Questions tagged [performance]

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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How much faster is the Steam Deck's NVMe SSD than the eMMC or SD card options?

The 256GB and 512GB Steam Decks are advertised with faster storage (NVMe SSD) than the 64GB version's eMMC internal storage. But I read that the eMMC storage read times are more or less comparable ...
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Speed of MicroSDXC Card for Nintendo Switch

I want to extend the storage available on my Switch (OLED) with a MicroSDXC card. The officially licensed ones have the following specs: Sequential Read Performance Up to 100MB/s Sequential Write ...
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Can Elite Dangerous run old old GPUs? [duplicate]

I'd like to buy Elite:Dangerous, the Steam minimum requirements say "Nvidia GTX 470 / AMD R/ 240" and "DirectX: Version 11" I have an Nvidia GT 730. My friend says I should be able ...
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What version of Minecraft: Java Edition has the best performance?

So, I am going to start a private Minecraft server. But I get poor performance in 1.18. I am considering 1.8.9, but I don't know if this is the best option. I am using a Rasberry Pi 4 B.
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Does Optifine Make Minecraft Run Smoother Or Slower On A Low-End Gaming PC?

I have a pretty low-end PC that runs low-graphic games when it is having a good day (When it doesn't crash every two minutes). I recently downloaded Optifine, and after a bit of playing, I noticed ...
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In Minecraft, can one player's latency affect another's?

My son plays Minecraft Java Edition. He has his own Minecraft realm on a remote server, and he is convinced that he experiences high lag and even loses his connection when a certain other player joins....
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My framerate in Feed The Beast: Endeavour is awful, even though my PC is good. What can I do about this?

I have a decent enough PC (8 GB of RAM, i5 6600K, Radeon RX 570) that should be able to handle Feed The Beast: Endeavour fine, but my FPS jumps around between 5 to 10 FPS. What can I do about this?
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Installing Fallout 4 broke other games

I received Fallout 4 for Christmas and installed it through Steam. I fired it up and found I'm getting <10 FPS. I tried a few things (see below) and then, in my sadness, fired up Subnautica, only ...
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Unstable FPS while playing Metro Exodus - Enhanced Edition

Update: In recent couple of days, I have found inconsistence GPU power used by this game. please refer to screen shot1, which has gpu power of only 54 watts and hence very low fps. In screen shot2, ...
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Cannot play games with NVIDIA RTX 2070 Super + Intel Xeon Silver

For professional purposes, I work on a computer with the following specifications: Graphics card NVIDIA RTX 2070 SUPER (8 GB), Processor (x 2) Intel Xeon Silver 2.40 GHz, and 128 GB RAM I tried to ...
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Battlefield 2042 is limiting threads and process priority

On a 2600x 6-core 12-thread CPU the game is using only 8 threads at 100% usage with other 4 on idle. You cannot change/unlock or do anything with e.g. Process Lasso, it is hard-locked at 8 threads ...
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Minecraft running at 2 fps; more than sufficient hardware specification, lag-o-meter maxed out during rendering pass and sporadic memory access errors

I've been having very persistent issues on an old laptop of mine trying to get minecraft 1.12.2 to work. I have tried a lot of things and narrowed the issue down to what is almost certainly an engine /...
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Do PS4 games still get a performance upgrade on PS5 if run from external storage?

The PlayStation 5 (PS5) has the option to run PlayStation 4 (PS4) games from an external USB drive to save space on the main drive for more intensive PS5 games, which can only be run from the internal ...
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What is the fastest Minecraft launcher for versions 1.17 or 1.16.5? [closed]

Which Minecraft launcher gives the best performance in lower end computers? My specs are as follows (I know pretty old...): 3.7 GiB Ram Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2310M CPU @ 2.10GHz (1 physical processor; ...
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Minecraft Java - single player - Local installation vs playing from server performance

Mine is an old pc and when using some redstone and water flow based farms it is becoming laggy - CPU utilization in task manager is 100%; rest of the metrics seems fine. Even when exploring with ...
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Disabling out-of-map rendering in Rocket League

I am trying to play Rocket League on a core i7-4610m, 8gb RAM, and a SataIII SSD. I struggle to get 30 fps consistently at 720p. My display is 1080p. I have asked Psyonix, to no avail, to make a ...
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What causes the terrible FPS drop in CS:GO and why does `logadress_add 1` solve it?

Sometimes in a match on Faceit, my fps drop from ~300 to 20. Opening the ingame console and typing "logadress_add 1" will freeze my game for 3-5 seconds and afterwards my fps are back to ...
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Why does Jedi: Fallen Order runs so smooth?

disclaimer: I'm new to PC gaming and this question may be dumb, but I couldn't find anything online Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order isn't a game known for its optimization. My friend, playing with a ...
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Lag on old PC games until a gamepad is connected

Some older Windows XP games are running very slow on my Windows 10 PC. However, if a gamepad is connected before the game boots, it runs at full speed. It doesn't matter whether the game even uses ...
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FPS drop after some minutes but recovery after go window mode and go back fullscreen

I just changed my PC config. It is now: GPU Gigabyte GTX 1080 G1 8GB GDDR5X RAM Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 PC-24000 16GB 2x8GB CL15 CPU AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6GHz BOX Motherboard Gigabyte X570 ...
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Minecraft running slow but resource usage is low

I am trying to help a friend of mine get his Minecraft instance running decently. He has a workstation laptop with an i7 (3rd gen, not sure which exact model), a Nvidia Quadro K3000M, 16 GB RAM and an ...
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How to get better performance from Minecraft on a i7-8750H and RTX 2070 [duplicate]

I have been looking around everywhere to find a way so I can improve the performance of Minecraft on my laptop but not sure what to do so far I have been using things like optifine which does help to ...
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Minehut lobby fps low

