Optimise Windows for Gaming

Optimise Windows 10 for Frames Per Second


NVIDIA DRIVERS
Go to: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/drivers/
Use the menus to select your video card and download the correct driver package
During the installation process, DO NOT INSTALL GeForce Experiance, only install the drivers

NVDIA CONTROL PANEL
Choose: Manage 3D settings > Program Settings > {game name}
Set Power Management Mode to: Prefer maximum performance

STEAM
Go to your Steam library
Right-click the game and click Properties
In the General tab, enter the following in the LAUNCH OPTIONS box:
-high -USEALLAVAILABLECORES

WINDOWS: WINDOWS 10 GAME MODE
Start > Settings > Gaming
Captures > Record in the background while I’m playing a game: Off
Game Mode > Game Mode: Off

WINDOWS: DISABLE REMOTE ASSISTANCE
Start > Control Panel > System and Security > System > Advanced System Settings
Remote Tab > Advanced
Uncheck Allow the computer to be controlled remotely
Uncheck Allow Remote Assistance connections to this computer

WINDOWS: DISABLE FOCUS ASSIST
Start > Settings > System > Focus Assist, Off
Automatic Rules, all off

WINDOWS: SET TO HIGH PERFORMANCE MODE
Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Power Options
Put the computer to sleep: Never
Change advanced power settings, High Performance

WINDOWS: DISABLE APPS FROM STARTING AT BOOT THAT YOU DONT USE
Windows > Settings > Apps > Startup Tab
Turn off everything you dont use

WINDOWS: DISABLE UNNEEDED UPDATE OPTIONS
Windows > Settings > Update and Security > Windows Updates
Advance Options, Everything off
Delivery optimizations, Allow downloads from other PCs: Off

WINDOWS: DISABLE UNNEEDED BEAUTY OPTIONS
Control Panel > System and Security > System > Advanced System Settings
Advanced Tab > Performance > Setting Button
Choose "Custom"
Turn off all options except:
- Smooth edges of screen fonts
- Show thumbnails instead of icons