Windows 10: Game Mode slows down my PC

  1.    21 Apr 2017 #1

    Game Mode slows down my PC


    Has anyone else tried the new "Game Mode" in Creators Update? I tried it with PCSX2 (PS2 emulator) and I noticed that my PC got really REALLY slow, even on PCSX2's menus. Also, after I closed it, my computer stayed slow. I went back into settings and turned Game Mode off which didn't take effect until after a restart. Has anyone else had a similar experience with Game Mode slowing their PC to a crawl?
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  2.    21 Apr 2017 #2

    Not me.
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  3.    21 Apr 2017 #3

    It's supposed to be good for just limited number of games and emulators run in it's own environment so they can't possibly benefit from anything but better HW.
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       21 Apr 2017 #4

    Yes it will slow down some systems. It's a new feature and will improve with time.

    Google may help you find solutions:

    game mode slows down pc - Google Search
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