Trek Voyager tweak guide
McGuire on October 23, 2000 - Page 3/11
Set this to 32 bit for best image quality & 16 bit for improved
performance. Again, your video card must support 32-bit
rendering. I’d highly recommend selecting 32-bit
texture quality & using 16-bit colour depth
for the best image quality/performance trade off.
Texture Filter. Trilinear
will give the best image quality but take up a few MB’s of
your graphics card memory. Elite Force uses a lot of textures;
as such I’d recommend you set this to Bilinear.
This will free up some video memory for all these textures. If
you are using a 32MB+ plus graphics card you might be able to
set this to Trilinear & enjoy the better image quality.
Although even then some maps use over 32MB of texture memory.
"x" setting for more detailed information on
Shaders. Setting this to On will lower the detail of
some animated textures & transparencies. This will improve
performance. Set it to Off for best visual quality.
Textures. Set this to Off
to disable texture compression support (slower, but
better visuals). This is for S3TC texture compression so if
you have an S3 card, are using the 5.xx nVidia drivers or have
a Voodoo 4 or 5 installed then you should set this to 1.
Texture compression can vastly improve frame rates,
although may cause some visual degradation in certain
areas of the game.
Now select Video Additional & edit the
options available here.
Brightness. Use this slider to set the
brightness level in the game. I’d recommend checking the
visual configs section for more accurate ways for changing
brightness levels in the game.
Screen Size. Use this to select the screen
size of the game, this is different to running full screen or
windowed. Using a smaller screen size may improve performance,
although will making viewing the game more difficult. I’d
recommend leaving this set fully to the right, to run
with maximum viewing area.
Cinematic Quality. Available options are High
or Low quality for the videos in the game. Leave it set
to High unless you are experiencing
skipping/stuttering in video playback. Set it to Low if
you are, this should result in smoother playback, although
with less pleasing visual quality.
Filtering. When set to On image quality can be improved - elements of the scene will appear
smoother when viewed at near edge angles. Your video card
must support this however. Set it to Off to disable anisotropic filtering for improved performance, or if
your video card doesn’t support it. If not supported it will
automatically be disabled.
The Driver Info section contains no changeable
setting, it just contains purely informational, errr,
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