You might think that inserting one of the best graphic card in your system will result in a better graphics performance than standard performance but there are certain other things that have to be done by you (other than overclocking) before you can get an actual performance boost out of your gaming system. So Today I would help you increase your system’s speed through following ways.
The latest drivers can be a solution to better gaming performance for gamers because the latest or newly released drivers have a new set of features and bug fixes introduced in them. So if you have a card that is running on driver that were installed a year ago, it is running at 10-20 per cent slower than normal.
Adjust your system for best performance
As you are looking at better performance in gaming and all your graphic details are being taken care of by the GPU, you should set your system for best performance by following steps.
Click Start, right-click Computer, click Properties, and then click Advanced system settings.
On the Advanced tab, click Settings under Performance.
On the Visual Effects tab, click Adjust for best performance, and then click OK.
Click OK to close the System Properties dialog box.
Test your game.
Visit the game publishers website in case you are facing a problem which is a known. There could be a patch or hot-fix for that problem which can solve the problem and improve your gaming speeds.
Game Booster (Freeware Software)
It is a must have software for every gamer because as the name suggests, It Boosts up your gaming experience by optimizing your system for gaming by disabling various services temporarily that can affect gaming performance. There are other options in Game Booster like Game Drivers, which checks for latest updates of your graphic card, sound and network drivers. Then there is Game Defrag menu which will defrag your gaming directories, so that games load faster.
Changing Game Settings
– Lowering the shadow detail can have a huge impact on improving your gaming performance as it uses a lot of your processing power.
– V-Sync if enabled, prevents the next frame from being displayed unless the present one has been fully rendered. This is not desirable in games that require fast responses like first-person shooters. So it is best to Disable V-Sync.
– Gaming details : Many games give you the option to improve details like dynamic lighting, water ripples, etc., for giving you a richer gaming experience. While it all sounds good, it does use up your cards processing power. So unless you have a very fast or high spec card, it is best to keep these fine adjustments disabled.
–Disable Anti-aliasing (AA)
Anti-aliasing is a process which helps in smoothening the jagged edges. For instance, while gaming we come across lots of sharp objects which look pixellated at the edges such as leaves, wires, etc which is called aliasing. So an anti-aliasing will try to work on those pixels on the edge to give you a smooth edge and a better image quality. But this will reduce the performance of your graphic card to some extent. So unless you have a very powerful graphic card, it is pointless to crank up the anti-aliasing filter to an extent where your game play is affected.
–Disable Anisotropic Filtering (AF)
After anti-aliasing, you will come across this term – Anisotropic filtering (AF) – a lot in your game settings menu. Anisotropic filtering tries to enhance the sharpness and clarity of textured object. Textured object consists of different types of data such as color, transparency among others. It is best to keep it disabled unless you have a powerful graphics solution.