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Permanent Process Priority

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#1 Devin1qaz11


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Posted 22 November 2017 - 09:14 PM

Been to all corners of the internet and can't find a program/procedure to permanently set a game's process priority to "high". You can do it through task manager but then when you tab back in/do anything it reverts back to normal priority. Please help!

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Posted 24 November 2017 - 11:00 AM

What is this program and why does it need to be prioritized?


It would be useful if you would define "prioritize" in this application.


Is this a startup program?

Family and loved ones will always be a priority in my daily life.  You never know when one will leave you.





#3 jenae


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Posted 24 November 2017 - 10:56 PM

Hi, windows ten introduced "game mode" into the creators update V1703 and further refined it in the fall update v1709.


It is supposed to allocate sufficient resources to run a game, essentially giving it high priority (or even realtime) status, windows ten has six priority levels.


Now supposedly a good developer will have taken this into account, problem is this feature did not exist for earlier games. Even with the game mode, users have responded that fps may improve, however input (read keyboard and mouse have lagged)


So you might like to test how you go, game mode settings are under PC settings in ten. If you set a priority level using task manager it will revert to default with a reboot, a small free program calledPrio_x64 will add cpu, and others to the right click context menu in task manager, (this program despite it's vista heritage still works on the latest win 10) and allow priority settings to be permanently set.


You should be cautious with this, serious gamer's will add performance to improve the gaming experience. Game mode was designed to allow an ordinary computer to handle some of the later games more effectively, in other words it is effective only if the system is somewhat inadequate to the task. 

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