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Windows 8 Performance Drop

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    Windows 8

    Windows 8 Performance Drop


    Windows 8 Performance Drop


    So I upgraded to Windows 8 64bit a month ago, and my gaming performance has dropped ever since then. I have a gt650M, so I know that isn't a problem. I didn't do a clean install; I did the upgrade via the assistant. For instance, Just Cause 2 stutters, whereas in 7 it didn't. My nVidia drivers are up to date as well. This is really irritating me. Any suggestions?

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    Have you updated all your mobo drivers and your BIOS, sometimes this helps especially with the BIOS update. Windows 8 recommends updating your BIOS before installing the OS.
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    Posts : 9
    Windows 8


    I updated the BIOS after I upgraded, and I believe all of my drivers are updated. So updating my drivers wouldn't do anything.
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    Kolkata, India
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    Windows® 8.1 Pro 64-Bit


    Is your Windows Up to Date? if not the you run Windows Update and update your windows 8 to latest.In windows Update there you will see WDDM driver for your Graphics card. These WDDM driver works best with Windows 8.

    Hope it will help...........
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  5. #5


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8


    All of my drivers are up to date. Thank you though. Any other suggestions?
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