I have a desktop with an i7 CPU and 4G RAM which I thought that it can be able run most of games. But when I run the Overwatch on my machine, I can clearly feel that my machine runs really slowly. I keep getting stuck while playing. It is really annoying. Is there something wrong with my computer? How do I check? Any advice?

How to Optimize Game Performance?

If you keep getting slowness on game playing, you need to check your hardware first as it is the main thing that determines your game performance. If your hardware configuration is out of date which cannot even run the games smoothly in the lowest quality, you need to consider update your hardware as this is the only method to fix the stuck issue on your machine. Nevertheless, games are not only designed for those people who have the latest hardware on their computers. If your current set up is not too outdated and can still run the games, you can try to reduce the game quality to a lower level so that you can get a better performance on gaming. Also, there are some other reasons from software part can slow down your machine on game playing.

First of all, the most dangerous thing that can slow down your computer are those different kinds of viruses which created by cyber hackers. Virus can not only occupy the precious system resources on the background, but can also make chaos to the entire systems. With wrong system settings and limited resources, when people play games, the systems will response slowly and cause frame drops constantly. Under this case, you’d better install a reputable anti-virus program on your system so that it can help you against most of viruses. However, for those stubborn malware, a manual removal is a necessity.

Except checking viruses and malware, you need to open your task manager to check if there are some unknown processes running on the background. We don’t suggest people run too many programs while playing games as those programs can consume a large part of CPU and RAM. What’s more, people can check their systems thoroughly. Usually, people can have some potentially unwanted programs installed on their system when they download software from the web carelessly. Those additional programs can come to your system without your notice when you install the truly wanted program. Free up your hard drives from those unwanted programs, your system can be able to load games faster.


Besides checking your hardware configuration, some software factors can also be the reason that leads to game stuck. If your hardware is capable to run those large games but always get frame drops or slowness, you can try to reduce the game display resolution first. If it still can’t solve your problem, you need to check your system thoroughly. You can use your security tool to scan your system to see if there is anything harmful hiding on your machine. Also, try to uninstall those unwanted programs from your system can be another method to tune up your computer. There are many aspects can cause game stuck on your computer, if your hardware is not too outdated, you can try to optimize your system to get a better gaming experience.
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Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 13, 2016 5:39 am

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