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Windows 7: Windows 7 Low Performance while Gaming?

09 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
Windows 7 Low Performance while Gaming?

I keep getting a windows pop up everynow and then when im gaming saying that windows has noticed my performance is really low would I like to switch to a basic etc. etc. Im not sure how this is even possible with my setup. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Ive checked my temps on both my GPU/CPU and they are all within normal range and this last time I got it while I was gaming both my GPU/CPU were under half load.

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09 Jul 2011   #2

64 bit Home Premium

you could fix it to buy a better videocard?
i dont really know but it might fix it
or just delete some stuff that makes your computer faster

on what game this problem comes?
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09 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit

Buy a better video card?!? Thats a Nvidia GTX 470 I would say thats pretty good video card....
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23 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 10 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rhonjura View Post
Buy a better video card?!? Thats a Nvidia GTX 470 I would say thats pretty good video card....
yup can run pretty much anything maxed out i lol'ed when i saw this
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23 Jul 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Perhaps it is an issue with a particular game itself. Many older games, as well as some new ones tend to turn off Aero by default, probably by "accident". What I do is just switch to the Aero basic theme before turning on any games that push my hardware, and thus I never saw this message myself again.
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23 Jul 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1

Soo, windows keeps showing you popups, but is the game running the way you want it?
This is an important point, you said that both are on ~50% load (means wether you have Vsync on, or it is a software problem)
How many fps are u getting?
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23 Jul 2011   #7

Ubuntu 12.10

Ya, what games are you running? Also, update your GPU drivers: - Get the Most Out of Your GPU
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