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    QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    Yay or nay for GeForce Experience and AMD Gaming Evolved?
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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    I personally don't at all, though I did for GTA V and it somehow gave me a miraculous performance increase despite using the same settings I had set for myself as far as I could see. That's the only time I've really seen a benefit to it though, it tends to turn on stuff like VSync and Anti-Aliasing that I dont personally see the need for.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    No. GeForce Experience doesn't work with my card, and Raptr doesn't properly support GOG, and the games it did support didn't seem to make much of a difference when it did optimize them.
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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    No. I think some of the fun is in tweaking the settings of the game to find the right balance of performance and I always found on GeForce Experience that the settings were never good for my machine. The settings were either too high and my FPS struggled or it was too low and I weren't getting the best visuals I could.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    Not for me. I try to find the best balance between image quality and performance based on what I prefer.

    That said, I do understand why these "auto-optimised" stuff is here though. There's lots of people who wouldn't want do deal with graphics settings and for those looking to buy a SFF PC as a game console, they also probably want the convenience.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    just stick everything on high see if it works if not the game normally does it for you and you tweak from there ..
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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    I manually configure at first and then see if geforce experience puts in higher settings or not, that's all I really use it for rather than auto configure.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    Possibly would for some games.. but anything modded, like skyrim, and it becomes utterly useless. In fact worse that useless, they become detrimental, nagging about having an un-optimised game in their library which should they optimise it, completely ruins the fps by enabling settings that most definitely need to be off for mods like ENB. Instead of wasting money on such 'services' they should spend the money elsewhere, marketing, R&D, subsidies.. Anything else really.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    Yes. I am lazy.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    I haven't used it myself, although I may give it a go this weekend and see what happens.
    I always kinda felt I should know what all the stuff is in the settings and understand how to set it up myself... I'm learning slowly!

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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    Tried it (Geforce Experience, that is) for fun, but when it "optimized" CS:GO to the point where my fps were close to halved I had enough. For some storyheavy single-player game I just might try it out again, though.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    Yes, and yet No.
    I have five games currently showing within GFE, three of which are fully optimized.
    The other two, including DA:Inquisition, I have dropped the Post Processing and Shadow Quality down a notch. Still looks great, without melting my GPU.....

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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    I usually set everything to maximum and if the average FPS < 60, then I'll see what GeForce Experience suggests and then if things are still too sluggish I'll start tinkering myself. I usually start with AA. GeForce Experience recommended 8x AA in one of my recent titles, but I still had to drop it to 4x, so that when things got hectic, game play remained smooth.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    No need as a 290 @ 1440p seems to do fine running games maxed out.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    never, i like to choose what to compromise to get it running on my particular hardware e.g. 144hz monitor

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    Re: QOTW: Do you auto-optimise your PC games?

    I usually turn everything to the top and if it doesn't work see what raptr thinks and probably tweak a little from there.

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