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Upset Nvidia users: Windows 11 22H2 causes gaming issues

Upset Nvidia users: Windows 11 22H2 causes gaming issues


While the Windows 11 2022 (22H2) Update brings long-awaited features for many users, Nvidia graphics card owners seem less fortunate. The patch is said to cause gameplay issues. Among other things, there is stuttering, lag and FPS drops.

If AMD Ryzen users have just recovered from serious stuttering issues related to Windows 11, the new 22H2 update for Nvidia graphics cards seems to be the final boss. a Reddit and in the microsoftcommunity Reports of drastically reduced FPS numbers in games and a simultaneous throttling of processor performance, be it Intel or AMD, are piling up. Until now, only Nvidia GPUs and the Windows 11 2022 update could be identified as a common denominator.

How is the problem expressed?

Most of the players report about it (via bleeding computer) that CPU utilization after upgrading to Windows 11 22H2 should only be up to five percent instead of the usual 50 or 60 percent. Over the course of this, the FPS should drop from over 120 FPS to the critical area below 30 FPS. There are also reports of stuttering issues related to Nvidia G-Sync and Super Resolution and Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) settings.

What helps against the game bug?

According to user reports, the only way to fix the issue is to roll back to the latest version 21H2 of Windows 11 available. Neither Microsoft nor Nvidia have yet made an official statement, and the graphics card manufacturer is collecting feedback via Reddit to narrow down the bug. You can find out how to uninstall and block updates in our Windows 11 guide.

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The only good news: so far the problem seems to be limited to gaming and users with Nvidia graphics cards (eg GeForce GTX 1080, RTX 3070 Ti, RTX 3080 and co). After the Windows 11 2022 update (for the time being) there should be no restrictions on classic office and multimedia use.

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