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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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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What is the strange general slowdown (walking/motion speed) in Splatoon 2?

I play Splatoon with the Switch connected to a TV, Definitely LAN (wired) connection from the Switch to the internet router. Very fast internet Absolutely no other use of the internet during play I ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Major lag on Minecraft Servers ( I have good fps)

Lately I am getting very bad lag on every server (e.g Skyrealms Hypixel Mineplex and every other multiplayer server that I like to play). I have tried reinstalling Minecraft, logging out and logging ...
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Minecraft: weird lag issues for a certain player on my Vanilla 1.11.2 server

Basically I'm running a Vanilla server (1.11.2) on my computer and one player has suddenly started having a strange lag/packet loss issue. Symptoms 10 or so second joining time The player can open ...
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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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Why do I have low FPS on a good PC?

So I was playing Minecraft with shaders at around 50 - 80 fps 10 minutes ago. then i disconnected and minimised minecraft so I could make a new wallpaper in paint.net. Then when I got back into my ...
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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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Minecraft loads chunks very slowly even on SSD

I clean installed Minecraft and tried to make a world. It starts saying "Building terrain" for about 30 seconds, then gets stuck on "Downloading terrain". The RAM usage goes to about 1300 MB during ...
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How can get better FPS in Minecraft?

On Minecraft servers I only have around 5 FPS when I'm running around. This makes the game very hard to play. I have tried many things but nothing has worked. Optifine will not download, and I have ...
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Fullscreen resolution

I want to squeeze more performance from my PC (Windows) when playing games and i want to know if lowering the resolution (+scaling to be the same size like the monitor 1080p) is better (performance ...
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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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Improve performance for an underpowered Minecraft server

I have a desktop machine (Windows 7) on my home network that I use mostly as a file server. I set up a vanilla Minecraft server (1.8.8) on it for me and my kids to play on. I have some other friends ...
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Minecraft server lag since updating to 1.8

My server has worked well since 2011, however, nowadays, since updating to 1.8 (actually some subversion of 1.8, not actually 1.8, but I went directly from .2, 3 or something to .8) it lags very much. ...
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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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Having a very odd lag issue on one Minecraft server

On minecraft, I've been getting horrible lag on one of my favorite servers. I checked the ping (by hovering over the bars in the multiplayer menu), and it's great: 35. However, when I join the ...
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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 ...