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Old 06-15-2010, 04:52 AM   #1
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4GB Oblivion Patch

If you have a 64bit system and 4GB of ram, then this patch will be a must for you. Basically, Oblivion normally only uses 2GB of your RAM and will use no more than that.(Its actually about 1.9GB of RAM)

This Patch alters the games .exe file telling the game to make use of the rest of your RAM(Up to about 3.9GB).

This results in better performance and less memory crashes.

You can get the patch here.
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Old 06-15-2010, 05:07 AM   #2
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but if it alters the .exe then we can't use it on the steam version right?
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Old 06-15-2010, 06:18 AM   #3
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but if it alters the .exe then we can't use it on the steam version right?
Im using it with no issues. Just navigate to the oblivion.exe in steam and it works fine.
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Old 06-15-2010, 07:11 AM   #4
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Haha, when I saw the title of this, I assumed the worst, a patch 4gb in size. Discovered its only 6.3kb =D
Anyways, this sounds good. I didn't know it was limited to 2gb (or less) will have to try it.
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Old 06-15-2010, 08:55 AM   #5
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but i thought steam banned modified .exe ? or if you run it through the folder like you said the game runs "outside" of steam?
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Old 06-15-2010, 08:58 AM   #6
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but i thought steam banned modified .exe ? or if you run it through the folder like you said the game runs "outside" of steam?
Not that I can see. Works fine and gives a nice performance boost.
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Old 06-15-2010, 10:38 AM   #7
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steam only bans for modified files in multiplayer, so a singleplayer game like oblivion should be no problem afaik.
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Old 06-15-2010, 01:14 PM   #8
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yeah it works fine, nice
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Old 06-15-2010, 03:50 PM   #9
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The link seems to be broken.
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Old 06-15-2010, 03:55 PM   #10
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The link seems to be broken.
Works for me
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Old 06-15-2010, 08:14 PM   #11
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Holy crap! This fix is a godsend for my older x86 games on my Win7 x64! THANK YOU SO MUCH!
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Old 06-16-2010, 12:41 AM   #12
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what other games is this good for?
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Old 06-16-2010, 01:26 AM   #13
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ummm I have a heavily modded oblivion, will be testing this when I get home
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Old 06-16-2010, 01:56 AM   #14
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It seems to modify the PE header, so it doesn't "alter the .exe" per se...
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Old 06-16-2010, 02:56 AM   #15
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The link seems to be broken.
It isn't working for me either, just continually loading. Got a direct link to the .exe please?
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