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Questions related to gaming experience with regard to metrics like frames-per-second, video quality, audio-quality, network-latency, overheating etc. Could also be related to overclocking CPU/GPU and other hardware tweaks that affect these metrics.

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Can I get banned in GTA:Online due to Falwless Widescreen? [on hold]

I am sick of the default FoV and this app is used to that games, that are not compatible in 21:9. I use this software in Cs:Go MM and I still didn't get banned. (like 2 years now).
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Weird performance issue with Assassin's Creed on Laptop with GTX 1060

So I have bought a new laptop relatively recently: an Asus Rog GL502vm which has a GTX 1080, i5-7300hq, and 8GB of RAM. So I decided to put it through its passes, and installed Assassin's Creed ...
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Why can't I get more than 60 FPS in CS:GO?

How can I overcome low fps on NVIDIA Geforce 940 MX? I get only 60 fps. This is frustating as this graphics card should be good enough for this light weight game. Graphics Driver version : 391.01 ...
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Videos lagging during loading screen

I experience some very very odd behaviour during my loading screens. Whenever I have a video open on my second screen (youtube, twitch, facebook etc.) it starts lagging really bad once my loading ...
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How can I determine the bottleneck for block lag?

There are some questions on this already, but many of them seem to apply to 1.9 only, or be caused by a broken version of Java. What I want to know instead is how to actually determine the bottleneck ...
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Minecraft Optifine Lagometer - meaning of white bar?

I am currently trying to figure out why Minecraft is running extremely slow on a specific computer. So I enabled the lagometer an it shows me a huge white bar. Unfortunately, the meaning of white is ...
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Can my PC run modern games with 4GB of RAM? [duplicate]

Can my PC run games like GTA 5, Mass Effect Andromeda, Witcher 3? My question is specific to RAM requirements for the game. My system specs are: CPU: i3 7100 Kaby Lake RAM: 4 GB Adata GPU: Nvidia ...
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Vsync sluggish look in Far cry 4

I have Far Cry 4 Gold Edition and problem with vsync. Without vsync i have 50-80fps on ultra details and full hd resolution. If i set vsync, game come unplayable (locked 60fps) mouse looking is ...
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Periodic FPS drops in CS:GO

My ingame FPS drops every few seconds from ~200 to ~20. The game starts perfectly, and in the beginning it runs smoothly, and after a map change it always starts the FPS drops and will not get better ...
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What actions can I undertake before starting a game to ensure it runs as smoothly as possible?

What actions can I undertake before launching a game to ensure it runs as smoothly as possible? I'm talking about software actions (killing processes, stopping services, changing CPU affinity, power ...
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Why are NA and EU servers so different in performance? [closed]

I've played roughly 120h of Playerunkown's Battlegrounds on EU servers as I live in Central Europe. There were quite a lot of scenarios where my friends and I just felt like the server can't handle ...
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Why is CoD: MW2's performance poor running under Low settings?

I am playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 in 'Low' settings, I have a Core2Duo processor clocked at 2.8 GHz, 2GB RAM, an nVidia GT 218 Ion PCI x1 slot 512mb 64 bit GPU. Its more than the games ...
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Minecraft wrong FPS

I've played a bit with Minecraft Windows 10 edition which is awesome fast and fluid. I've then tried the demo version of the original game, but it happens to feel laggy. What I don't understand, is ...
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Reduce Minecraft Redstone lag

I've been playing on the same single-player world in Minecraft for about 3 years or more now, and I at some point I began having lower and lower FPS. What was strange was that I only had that issue ...
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How do I find out which mods are causing performance drops?

So I've just installed the Skyrim Special Edition and customized it with about 100 mods using Nexus Mod Manager. But even though I can play a heavily modded regular Skyrim without problems, I'm now ...
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Improve FPS in Fallout 4

My PC has integrated graphics, an AMD Radeon HD 7660D APU (3.4 GHz). I've done a clean install of the latest driver for it, but I still get atrocious FPS in Fallout 4. It stutters so much that it is ...
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Input delay/lag in Forza Horizons 3 on PC with Xbox One Controller

I'm having what feels like a few hundred ms input delay in Forza Horizons 3. My graphic settings defaulted do medium.
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Skyrim FPS drops when close to objects

Skyrim stutters terribly when I'm close to objects. For example, when closely passing trees at the intro scene or next to a bed when indoors. The game runs fine when outside or in the middle of a ...
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Is there a way to solve the laggy/stuttering battles?

