Nvidia 400/500/600 Series 20%+ performance boost



  • I’m running a GTX 670 4GB video ram graphics card. I can definitely feel 20%+ performance for chivalry and every other game. If you have any of the 400/500/600 series cards, I highly recommend getting the
    • 320.18 - WHQLdriver
    • Release Date Thu May 23, 2013
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    Highlight Notes:
    Performance Boost – Increases performance by up to 20% for GeForce 400/500/600 series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 314.22 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. Here is one example of measured gains:

    http://www.geforce.com/drivers

    Driver result performance will very depending on amount of RAM, CPU, and type of 400/500/600 series GPU

    Bonus Performance boost:
    Other tweaks I use that don’t change the visual quality of the game.

    1. Change fps cap from 62 to 90
      Edit the BaseEngine.ini in this directory.
      C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\chivalrymedievalwarfare\Engine\Config

    The default values should look like this.
    bSmoothFrameRate=True
    MinSmoothedFrameRate=24
    MaxSmoothedFrameRate=62

    • Change the values to False, 90, and 90 as shown in the picture.
    • File/Save BaseEngine.ini
    • Disable Vertical Sync, restart the game if it was on to test properly.
    • On the main menu press ~ to open console.
    • Type stat fps to turn it on. type the command again to turn it off.

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    1. Compress game files to get better CPU performance major performance boost
      http://www.chivalrythegame.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=10105

    2. Change your games power settings to High Performance
      To do it on windows 7
      Start Button\Control Panel\System and Security\Power Options


    Extra tweaks I don’t use but will help if you dont mind visual quality being lost.
    http://www.chivalrythegame.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=69&t=4977


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