mat_phong 0 41
posted about a year ago December 31, 1969 at 7:00 PM EST by JClown in General Discussion
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#1
2 Frags +

Has anyone actually tried this in dx9 yet? If so, what are your thoughts on it?

Naturally screenshots would be appreciated!

Has anyone actually tried this in dx9 yet? If so, what are your thoughts on it?

Naturally screenshots would be appreciated!
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#2
3 Frags +

What does it actually do?

What does it actually do?
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#3
3 Frags +

Phong shading

[url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phong_shading]Phong shading[/url]
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#4
5 Frags +

it's fucking beautiful

it's fucking beautiful
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#5
4 Frags +

I believe this is more relevant

https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Phong

Basically, a it's a newish way of doing lighting, the specifics of which don't really matter. What does matter, is that we can now turn them off, for the almighty fps.

I believe this is more relevant

https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Phong

Basically, a it's a newish way of doing lighting, the specifics of which don't really matter. What does matter, is that we can now turn them off, for the almighty fps.
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#6
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wareyait's fucking beautiful

How does it look as compared to dx8?

edit: also is it the same as just having mat_specular 0

[quote=wareya]it's fucking beautiful[/quote]
How does it look as compared to dx8?

edit: also is it the same as just having mat_specular 0
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#7
1 Frags +

>also is it the same as just having mat_specular 0
Not at all

>also is it the same as just having mat_specular 0
Not at all
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#8
8 Frags +

mat_phong 1 (dx9 chris dx9highframes)
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=159264327

mat_phong 0 (dx9 chris dx9highframes)
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=159264262

mat_phong 1 (dx8.1 chris dx9highframes)
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=159265798

mat_phong 0 on dx8 looks exactly the same as mat_phong 1 (at least to me).

mat_phong 1 (dx9 chris dx9highframes)
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=159264327

mat_phong 0 (dx9 chris dx9highframes)
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=159264262

mat_phong 1 (dx8.1 chris dx9highframes)
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=159265798

mat_phong 0 on dx8 looks exactly the same as mat_phong 1 (at least to me).
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#9
2 Frags +

Here's a comparison screenshot. No idea if it actually gives +10 fps:

mat_phong 0: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=159265867

mat_phong 1: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=159265906

EDIT: ninja'd

Here's a comparison screenshot. No idea if it actually gives +10 fps:

mat_phong 0: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=159265867

mat_phong 1: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=159265906

EDIT: ninja'd
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#10
8 Frags +

FUCKING BEAUTIFUL!!!



using dx9 fps cfg and dxlvl 95

FUCKING BEAUTIFUL!!!
[img]http://cloud-2.steampowered.com/ugc/576742747491679874/8B1D1F0BF5057D5133B2EC31E425994FD9431FB6/[/img]
[img]http://cloud.steampowered.com/ugc/576742747491675031/7B31166CDF2F1D11BAFDD9B9ACD01FA70AA363D6/[/img]
[img]http://cloud-2.steampowered.com/ugc/576742747491669267/85EDD26E5DA9DA18B95ABAE00BECAD021F1EF54A/[/img]
using dx9 fps cfg and dxlvl 95
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#11
1 Frags +

is there any reason to use it does it give you better frames?

is there any reason to use it does it give you better frames?
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#12
6 Frags +
ishzbtFUCKING BEAUTIFUL!!!

Reminds me of

[quote=ishzbt]FUCKING BEAUTIFUL!!!
[/quote]
Reminds me of
[img]http://static.comicvine.com/uploads/original/5/58818/1117889-tf2_spy.jpg[/img]
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#13
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d0m3ris there any reason to use it does it give you better frames?

Possibly, but many use it just because they like the aesthetic (I for one will be, as dx8 gives me flashing textures)

[quote=d0m3r]is there any reason to use it does it give you better frames?[/quote]
Possibly, but many use it just because they like the aesthetic (I for one will be, as dx8 gives me flashing textures)
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#14
i52
15 Frags +

Finally can use dx9 without wanting to kill myself

Finally can use dx9 without wanting to kill myself
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#15
0 Frags +

I prefer no phong mask, the shininess is weird to me.

I prefer no phong mask, the shininess is weird to me.
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#16
5 Frags +

mat_phong 0 makes the game look like the early beta

mat_phong 0 makes the game look like the early beta
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#17
3 Frags +

Mat_phong 0 is absolutely incredible. I'm in love with it.

Mat_phong 0 is absolutely incredible. I'm in love with it.
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#18
1 Frags +

So does mat_phong 0 give you more fps? Or mat_phong 1?

