What We Should do to Optimize PC for Gaming?
PC games are becoming heavier day by day due to increased graphics details. So maintaining a PC for best gaming performance is necessary if you are a serious gamer. Below are the guidance how to accelerate your Windows PC for best gaming experience.
- Antivirus Silent Gaming Mode
Suppose you are playing a game and antivirus detect any threat then your running game is paused and its window is minimized to taskbar. Thus your game will be interrupted. Most of antivirus software have silent gaming mode i.e. after enabling this mode antivirus automatically fix security problems and do not prompt you to take an action.
- Use a Complete PC optimizer
While playing an advanced PC game your PC must be dedicated to it and it should not be slow due to defragmented hard drives,registry and RAM. You must scan and optimize your PC daily with a good system optimizer software such as System mechanic or Iobit Advanced system care.
- Free the most of RAM
There are many idle processes run in background and waste PC RAM. For best gaming performance most of your PC RAM should be free. Use a RAM optimizer software to free RAM. Chilly memory optimizer is a very good tool to optimize RAM and it can also optimize RAM for any running process.[link]
- Increase the Virtual Memory
To increase the gaming performance you can increase the virtual memory of hard drive in which the game is installed. You can increase the memory: by:-
Right click on my computer icon and select properties > Advanced > Virtual Memory
Here you can change the virtual memory of any drive. You can increase the virtual memory and also undo this action anytime. It will boost the computer gaming efficiency.
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What should be the hardware configuration for different type of PC games?
- For low detail 3D games ( e.g GTA Vice City )
Intel 1.6GHz single core processor, 512 mb RAM, 128 Mb on board video memory and 80GB hard drive space
- For medium detail 3D games (e.g. GTA San Andreas )
Intel 2+ GHz Single or dual core processor, 1Gb RAM, 512 mb video memory ( XFX 9400 GT card or any other) and 160 Gb hard drive space
- For High Detail 3D games ( e.g. GTA4)
Intel 2+ core2duo processor, 2+Gb RAM, 1GB video memory ( GTS 250 card or any other ) and 360Gb or more hard drive space
- High end PC hardware configuration for gaming is given below
Intel Core i7 920,Nvidia Geforce GTX 480,8GB RAM ( supported ) 500+ GB Hard Drive space
Note: More is the free hard drive space and better is the gaming performance