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I Dunn if I am doing something wrong. But game mode seems to give me worse performance compared to game mode off.
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I swear to God leave it to MS to have a decent concept and screw up its relatively simple implementation. Why bring up an interface at all? Cant you just press a damned combination and it turns on?... Gamers concerned with performance to this degree know their shortcuts.

Why is this so hard?
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post #183 of 187
I don't think that this would make a difference. I think that it is more just like Steam Big Picture mode. Most modern PCs with gaming in mind are fast enough to not be bothered by background processes, so I cannot imagine how much of a difference this is going to make.
     
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post #184 of 187
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I Dunn if I am doing something wrong. But game mode seems to give me worse performance compared to game mode off.

It can happen. Some games in the previews performed worse, like you say. Even with what is supposed to be a bottlenecked scenario, with a 2C/4T CPU, the i3-7350K and a GTX 1080, the results were either flat, 1-3% gains, 1-3% losses and in Hitman the losses were 11-14%.

Here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/243927-early-windows-10-game-mode-testing-shows-performance-regressions-minimal-improvement
 
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I don't think that this would make a difference. I think that it is more just like Steam Big Picture mode. Most modern PCs with gaming in mind are fast enough to not be bothered by background processes, so I cannot imagine how much of a difference this is going to make.

I agree with this point, maybe 'Game Mode' is for PCs on the Ultra-Low End who are on the boarder of a game being playable or not playable.
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I Dunn if I am doing something wrong. But game mode seems to give me worse performance compared to game mode off.

It can happen. Some games in the previews performed worse, like you say. Even with what is supposed to be a bottlenecked scenario, with a 2C/4T CPU, the i3-7350K and a GTX 1080, the results were either flat, 1-3% gains, 1-3% losses and in Hitman the losses were 11-14%.

Here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/243927-early-windows-10-game-mode-testing-shows-performance-regressions-minimal-improvement
damn I was hoping it might be able to take some of the pressure off my aging vishy.
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It's too much of a hassle to go through my games, set them to borderless window or just window to get the game bar on to turn on the option, then go back and put the game back into exclusive mode.

Also, the Xbox app tracks all your gaming when using game mode.
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