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Re: OpenMW refuses to run off my graphics card

Post by jhooks1 » 13 May 2013, 23:04

Hmm... you are right.

I was looking at an old version of openmw.

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Re: OpenMW refuses to run off my graphics card

Post by jhooks1 » 13 May 2013, 23:07

This may be a known problem (wrong card selected for direct3d). Does anyone know? I was looking at .19 :oops:

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Re: OpenMW refuses to run off my graphics card

Post by psi29a » 14 May 2013, 07:49

pueojit wrote:I don't particularly want to use OpenGL, but it will have to do
Why is that? OpenGL is usually preferred over DirectX.

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Re: OpenMW refuses to run off my graphics card

Post by sirherrbatka » 14 May 2013, 08:18

Because DX is sooooooooooooooooooooo better™. At least that's what MS PR said ;-)

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Re: OpenMW refuses to run off my graphics card

Post by psi29a » 14 May 2013, 10:08

sirherrbatka wrote:Because DX is sooooooooooooooooooooo better™. At least that's what MS PR said ;-)
Poor Mac users... no DirectX for you!

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Re: OpenMW refuses to run off my graphics card

Post by pueojit » 14 May 2013, 21:08

BrotherBrick wrote:
pueojit wrote:I don't particularly want to use OpenGL, but it will have to do
Why is that? OpenGL is usually preferred over DirectX.
Whenever I use it on emulators and such, it generally runs worse

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Re: OpenMW refuses to run off my graphics card

Post by jhooks1 » 14 May 2013, 22:04

Direct3d generally gives me better framerate as well.

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Re: OpenMW refuses to run off my graphics card

Post by psi29a » 14 May 2013, 22:25

I remember Zini saying that directx was better supported in some hardware drivers on windows for some cards than opengl.

That could explain the difference.

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Re: OpenMW refuses to run off my graphics card

Post by pueojit » 14 May 2013, 23:51

BrotherBrick wrote:I remember Zini saying that directx was better supported in some hardware drivers on windows for some cards than opengl.

That could explain the difference.
That makes sense. I think Nvidia runs OpenGL better, and I'm running a full AMD system

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Re: OpenMW refuses to run off my graphics card

Post by psi29a » 15 May 2013, 09:01

All I can do is 'guess' since I'm out of my depth with Windows and have been since for almost a decade.

So in summation, it works on your AMD Radeon when selecting OpenGL but slower. When select DirectX you can only run on the Intel. Is this correct?

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