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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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In Minecraft, is it better for performance to run one function with an @e selector, or run a function as @e?

I'm writing a Minecraft Datapack that adds "Abilities", each of which has its own function that's run once per tick. I have a scoreboard objective for each Ability, that determines whether ...
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Resident Evil HD Remaster is stuttering, and movement is in slow motion

I just wanted to play Resident Evil 1 HD Remaster on my Asus TUF Gaming notebook, but it is a little bit unplayable. I have these problems: Cutscenes are stuttering, and in slow motion, subtitles are ...
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Is there an inexpensive method of applying effects to a player based on an item in their inventory?

I'm running a server for a group of friends with a significant number of custom items which give an effect when in the player's inventory (NOT just when held, which minecraft supports natively). ...
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Not maximum CPU and GPU utilization in Fortnite

I have the following problem: I have set 240 FPS in Fortnite. However, these are never reached constantly. Most of the time they are at 100-150 FPS. However, my CPU and GPU are BOTH underutilized. ...
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I get huge FPS drops when I move my mouse in certain games

As the title says, I am getting huge FPS drop in some games. Currently, I'm having issues in: Apex Legends Marauders 7 Days to Die What's happening is, when I'm not moving my mouse, that the FPS is ...
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Really weird performance issues Minecraft Java Edition

First off, I am using a really old macbook pro from 2012 with a core i5 2nd generation which is really old, but I got some pleasant results. (This isn't my main PC; it's just an old laptop.) What I ...
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Does limiting frames in dota 2 help to reduce power consumption GPU?

Does limiting frames in Dota 2 help to reduce power consumption GPU? There is an option to limit the in-game FPS of Dota 2. Does this reduce the GPU power consumption as well? Would like to know ...
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Why does GeForce Experience prefer 64-bit render targets OFF for max quality in SkyrimSE?

Regarding SkyrimSE, vanilla, when I crank GeForce Experience's (hereafter "GFE") optimization slider all the way to "quality," I would expect it to turn on anything that improves ...
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How well does the Nintendo Switch perform in terms of graphics compared to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4?

I'm interested in playing Hogwarts Legacy on Nintendo Switch. Since the Switch is a mobile console, I'm a little concerned the game's graphics might not be as good as on the Xbox or PlayStation even ...
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Can modern CPUs run PhysX with high FPS?

PhysX is over ten years old now, and back then running PhysX supported games with cpu-only PhysX setting guaranteed low framerates. Can today's fastest processors like Intel i9 paired with non-nvidia ...
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Which handheld console performs better with larger game ports?

I own the Nintendo Switch and am quite happy with its format when it comes to travelling and playing on the go, but the hardware sure has its limitations and struggles with bigger games, especially ...
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Sudden FPS drop in Cemu BOTW caused by unknown monster only

Using latest Cemu 1.26.2f with AMD Radeon HD 7800, I get a solid 27-30 FPS with the default settings. But whenever Link is facing in the direction of this monster (looking south from Riverside Stable ...
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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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How can I reduce Source Games load times, specifically Half-Life 2?

These games takes like 30-60 seconds to load a new section, depending on how many assets need to be loaded Any way to decrease these load times? 10 seconds would feel like heaven, any help appreciated....
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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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Does RAM matter for FPS?

So far, I was under the impression that it's the GPU which is responsible for FPS in a game. But looking at Cyberpunk 2077 forums, many say that they had an FPS boost after upgrading their RAM from 8 ...
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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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