In Rome 2: Total War, I often get a particular very annoying performance problem. When in battles, especially with larger numbers of units, sometimes the battle will "lag". By this I mean that all ...
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Minecraft lag with the AMD A10 7850K APU?

I've made my first custom build PC for my grandma. She doesn't really use it for gaming but her grandchildren do, and she didn't have much money to spare, so I've build a PC with an AMD A10 7850K ...
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In Minecraft, what hardware component(s) govern textures?

I'm getting an unplayable FPS in minecraft. Looking at the debug information (alt+F3), it says that Tick takes much of (whatever it's measuring), of which the dominant thing is "textures". I'm ...
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Can I increase the number of threads Steam uses for in-home streaming?

I have a gaming PC with an i7 3820. It has 4 cores and 2 threads per core, making it capable of handling 8 threads When I stream a game (The Witcher 2 for example) using in-home streaming, I notice ...
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Half Life 2, Episode 1 starts running slow in-game

I'm playing Half-Life 2, Episode 1 on a mediocre laptop. Half Life 2 ran perfectly after tinkering with the video settings. I understand that Episode 1 is more demanding on the graphics. The problem:...
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GPU not fully utilized?

I've been playing The Witness, and I noticed that the game is lagging without fully utilizing my graphics card. My setup is pretty old at this point (HD 5850 and i7-930). The game remained at a semi-...
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Why do minecraft blocks reload?

I have minecraft turned up to max settings (GTX 770, quad core 4.0 GHz intel i7, 240 GB SSD, 32 GB RAM) and for some reason the max distance blocks are slowly loading over time (not at once) and when ...
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Improve Minecraft performance with Shaders [closed]

I have all details included at the bottom of this question. I have Minecraft with Shaders Mod, and from what I can tell, my computer is perfectly capable of running it. However, I think my system is ...
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How does an SSD improve gaming performance?

How would an SSD improve my gaming performance? Is there any FPS increment after using SSD instead of HDD? My System Configuration Windows 7 Professional Intel Core i7 3770 8GB Ram EVGA GTX 980 ...
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Separate SSD disk for faster gaming?

I have a spare 120GB SSD kicking around and I was wondering if plugging it in and downloading my Steam games to it would have any performance benefit? Currently I have a 240GB SSD with both Windows 10 ...
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Is it detrimental to run games at the highest settings a laptop can handle?

I have only recently gotten a gaming laptop that can actually play modern games. With my old laptop, I was only capable of playing 2d games, so I'm not exactly sure about the graphics setting that I ...
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A question about Frames Per Second [duplicate]

When I play a game on my pc, the frames are like 100-130. On Xbox one - PS4 there are some games 30-60fps, 60 frames on pc would be so stuttery. Is there a difference in the console's fps, and the pc'...
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How can one remove lag spikes due to memory dumps?

I investigated occasional quick "freezes" I would get in Minecraft about every 20 seconds or so - the fluid motion of me turning would stop and resume in less than probably half a second. It's barely ...
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How can I increase the performance of League of Legends? [closed]

In League of Legends, I can only manage 30 frames per second (or lower) on Low quality. Is that normal, or not? How can I increase the performance? I have a G41MT-S2PT motherboard, a PowerColor ATI ...
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What sort of performance penalty does WINE cause? [closed]

I changed my 10+ year old Athlon XP (3000+) system from Windows XP to Linux Mint 17.1. I want to use WINE to play Artermis Bridge Simulator. My Athlon XP system used to be able to run an Artemis ...
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Extreme FPS Drop in Counter Strike Global Offensive

Please don't provide answers/suggestions on how I can improve/squeeze out more FPS. I want to know what caused the FPS drop and tearing. Thanks! Yesterday, I noticed a significant FPS drop while ...
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Should using VGA output be degrading performance and framerate?

