hi, gmod wont get out of DX 8.1 and i can have shadow detail on high!
i have DX v10
2 gig of ram
intel core 2 duo CPU P7350 @ 2.00 GHz and 2.00 GHz
32 - bit operating system.
vista home premium.
there is no reason for this, its in full screen and also it has no launch options (no -dx81)
here is a screenshot of the menu with everything at its highest:
hope this was enough information, thanks!