This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off use Efficiency mode for PC Gaming in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 and Windows 11.
The Microsoft Edge web browser is based on Chromium and was released on January 15, 2020. It is compatible with all supported versions of Windows, and macOS. With speed, performance, best in class compatibility for websites and extensions, and built-in privacy and security features.
When playing a game on your Windows PC, gamers want and deserve the best performance possible and that requires maximizing their PC resources for the gameplay experience. Through a new setting in Efficiency mode, Microsoft Edge helps improve gaming performance on Windows 10 and 11 to help keep games running fast and smooth by automatically reducing browser resource usage when a PC game is launched. With this feature, you do not need to close the browser to play and reopen it when you are done. As soon as you close the game, Microsoft Edge will exit Efficiency mode and get you right back to where you left off.
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Open Microsoft Edge.
Click/tap on the Settings and more (3 dots) button, and click/tap on Settings. (see screenshot below)
Click/tap on the System and performance tab in the left pane. (see screenshot below)
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