Xbox/Windows 10 PC Gaming Tips

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Windows 10 is getting unusually good reviews from the gaming crowd, so we thought we’d share a few simple tips on how to improve PC and Xbox performance. Sure, we could tell you to do something really technical with the Registry Code thingee, but we’d probably screw up your machine. Instead, a reminder of the basics – and a look forward to what’s coming up – makes much more sense. Besides, we don’t really have any idea how to Disable Nagle’s Algorithm…
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Windows 10 PC/Xbox Gaming Tips

Max Out Power Options And Battery Life: Factory default settings for power and battery performance don’t have the gamer in mind. Go in there and play around under the hood. She’ll run smoother in the long run…
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Windows 10 PC/Xbox Gaming Tips

Disable Automatic Update and Restart: The bane of the long distance gamer, this feature should be disabled by most users anyway. There’s nothing like losing your stats after a 14 hour marathon of Worlds of Warcraft…
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Windows 10 PC/Xbox Gaming Tips

Adjust Visual Effects for Best Performance: It’s similar for visuals, graphics and display settings. Tinker with a good balance so you’re optimizing sharpness and color while reducing lag time.
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Windows 10 PC/Xbox Gaming Tips

Prevent Steam From Updating Games Automatically: It’s tricky but the auto update opt out button can be found by drilling down into Download options. It beats waiting out an annoying update on a game you barely play…
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Windows 10 PC/Xbox Gaming Tips

Keep Windows 10 Drivers Up To Date: You can update drivers right from your PC Settings, but it’s best to visit the manufacturer’s website periodically to make sure drivers are up-to-date.
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Windows 10 PC/Xbox Gaming Tips

Get DirectX 12: This essential API tool supports lowered power consumption, enhanced graphical effects, multiple GPU/CPU cores and better frame-rates. Stay on top of it…
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Windows 10 PC/Xbox Gaming Tips

Windows 10 Bitstream Audio is coming in early 2017 and will be bringing Dolby Atmos support to Microsoft platforms with the Blu-ray player.
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Windows 10 PC/Xbox Gaming Tips

Windows 10 Arena on Xbox Live promises to be an easy new way to play in online tournaments on your console or PC. Coming in Q1 2017…
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And, Finally…

Windows 10 Beam Integration will allow Xbox One and PC users to stream and interact more smoothly without using an external service or hooking up any additional equipment. Is it March 2017 yet?…
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