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If you want to play the latest games in your PC without buying any additional graphics card and extra memory then you can optimize your PC and do some changes which may help you a lot with the better gaming experience.  


1. Adjust Windows game mode.


To start your Windows 10 gaming boost, head to Settings, Game Mode –or just search for ‘game mode’ in the Start bar. The‘Background recording’ setting on the Game DVR tab uses part of your computer’s processing power to record every second of action in your game. Unless you’re running an ultra-fast rig, it’s best to turn this setting off to improve performance and avoid lag. The other settings here shouldn’t affect performance.


2. Update your graphics drivers.


Keeping your graphics processor (GPU) drivers up to date is critical to ensure
Windows makes full use of your graphics card (because nothing’s worse than FPS drops). These drivers often receive regular updates, with each new iteration improving video performance. To check which graphics card you have, right-click the Windows icon, open Device Manager, then press Display Adapters. Next, go to the manufacturer’s support site and install the drivers you need–the most popular being Nvidia and AMD.

 


3. Overclock your GPU.


If you want to squeeze every last bit of juice from your PC, try overclocking your GPU. However, be aware that although it’s not super-dangerous, overclocking can invalidate your warranty or even ‘brick’ your machine, because you’re pushing hardware beyond its recommended rating. Since the graphics card is working overtime, overclocking makes your computer hot so thoroughly clean out the inside and ensure the heat is being properly dispersed, otherwise it may shut down or burn out. Now install the free tool MSI After Burner, which also lets you use your Android phone to overclock your PC. Alternatively, check your GPU manufacturer’s site to see if it offers its own overclocking software.


4. Sort out your startup programs.


The art of optimizing your PC for gaming is to kill any unnecessary processes so your computer can focus on performance. To this end, it’s essential to control which programs start when Windows boots up. Open Task Manager either by searching the Start menu, right-clicking the taskbar or pressing, Ctrl+Alt+Del and click the Start-up tab. Highlight all but the most important tasks (even those listed as having a low impact), then click Disable on each one.




5. Turn off visual effects.


Visual effects can be a major drag on your PC –they may look nice but they’re mostly useless when gaming, so turn them off. Press Windows+i and search for performance. Select ‘Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows’. By default, Windows manages the optimal settings for basic use, so tick the box ‘Adjust for best performance’, which switches off all visual effects. Apply the setting and click OK.

6. Tweak your power plan.


Some gamers swear that a computer’s power plan affects your gaming experience while others reckon it doesn’t make a lot of difference, but if you want to err on the side of caution, search the Start menu for power and look for ‘Additional power settings’. You can tweak existing settings, but it’s better to ‘Create a power plan’ –the option is on the left-hand side–and select ‘High performance’.  If you’re playing on a laptop, keep it plugged in, because running on battery won’t yield the best results for intensive gaming.


7. Disable Nagle’s algorithm.  


Nagle’s algorithm is a clever way of reducing network congestion, but its effect can be keenly felt when it causes games to lag. To stop this, find out your IP address by opening Command Prompt and typing icon fig, making a note of your IPv4 address. Next, open the Registry Editor, then navigate to: 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ 
CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\ Parameters\Interfaces
Click through the folders until you find the one that contains a ‘DhcpIPAddress’ that matches your IP address. Right-click this folder and select  New, ‘DWORD (32-bit value)’. Name your first TcpAckFrequency, then create a second called TCPNoDelay. Set both values to 1. This should disable Nagle’s algorithm. To switch it back on, change each value to 0.


8. Stop automatic updates.
 

Automatic updates may be useful, but they have a habit of slowing down gaming sessions or stopping them altogether. You can temporarily switch off Windows auto-updates by typing update options in the Start bar and clicking ‘Advanced options’.Under ‘Updateoptions’, toggle off ‘Automatically download updates’. Beneath this is the option to ‘Show a notification when your PC requires are start to finish updating’. Turn this on to avoid any nasty, unscheduled mid-game restarts. Now head over to Steam, if you use that platform, and click the Stream button in the top left corner. Select Settings, Download, then tick the box marked ‘Only update games between’  and choose the best times. Also, untickAllow downloads during gameplay’.
Should a game update cause a problem, right-click the offending game in Stream, select Properties and go to betas, use the drop-down menu 'Choose which betas you'd like to opt into' to roll back the game to a previous version.
Other platforms, such as EA Origins, have similar options in the Application Settings menu.




9. Check you're running.


DirectX 12 is a Microsoft technology that makes games run faster and more smoothly. Your computer may already have it - check by pressing Windows+r and typing dxdiag in the Run box. This brings up the DirectX Diagnostic Tool, which displays your current version of DirectX. If you haven't got the latest version, you can get it by installing Microsoft's DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer.


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