Low End Computers by Pocoloon-Bulljump
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Added: 02/01/2012 - 04:45AM
Updated: 06/01/2012 - 04:00AM

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Last updated at 4:00, 6 Jan 2012 Uploaded at 4:45, 2 Jan 2012


This is a set of configuration files tweaked to provide good performance on almost any machine.

As long as you meet the minimum requirements to run Skyrim, this should provide smooth gameplay.


Just extract the files to your C:\Users\Username\Documents\My Games\Skyrim or equivalent directory. In other words, replace the Skyrim.ini and SkyrimPrefs.ini found outside the Skyrim directory.

Who Should Use This? What does it do?

This mod is only for people whose computers simply are too slow for Skyrim, and who have exhausted the less drastic options.

The first option in this mod reduces resolution to 640x480. Texture quality, shadow quality, etc. are preserved. Text and menus will become a bit blurry/pixelated, but they should still be readable. The logo will look very pixelated, but don't worry, the effects are not nearly as noticeable in game.

The mod also provides the option to reduce the distance at which the game world is fully rendered. This will make distance objects and landscapes significantly less detailed, but will have no effect on close or medium distance visuals.

How Much of a Performance Increase?

-Often 10 to 15 fps increases
-For some players, the performance boost has exceeded 100%.


Please report via comments what kind of fps boost you get from this. FRAPS broke for me (don't know how).