So I'm like 95% done on my modlist for the Requiem playthrough, barring RSE getting patched before next weekend. And even that would be a simple swap and repatch.
However, I am being indecisive about lighting. On the one hand, I could, with minimal performance impact, install something like this
. It will make the game more realistically darker, which won't matter too much for us (since we won't be using stealth), but it will add to immersion, require the use of light spells/torches in dungeons and other fun stuff. It would then be easy to add in something like Dynavision for dynamic depth of field, and the job's done. Climates of Tamriel provides a bit of colour as well as weather support, and the game will look much better.
Or I could use an ENB. I've done some testing with various ENBs around, and I can still maintain 30FPS while recording using some of the ones based off the latest binaries. Based off testing, the two that seem most promising are Grim and Sombre - Hircine
. However, they are definitely more demanding, and I cannot guarantee a definite 30 FPS in certain demanding zones, like say Riften Market or the road to Whiterun's outskirts.
I'll be recording at 30 FPS regardless, as I cannot guarantee a smooth 60 FPS even without ENBs (Skyrim's engine is basically crap at multi-threading, and for some reason NPCs place a lot of demand on the system), but I thought I should ask here for thoughts.