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Will game performace improve if you have the desktop theme set to basic mode instead of Aero mode? I know that basic uses less graphics so I thought that it would help on games too.
    
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I just don't know if it will make a difference if the desktop theme was set to windows basic instead or windows aero themes. I just thought that maybe it would help to FPS a little or maybe other kinds of performance.
    
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Only place you would see a boost in is maybe 0.x FPS in some benchmarks and a few points for CPU related things (benchmarks)

No real point in doing it otherwise
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Originally Posted by thealex132 View Post
Only place you would see a boost in is maybe 0.x FPS in some benchmarks and a few points for CPU related things (benchmarks)

No real point in doing it otherwise
^This.
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I think Windows looks better with all the "fancy-fancy" turned off, I prefer XP and Vista in Windows classic mode.
    
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please don't bump unless you've not had any answers for 24 hours. we are pretty quick with replies here so more often than not such bumping is not needed
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please don't bump unless you've not had any answers for 24 hours. we are pretty quick with replies here so more often than not such bumping is not needed
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