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Just a normal question; is gaming without Aero running in the background better?
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post #2 of 94
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Originally Posted by battleaxe231 View Post
Just a normal question; is gaming without Aero running in the background better?
The performance difference is negligable but you never know it could help a bit. Just incase you don't know you can Right Click>Compatibility>Disable to temporarily disable Aero

Sorry my bad I'm getting it mixed up with another option, that is for program compatibility
    
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Not unless your system is just *starving* for resources.
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Thanks mralex & pursuinginsanity, my pc is not starving for resources (check my specs).

In case of any performance gain i will disable it
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post #5 of 94
Some games auto disable it.



otherwise, no, with 4gbs of RAM and a quad core, no need to turn it off.
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It doesn't really make much of a difference. That said aero often disables itself while in a demanding game anyway, so I wouldn't worry about it.
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I ask this question because strangely enough i have less performance with my HD5770 in Mafia II then with my HD5570 in Mafia II. (Mafia II is a bit laggy, but i have the latest game updates installed tho)

I also have the Catalyst 11.4 Preview installed, should i uninstall this driver because its still in preview mode? (Could that be the cause?).
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post #8 of 94
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Originally Posted by battleaxe231 View Post
I ask this question because strangely enough i have less performance with my HD5770 in Mafia II then with my HD5570 in Mafia II.

I also have the Catalyst 11.4 Preview installed, should i uninstall this driver because its still in preview mode? (Could that be the cause?).


Just uninstall all the graphics drivers and start over again, but yeah, try 11.3
post #9 of 94
It doesn't matter
DWM/aero is disabled on fullscreen apps
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Thanks Master Chief and other guys, i will uninstall ati drivers and report back later on.

I appreciate your help guys, keep the suggestions and discussions coming btw
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