Originally Posted by FastRedPonyCar
I wonder if it's because it's trying to be forced through the control panel vs a legit GAME setting? Like trying to make the game engine do something it wasn't coded to do efficiently?
SSAO made a HUGE impact on the visuals of crysis and messing with the settings showed just how cool it made the vegetation self shading look.
Probably. And it still makes a huge impact in Skyrim, even with the drawbacks I can't play without it. I read somewhere that they were adding in a setting for it in the next Nvidia drivers that will make it run and look better.