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Join Date: Mar 2013
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# 7
03-19-2013, 02:30 PM
Originally Posted by tangolight View Post
I've been interested in a Surface Pro myself, but if it can't run STO well, that would be a deal breaker for me.

With the graphic setting you use, does that have dynamic lighting on or off? If on, how many lights per object? And is the lighting quality set to high or low? (These are the settings that probably most affect my visual enjoyment of STO.)
So I am playing on my Surface Pro 128GB right now. It runs well, and is responsive. The default is 3/4 up on the quality bar.

some specifics:
DYnamic lighting is OFF
Lights per object 2
Shadows LOW

The surface has an Intel card which doesn't do dynamic lighting and shadows very well. So, unfortunately, its not going to do the stuff you like well.

However, I turned it on and running around earth space dock hasn't been so bad.

My one problem is the game does not support touch very well. So clicking on things doesn't work well. The trackpad included on the keyboard cover works fantastic. As does plugging in a USB mouse.