I stoped playing my Xbox 360 on HDMI because I connected it with a PC monitor which doesn't have HDMI, it only has VGA. I already know that I will not have that image quality, but the problem I faced ...
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Extreme Framedrops

Lately I got some heavy Framedrops wich make BF4 unplayable. Usually My Sapphire R9 280X Vapor-X | i7 4770 run 100-100fps on HIGH settings, with drops downward to 60fps when there's much action. But ...
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Poor Titanfall GPU performance

I have Intel i5 2500k, Nvidia GeForce GTX 560, 16 GB of DDR3 RAM. Still, Titanfall has really poor performance. I play on lowest possible settings and in HD (1280x720, I think). Still, on large maps, ...
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TES IV Oblivion - horrible performance on modern hardware

I have an AMD FX-6200 (3.8GHz, six cores) with a Radeon HD 6870 (1GB VRAM) and 8GB RAM. Playing Oblivion on maxed details I get around 10 FPS when standing in the middle of Niben Bay and looking ...
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Why do I have to run and change one video setting before Raptr can optimize games?

I reinstalled my PC as I needed to replace some hard drives. After reinstalling Raptr, I noticed that most games in my library had a screen saying “You need to run this game and change at least one ...
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Borderless mode on games causes lag

When playing league of legends I commonly like to google for statistics, such as this article and as such, I play on borderless mode so I can make use of my three screens. Commonly I can be found ...
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Could the 5:4 aspect ratio of my monitor affect videogames performance?

For starters I would like to mention my PC's specs: OS: Windows 7 64 bit CPU: AMD FX 6350 3.9GHz RAM: Dual Channel 6GB 1333MHz HDD: 500GB SATA III MOBO: ASUS M5A97 R2.0 GPU: Radeon HD 6750 I have ...
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Why does Borderlands 2 run better on my old PC than my new one?

My old PC is: CPU: 2x AMD Opteron 270 (so, 4 cores @2GHz total) RAM: 3.25GB DDR400 VGA1: AMD HD6870 VGA2: nVidia GT620 (for Physx) HDD: 15kRPM SCSI OS: Windows XP 32bit (hence the 3.25GB RAM) ...
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Why are games lagging on my laptop?

I have a Dell laptop with these specifications: Intel B950 2.1 GHz 4 GB RAM Intel HD Graphics 2000 Windows 8.1 I know these specs are low but it run games for others. I have seen people with same ...
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Optimizing performance Hearthstone Linux

I have to use a weak machine right now, so I have a huge lag while playing Hearthstone. So I was wondering if there a way to optimize its performance ;? Currently I have turned graphics to "Low" for ...
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Performance Issue when playing Rage

I recently installed rage on my PC, expecting to run smoothly after i played it on a less powerful pc having a decent FPS, BUT! Here comes the plot twist, because after I start a new game, (the pre-...
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Increase performance (Settings for Super Mario Galaxy 2)

I tried to play Super Mario Galaxy 2 on my laptop, with the dolphin emulator. Unfortunately it won't play over 20-30 fps and is very laggy. Also the speed is too slow. It's the same with GameCube, the ...
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Framerate chug every second or so in Team Fortress 2?

I have a fairly old gaming computer (5 years old or so) that I built, and used to play TF2 just fine. Starting about a year ago, I started getting a consistent framerate chug/freeze every second or ...
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Will the PSN Download of GTA5 onto a solid state drive perform better than the standard disc install?

I'm playing Grand Theft Auto 5 a lot and am wondering if I'll get a performance improvement (loading speed/ rendering) if I bought the digital version off PSN. I'm using a reconditioned PS3 Slimline ...
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XPS (Extreme Memory Profile) causing Skyrim bug to speed-stutter

I just upgraded from an socket AM3 790FX X4 at 3.1GHz (max OC) to an FX8350 AM3+ / 990FX with a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard. I've kept the 2x4GB of G.Skill F3-17000CL11-4GBSR RAM from the AM3 ...
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How to clear laggy chicken farm

I've irresponsibly made an auto breeding chicken farm on a multiplayer server. Unfortunately, I left my character AFK and the farm grew beyond any possibility of getting close, for it causes horrible ...