Splinter Cell 3 - TWEAKS and CompUSA has it for $29 !

Pluvious

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After installing the game I realized it was using the unreal engine
which means its easy to tweak the .ini file. Goto the /system folder
and find the file SplinterCell3.ini and make these changes to bump up
the eye candy and improve the memory cache:

(you can just paste it into your's.. the ; will not be seen by the
program and it's just a 'rem' (remark) character)

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>snip<

[Engine.GameEngine]
CacheSizeMegs=64 ; was 4
UseSound=True

[WinDrv.WindowsClient]
WindowedViewportX=640
WindowedViewportY=480
FullscreenViewportX=1024
FullscreenViewportY=768
TextureDetail=High
SkinDetail=High
Brightness=0.500000
Contrast=0.500000
Gamma=1.000000
MipFactor=1.000000
CaptureMouse=True
StartupFullscreen=True
ScreenFlashes=True
NoLighting=False
MinDesiredFrameRate=10.000000
Decals=True
NoDynamicLights=False
SkinDetail=High
TextureDetail=High
NoFractalAnim=False
;Decals=False
ShadowQuality=1
ShaderModel=1
Anisotropy=1
AntiAliasing=0
Trilinear=1
Specular=1
ParallaxMapping=1
HQSoftShadows=1
HDR=1
HiResTextures=1 ; was 0
ToneMapping=1

[D3DDrv.D3DRenderDevice]
Translucency=True
UsePrecaching=True
UseMipmapping=True
UseTrilinear=True
UseMultitexture=True
UsePageFlipping=True
UseFullscreen=False
UseGammaCorrection=True
UseTripleBuffering=True
UsePrecache=True
Use32BitTextures=True ; was false
AdapterNumber=-1
ReduceMouseLag=True
UseTripleBuffering=False
UseHWShadowMapping=False ;was false
UseVSync=False

>snip<

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rms

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add -nointro to the game's shortcut to nuke the ad videos!! No need to zero
out the videofiles.

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rms

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BTW, if you have a SM3.0-capable card like the 6800GT, the high-detail &etc
options are in the Advanced video menu.

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