System Turn On or Off Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling in Windows 11


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Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling enables more efficient GPU scheduling between applications by reducing latency and improving video output performance.

Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling requires a GPU that supports hardware acceleration, combined with a graphics driver that supports WDDM 2.7 or higher.

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This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling in Windows 11.


You must be signed in as an administrator to turn on or off hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling.



Contents

  • Option One: Turn On or Off Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling in Settings
  • Option Two: Turn On or Off Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling using REG file




Option One

Turn On or Off Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on System on the left side, and click/tap on Display on the right side. (see screenshot below)

Hardware-accelerated_GPU_scheduling-1.png

3 Click/tap on Graphics on the right side. (see screenshot below)

Open Graphics settings

Hardware-accelerated_GPU_scheduling-2.png

4 Click/tap on the Change default graphics settings link. (see screenshot below)

This link will no longer be available starting with Windows 11 build 25281.


Hardware-accelerated_GPU_scheduling-3.png

5 Turn On or Off (default) Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling for what you want. (see screenshots below)

If you do not see a Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling setting available, then it's not supported by your device.


Hardware-accelerated_GPU_scheduling-4.png
Hardware-accelerated_GPU_scheduling-5.png

6 Restart the computer to apply.




Option Two

Turn On or Off Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling using REG file


1 Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.


2 To Turn On Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the REG file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_ON_hardware-accelerated_GPU_scheduling.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\GraphicsDrivers]
"HwSchMode"=dword:00000002

3 To Turn Off Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling

This is the default setting.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the REG file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_OFF_hardware-accelerated_GPU_scheduling.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\GraphicsDrivers]
"HwSchMode"=dword:00000001

4 Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 Restart the computer to apply.

8 You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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That's another setting I do not have there. Only thing I Have in Graphics is enabling or disabling Auto HDR.

I might try the reg file tonight and see if it makes a difference in gaming or not.
 

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With my more modern 3080 Ti, I now have this setting as well.
 

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Hi,

NVIDIA GeForce 10xx GPU based graphics card or more recent support Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling.

For more information about others features to enable : [DRIVERS] NVIDIA GeForce GPU (9xx/10xx/16xx/20xx/30xx/40xx).
BTW look like you expert in nvidea gpu ..i want ask you something with gpu.. when i use monitor samsung 40 inch fhd then i upscale it to 4K with gpu gtx 1060 6 GB when i watch video 8K then video engine shown figure in % like 87 % or other but now i use TV LG 4K watcing video 8K video engine no figure and my laptop fhd gpu gtx 1650 video engine no figure but now both laptop and pc bus interface load showing figures..sorry question little bit late i just got data from one drive..this attachment on 3 march 2022 session
 

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