This game is amazing, the combat system is great. I've played lot of hours with XBox 360 version of it and very glad to see it on PC. Dragon's Dogma rules, Dark Souls sucks.
Many software types have compatibility issues with the mod because they hook in to game process or graphics, so make sure you do not run anything like that. This includes Steam overlay, EVGA, Afterburner, Avast antivirus, EMET, D3D Overrider, Razer and Logitek utils.
Included default preset is not configured, download customized from other sites like Nexus or from the forum.