Just in case someone prefers putting in numbers the lazy way, without doing too much Excel stuff:
My Table - Clear
This is what the data input pages look like:
This is what you have to do:
Use the intro scene as your benchmark and follow the STEP rules for benchmarking.
A) in the first column, just paste the content of the FRAPS file. The sheet will only use the first 235 numbers as with 240, the autosave with its framedrop would interfere.
B to E) are most comfortable to use with nV Inspector, if you're using it record Load, Clock, Temperature and Memory Usage and paste the four lines from your output file here
F) when building my setup, I was always measuring the time from clicking "launch" to the main menu showing up, ignore it if you don't care
G) same like F but for the time between clicking "new game" and the loading screen disappearing
H) describes the time needed for altering the mod order at that point and is mostly due to DynDOLOD but also the Bashed Patch, Reproccers and such.
I) is the folder size, just check it via Windows. I found it interesting to see my Skyrim grow over time and which mods contributed the most.
This is what the result looks like:
For a new benchmark, just use the "1" tab first, then the "2" tab and so on. Give the benchmark a title on the "Benchmark" tab and feel free to rename the number tabs, the sheet will adapt.
For getting a proper chart, just hide the lines on the "Benchmark" tab (select the entire line(s), rightclick, hide) you don't yet use, else you'll get a chart with one tiny entry and 29 empty ones.
Edited by elwaps, 28 November 2015 - 06:53 PM.