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    How to Optimize CPU for Gaming?


    by oliverflintt ·

    I am using my old system for gaming. At that time I have P4 Processor but now I upgrade it to an i5 with 11th Gen, also I used an SSD of 256 GB for optimization but still my game lacks sometimes and I don’t have any option to solve this problem.

    comment your suggestions, please

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    • #4093488
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      Re: optimise CPU

      by kees_b ·

      In reply to How to Optimize CPU for Gaming?

      You can’t update a CPU nor RAM, motherboard or SSD. You choose the right ones.
      You don’t mention the graphic card you have. That’s important also.

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      So your new PC has this i5?

      by rproffitt ·

      In reply to How to Optimize CPU for Gaming?

      Nice to have SSD but for today’s games you need a capable GPU (graphic card.)

      Many i5 CPUs have graphics but no gamer I know will like that.

      Unless all you play is DOOM?

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      How to Optimize CPU for Gaming?

      by Sheila Shelton ·

      In reply to How to Optimize CPU for Gaming?

      To optimize your CPU for gaming, you can follow several steps to ensure the best performance. Here are some recommendations:
      Update drivers: Install the latest CPU drivers for performance improvements and bug fixes.

      Adjust power settings: Select the High-Performance power plan to ensure maximum CPU performance.

      Disable unnecessary processes: Close background applications to free up system resources.

      Overclocking (if supported): Increase CPU clock speed cautiously for extra performance (research and cooling required).

      Manage system resources: Identify and close resource-intensive processes using task manager or system monitoring tools.

      Keep system cool: Clean dust, use cooling pads, and ensure proper airflow to prevent overheating.

      Consider hardware upgrades: Upgrade to a more powerful CPU if necessary for better gaming performance.

      Remember, a well-rounded system with optimized components like the graphics card, RAM, and storage is important for an optimal gaming experience.

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      Seeking Advice on Optimizing Gaming Experience with New i5 11th Gen Upgrade

      by mattfrancis40 ·

      In reply to How to Optimize CPU for Gaming?

      Certainly, here’s a shorter version:

      Good on you for the system upgrade! If you’re still facing game lag, try these:

      Check your graphics card.
      Consider more RAM (16GB).
      Keep drivers updated.
      Close background apps.
      Adjust in-game settings.
      Confirm monitor settings.
      Watch your system’s temperature.
      Look for game updates.
      Ensure a stable internet connection.
      These tweaks should boost your gaming experience. Ask for specifics if needed!

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      Reply To: How to Optimize CPU for Gaming?

      by blueapplepkg ·

      In reply to How to Optimize CPU for Gaming?

      Upgrading from a P4 to an Intel Core i5 11th Gen and adding an SSD was a significant performance boost, but for optimal gaming, ensure you have ample RAM (8GB or more), a dedicated graphics card for modern games, up-to-date drivers, and proper cooling to prevent overheating. Close unnecessary background applications, adjust in-game settings to match your hardware, and verify that your SSD has sufficient free space. Consider a high-speed internet connection for online gaming and always meet or exceed a game’s minimum system requirements. If issues persist, upgrading your graphics card or adding more RAM might be the next steps to consider.

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