So does mat_phong 0 give you more fps? Or mat_phong 1?
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#19
6 Frags +

I'm pretty sure Valve included this to make players stand out from the background better.

I'm pretty sure Valve included this to make players stand out from the background better.
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#20
i52
2 Frags +
brizzSo does mat_phong 0 give you more fps? Or mat_phong 1?

0, which means to turn it off.

[quote=brizz]So does mat_phong 0 give you more fps? Or mat_phong 1?[/quote]
0, which means to turn it off.
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#21
1 Frags +

does it give fps for dx8 when it set to 0??

does it give fps for dx8 when it set to 0??
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#22
2 Frags +

No, as DX8 doesn't support it anyway.

No, as DX8 doesn't support it anyway.
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#23
0 Frags +

As a dx9 user, I shall be using this. makes the game feel and look a lot smoother for me.

As a dx9 user, I shall be using this. makes the game feel and look a lot smoother for me.
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#24
6 Frags +

Along with the green crit text, valve is really doing a lot to please me aesthetically right now

Along with the green crit text, valve is really doing a lot to please me aesthetically right now
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#25
-5 Frags +

How exactly do you enable mat_phong 0? Like would I put it in my launch options?

How exactly do you enable mat_phong 0? Like would I put it in my launch options?
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#26
3 Frags +

It's not a launch option. mat_phong is a convar, all you need to do is put mat_phong 0 in your fps config, you can put it directly in the console for comparison, though it takes a while to remove all phongs from the map.

It's not a launch option. mat_phong is a convar, all you need to do is put mat_phong 0 in your fps config, you can put it directly in the console for comparison, though it takes a while to remove all phongs from the map.
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#27
0 Frags +

Makes player models look really nice even with a low res and a shitty graphics config.

Makes player models look really nice even with a low res and a shitty graphics config.
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#28
0 Frags +

phong doesn't exist for dx8 only on dx9

phong doesn't exist for dx8 only on dx9
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#29
-3 Frags +

i like mat_phong 1 far more than 0

i like mat_phong 1 far more than 0
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#30
2 Frags +

Will I get more fps with dx level 8, or with dx 9 and mat_phong 0?

Will I get more fps with dx level 8, or with dx 9 and mat_phong 0?
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#31
-1 Frags +

dx8

dx8
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#32
-1 Frags +

Game's so much easier on the eyes with phonging disabled. I always got bad input lag in DX8, so happy I can turn it off in DX9 now.

Game's so much easier on the eyes with phonging disabled. I always got bad input lag in DX8, so happy I can turn it off in DX9 now.
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#33
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TekkWill I get more fps with dx level 8, or with dx 9 and mat_phong 0?

i think it depends on your graphics card, some people get more fps in dx9, others in dx8. mat_phong isnt supported in dx8, though. i would try using both, seeing what dxlevel gives you better fps.

[quote=Tekk]Will I get more fps with dx level 8, or with dx 9 and mat_phong 0?[/quote]
i think it depends on your graphics card, some people get more fps in dx9, others in dx8. mat_phong isnt supported in dx8, though. i would try using both, seeing what dxlevel gives you better fps.
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#34
0 Frags +

Takes away white shine on models. Easy.

Takes away white shine on models. Easy.
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#35
-1 Frags +

so will using "mat_phong 0" be any different than using this? :

http://tf2.gamebanana.com/skins/95889

so will using "mat_phong 0" be any different than using this? :

http://tf2.gamebanana.com/skins/95889
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#36
1 Frags +

Mat_phong is a console command that allows you to use it in any server
The custom skin does not, thats really the only diffrence

Mat_phong is a console command that allows you to use it in any server
The custom skin does not, thats really the only diffrence
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#37
-1 Frags +

ty

ty
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#38
3 Frags +
MoistMelonsso will using "mat_phong 0" be any different than using this? :

http://tf2.gamebanana.com/skins/95889

You'd have worse performance using the skin

[quote=MoistMelons]so will using "mat_phong 0" be any different than using this? :

http://tf2.gamebanana.com/skins/95889[/quote]
You'd have worse performance using the skin
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#39
-1 Frags +

Also, mat_phong should work in sv_pure 2 servers.

Also, mat_phong should work in sv_pure 2 servers.
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#40
-27 Frags +

mat_phong 0 is really nice, it makes the models more smooth, problem about it, is that is DESTROYS Australium weapons to all Gold.

mat_phong 0 is really nice, it makes the models more smooth, problem about it, is that is DESTROYS Australium weapons to all Gold.
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#41
i52
22 Frags +

[img]http://gatherer.wizards.com/Handlers/Image.ashx?multiverseid=3621&type=card[/img]
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