What is Mesh Tessellation Volume?

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What is Mesh Tessellation Volume?

Post by ekeenan » Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:44 am

I was unable to find a clear answer elsewhere so hopefully someone here can explain what it is.

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Re: What is Mesh Tessellation Volume?

Post by Defiance » Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:31 am


This is from a steam post from fs17

I'm assuming it's the same in fs19

Should handle the Tessellation quality, like the geometry changes when plowing and cultivating for example. Having a hard time to see any difference though. Notice that lower numbers here mean higher quality. So 0.5 is high quality and 1.0 is medium quality for example

*NOTE* Editing this value below 0.5 has an impact on game loading times. At 0.25 it was 1 minute for me and at 0.1 I waited for 5 minutes then gave up.

I can really not see any difference in-game to be honest, if anyone finds any better examples on what difference it makes please make a comment."

I've never had any slowdown on my loading times messing with the setting, but i tend to upgrade gpu/cpu/motherboard when needed for eye-candy games/sims

Here's my latest xml, i best add i run g-sync which makes a difference

<vsync adaptive="false">false</vsync>
<performanceClass>Very High</performanceClass>
<audio enable="true" volume="1.000000"/>
<joystick enable="true" vibration="false" deadzone="0.14"/>
<mouse enable="true"/>
<keyboard enable="true"/>
<headTracking active="true" trackir="true" tobiieyex="true"/>
<file enable="true" filename="log.txt"/>
<console enable="true"/>

Also, i've just read this ... viewtopic.php?f=964&t=137957
So i'll be messing some more lol

Hope that helps

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Re: What is Mesh Tessellation Volume?

Post by wildberry » Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:27 am

Afaik I doesnt affect anything that is really all that visual?

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Re: What is Mesh Tessellation Volume?

Post by pingu » Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:30 pm

Fascinating that not one programmer at GIANTS can spend 30 minutes writing simple explanations on the different graphic settings alternativs and post it on their web site...
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Re: What is Mesh Tessellation Volume?

Post by FiremanDJ » Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:49 am

I do believe it affects windrows, tipped grain etc.
Allows it to have more detail, be smoother etc.

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Re: What is Mesh Tessellation Volume?

Post by Moses195 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:30 am

I went from a default of 150 to 140 and things are smoother? Didn’t notice any performance hit.

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