Microsoft announced a few months ago that the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update (launching this April, but currently available in beta for Windows Insiders) will include the Game Mode.
As the name likely suggest, it is a setting suited for playing games. Microsoft says while the PC is on Game Mode, much of the computer resources will be dedicated to improving the performance and instructiveness of the game being played. Your gaming experience on PC is about to improve by at least some few percentages while in Game Mode.
At a recent Game Developers Conference, a guy from the Xbox Advanced Technology Group, Eric Walston, explained that the Game Mode is going to “focus the existing hardware on providing the best possible gaming experience.”
Earlier versions of Windows OS treats an ongoing game like just another application software (processes) running at the same time as others, without any special treatment. However, with Game Mode on, when a game is running, Windows will isolate CPU resourced dedicated exclusively to processing and optimizing that game. The same goes for GPU, which will give as much attention as possible exclusively to …read more