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To Game Mode or Not to Game Mode, that is the question? (Windows 10 Game Mode Discussion)

I would like to see if anyone has taken the time to benchmark this new feature. I am less interested in the Max/Min, more in the frametime and latency.
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I benched it in Heaven. No change. So I leave it off. I might do more in depth test some point in the future.
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To Game Mode or Not to Game Mode, that is the question? (Windows 10 Game Mode Discussion)

I would like to see if anyone has taken the time to benchmark this new feature. I am less interested in the Max/Min, more in the frametime and latency.

The fact I have to do it manual for each game is a no go for me, if they had just done it default for every game, I would have just ignored it honestly and let them do it. Since there is basically no FPS difference though, I am not going to waste my time, especially when GSYNC 100hz already makes everything flow so well on its own. smile.gif
    
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I agree. I have however seen some people claim a smoother experience and higher low FPS. Even if it it slightly better, could be worth the use.
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I agree. I have however seen some people claim a smoother experience and higher low FPS. Even if it it slightly better, could be worth the use.

Yeah, if it is like a long 40-200 hour long game, I will try to remember to enable it, but other than not going to go out of my way for it.
    
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When I updated my W10 it turned itself on automatically. I haven't noticed any improvement or any degradation of performance. So until I notice one way or the other I personally do not care.
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When I updated my W10 it turned itself on automatically. I haven't noticed any improvement or any degradation of performance. So until I notice one way or the other I personally do not care.

I think globally it is "on" when you install. However I think to activate it you have to select the game once you start/load the game.
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Windows 10 Creator Update with lates Nvidia Drivers gave me so much trouble that I had to revert back to regular Windows 10.

Hoping for new drivers from Nvidia.

But yeah Push Windows Key + I there you guys will see that it is on by default.

Later when you are in game push Windows Key + G and enable it for that specific game as well.
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sorry if this is a silly question just want to make sure i'm doing it right, how can i disable DVR and have game mode still active in game?
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You guys do know that in the settings app there is a game mode to turn it on or off for everything. Same with dvr and game bar and game mode. Its been alright for me kept most of my settings but i have no plan on using it unless it actually helps with my ryzen 1700x (doubt it but worth a shot)
    
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