- Change the video settings in the game.
Going into the video settings and lowering some of them can greatly increase the fps of the game. Settings to lower include:
- Texture Quality
- Bit Depth
- Remove background processes.
Though the card may be operating at a high level, there may be programs slowing down Windows, which can decrease your fps. To remove background processes:
- Check for icons in the Notification Area (by default this is located to the left of the clock in the bottom right corner of the screen). Just right-click on icons for programs not currently in use, and select the Exit or Close option.
- Update your graphics card drivers.
The graphics card manufacturer generally has the latest updates.
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Friday, April 1, 2011
How to Improve the Gaming Performance of Your Graphics Card
The overall goal of increasing the performance of a graphics card is to increase the frames per second (fps) at which a game operates. This can be achieved multiple ways. Some suggestions are as follows: