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why do games dont look better in higher settings

so i was thinking why do games dont look better with higher settings and only difrence in settings are shadows and reflections and anti aliasing 

am i blind? because either texture settings do abs nothing nor other settings that are not mentioned

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Just now, BardiaMGTGC said:

so i was thinking why do games dont look better with higher settings and only difrence in settings are shadows and reflections and anti aliasing 

am i blind? because either texture settings do abs nothing nor other settings that are not mentioned

Going from low to medium is a step up, but going from medium to high or beyond usually is not as big of a step up. Often times it's only the shadows and anti-aliasing that get significantly better.

The texture files usually stay the same size.

 

But I think it will really depend on the game and situation, so we really can't answer your question without some context (game, settings you had, settings you have now, what you think you're experiencing)

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4 minutes ago, BardiaMGTGC said:

so i was thinking why do games dont look better with higher settings and only difrence in settings are shadows and reflections and anti aliasing 

am i blind? because either texture settings do abs nothing nor other settings that are not mentioned

Depends on the game.

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games i tested : forza horizon 3-4 forza motorsport 6 apex nfs2016(this one just had no diffrence in anything except aa) nfs payback nfs heat watchdogs 1-2 hitman goty mafia 3 just cause 3 the crew 1-2 life is strange 1-2 etc

only games i saw difference was in ghost recon wild lands gta v rdr2 thats it

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also the question that im trying to achieve the answer for is that should i sacrifice fps for very very little quallity

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What settings are you comparing between? Between high and ultra, you're right, there's often little difference.

Between low and high? Much larger difference.

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1 minute ago, dizmo said:

What settings are you comparing between? Between high and ultra, you're right, there's often little difference.

Between low and high? Much larger difference.

for setting (for games i mentioned no difference) i compared textures from low med high ultra and on med settings little improvements after that no difference and i highered shadows upto ultra and after high(in some games that their highest setting is high , this is medium) no difference i also tested other settings in some games reflections have no difference and water quality and grass quality except rdr and gta no difference other options no difference at all

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For what it's worth, the Forza games only start introducing more minor quality differences after high settings. They're predominately built for consoles, so even at their highest settings, they won't look massively better than at high, which is the target setting mark for the Xbox One games.

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Just now, handymanshandle said:

For what it's worth, the Forza games only start introducing more minor quality differences after high settings. They're predominately built for consoles, so even at their highest settings, they won't look massively better than at high, which is the target setting mark for the Xbox One games.

guess those minor differences are after medium 

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50 minutes ago, BardiaMGTGC said:

only difrence in settings are shadows and reflections and anti aliasing 

Arent these all that there is for major settings? Textures depends on monitor resolution, so ultra textures at 1080p may look the same as high

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48 minutes ago, handymanshandle said:

For what it's worth, the Forza games only start introducing more minor quality differences after high settings. They're predominately built for consoles, so even at their highest settings, they won't look massively better than at high, which is the target setting mark for the Xbox One games.

Unrelated, but I like that profile pic.

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13 minutes ago, dizmo said:

Unrelated, but I like that profile pic.

i like how the topic has changed lol

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16 minutes ago, dizmo said:

Unrelated, but I like that profile pic.

I guess this proves that a decent picture can work in a mediocre car's favor.

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4 minutes ago, BardiaMGTGC said:

i like how the topic has changed lol

I think you got your answer ?‍♂️

1 minute ago, handymanshandle said:

I guess this proves that a decent picture can work in a mediocre car's favor.

Haha, the fact it's a wagon definitely helps..

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From low to medium/high it is very noticeable in some games, and in some settings. The water in tw3 for example, its way better on high than on low or medium. It depends a lot on the game and the setting, but a lot of settings usually have minir differences and a lot of impact on performance.

 

As for ultra, its just a "tank performance, change nothing else" button. Never use ultra, unless your fps is maxed out anyways... Ultra is just stupid.

Ultra is stupid. ALWAYS.

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