Whenever I join the main minehut lobby I get a considerable drop of fps. The frames I get range from 10-30. I also know that my settings are fine because when I join hypixel my frames are above 500. ...
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Touhou 6 random lag spikes

Every 10 seconds or so, the game freezes for about 0.2-0.5 seconds while reporting to run on constant 62.50 FPS. I'm running Win10, here's what I've tried: "OBS-fix", setting the graphics ...
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Is there anyway to clear lag from minecraft? [duplicate]

I just wanted to know because my computer is very old. Please don't say things like "turn your render distance down" and things like that.
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FORTNITE: Always a connection error on the first try

Whenever I play FORTNITE (Battle Royale), it fails to join a game on the first try. On the second try, it succeeds. I get to the load screen, and the progress bar doesn't move. Finally, after a ...
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How much does a minecraft bedrocks server affect internet speed?

I share a internet router with my neighbors and they run a minecraft : bedrock edition server that is on all the time even when they're not at online. I assume they run it on a raspberry PI or a ...
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On my older laptop or desktop, NVidia drivers won't work properly?

I have an older PC, and installed Linux on it to give it some new life. It has a gaming gpu in it, but it won't run games nearly as fast now. So I read you need the proprietary nvidia driver as the ...
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How can I get a modded minecraft server running smoothly on a personal computer? [closed]

I'm looking to run a modded minecraft server (1.12.2) for myself and a friend to play on. There are quite a few mods we're looking to use, and I'd like to know what I can do to make the server run ...
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Benchmarking doom eternal

Is there any built-in benchmark in Doom Eternal? I'd like to play with video options to squeeze as much as possible out of my PC and I am looking for a consistent way to measure the performance ...
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How to reduce Roblox lag on a possibly Potato PC

I'm looking for ways to further reduce/remove lag from my possibly potato PC. I did reduce most of the quality settings from the Roblox studio, and only plays games on lowest possible settings. But, ...
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Are there any good fixes for late game performance or is all hope lost?

I have a really buff PC IMO: 16GB 2800Mhz RAM 12 Thread i7-3930K SSD gtx 780ti And I've settled with only playing medium-size systems. Yet the end-game events will inevitably lag my PC (...
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Is it safe to run a heavy game in a non-gaming laptop?

I have an Acer laptop with a dedicated graphics card GeForce 940MX, Core i5, but one single cooler (it's not a gaming laptop by any stretch of the imagination). It's thin, which causes little ...
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Why do i get Tearing/Graphics lag when FPS >= 60 on Rainbow Six Game / All games?

no matter on which way i achieve FPS >= 60 on Rainbow 6 (and other games), there is screen lag or tearing i do not know what it is exactly. Can anyone help? I have tried all kind of monitors, ...
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Will setting up RAID 1 on secondary HDD(s) where games are installed affect performance? [closed]

I'm recently setting up a new computer and was trying to decide if I should set up RAID 1 on my computer for data redundancy purposes. (so I don't lose data if a drive fails) My setup has a small (...
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How to improve FPS in Borderlands 1, 2 (normal and VR) and Pre-Sequel on a high resolution 4K monitor on PC?

I got myself a 4K monitor and at its native resolution the Borderlands games give me low FPS: Borderlands GOTY Enhanced (remaster with all DLCs and support for high resolutions built-in) Borderlands ...
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Does Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis run better on Xbox 360 or the Xbox?

I just bought Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis for my original Xbox, but it runs very slowly. If I were to buy an Xbox 360 and download the game on it, will it run better than it does on the original ...
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CPU requirements for Minecraft Server?

Most questions ask about how much RAM or how much bandwidth a Minecraft server needs, but I haven't found much information on CPU requirements. Let's say I have the following specs for a dedicated ...
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(Java Minecraft 1.14) Datapack scoreboard timer optimization?

Let's say that I have a scoreboard which acts as a timer for armorstands doing something. Every time an armorstand's value in the scoreboard gets to x (for now, let's say x = 20) the armor stand does ...
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In Apex Legends, Players are very jerky/laggy, stuttering players

TLDR; network sucks, framerate great The game RENDERS at about 40fps, which is fine, but the players move at about 3 FPS. I'm certain it's not a framerate issue as I can still look around and it ...
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Low FPS even though GPU memory is not fully consumed [closed]

In games like, for example, Ghost Recon: Wildlands, there is an indicator to show how much of the GPU memory is being used when changing settings. However, why is it that even though the total usage ...
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Trials Rising: Poor performance (low FPS) for Laptop with Hybrid Graphic (Intel HD530 / GeForce GTX965M)

I run Trials Rising on my XMG P406 Laptop. The configuration: Intel Core i7-6700HQ CPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M I get a framerate of 15 FPS, which is not playable. In "Advanced options" of Trials ...
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Frequency redstone VS Loop command block,performance?

I want to make a clock with a precision of one second. So,there are two ways to do this. 1、a redstone clock.(one second)And a commond_block [/scoreboard players add @e[name=Time] Time 1. 2、3 ...
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How to fix Minecraft lag & improve performance on latest OSX 10.14.1

I'm on the newest Macbook Pro using Mohjave, 10.14.1. And I have Optifine installed with all video settings set to either off, or fast and stuff moving around is super laggy and jerky. It's not the ...
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Does the type of hard drive affect load times for an Xbox 360 Slim?

I currently have a 300 GB solid-state external USB 2.0 hard drive connected to my Xbox 360 slim and install / load games from it. Would load times in my games improve if I use the SATA drives (...
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Which way do the fade sliders in Skyrim go?

I've looked around the web before but never clearly understood (and never observed the effects in-game from) these sliders. What do the "Object Fade", "Grass Fade", "Light Fade" etc sliders mean, and ...
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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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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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