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2 years ago#1
Hialgoboost and Skyboost for Skyrim? Which one works best?
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2 years ago#2
Never heard of Skyboost before, so I really don't know. Try both?
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2 years ago#3
O_o What are those?
2 years ago#4
Yeah..I might have to. Was just wondering if anyone knew :/
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2 years ago#5
I use skyboost.
Not sure if it made a difference though, my game does play fairly smooth.
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2 years ago#6
Skyboost is outdated and doesn't work anymore. Apparently people still use the other one.
2 years ago#7
Googled a bit. It looks like Skyboost does the same thing as an older mod, that is optimizing the executable for a newer instruction set. But Bethesda that already did that themselves a long time ago, so it's redundant; previously Skyrim was compiled for x87. I don't think you need skyboost.

I don't really understand how hialgoboost works but the way it's described on nexus makes it sound like it cuts the renderer's internal buffer resolution to 1/3 of the original resolution or something. I'm not sure if it actually affects the image quality but it doesn't seem like it would hurt to try it.
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2 years ago#8
KingDFizzle posted...
Skyboost is outdated and doesn't work anymore. Apparently people still use the other one.


Good to know, I'll get rid of it :)
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2 years ago#9
Got it. Thanks for the replies guys.
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2 years ago#10
Panzer_Squid posted...
Googled a bit. It looks like Skyboost does the same thing as an older mod, that is optimizing the executable for a newer instruction set. But Bethesda that already did that themselves a long time ago, so it's redundant; previously Skyrim was compiled for x87. I don't think you need skyboost.

I don't really understand how hialgoboost works but the way it's described on nexus makes it sound like it cuts the renderer's internal buffer resolution to 1/3 of the original resolution or something. I'm not sure if it actually affects the image quality but it doesn't seem like it would hurt to try it.


I could be wrong, but yea, that sounds like it is going to hurt image quality. You can get a similar boost by lowering your resolution. :/
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