Windows 11 may hurt gaming performance on Ryzen chips, says AMD – Windows Central

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The Windows 11 launch continues to fade further and further away in the rearview mirror. And though some of the first wave of Windows 11’s best features are dedicated to gaming, it looks like that won’t be enough to counteract the fact that the operating system may also be causing some gaming issues of its own. Specifically with Ryzen chips (though other AMD W11-friendly chips are included; check AMD’s documentation).
AMD has a support page outlining the known issues it’s willing to discuss at the current juncture. Here are some key bullet points from the page:
“Games commonly used for eSports” is a bit vague, but you can imagine the variety. CS:GO, Overwatch, and Rainbow Six: Siege all fit that descriptor. And those aren’t the only applications affected by the issues.
Both AMD and Microsoft are on the case, according to the support page, and fixes for all these issues should be arriving by the end of October. However, exact dates for fixes have not been provided yet. In the event you’re on the fence about upgrading and care about maximizing your rig’s gaming performance, it may be best to hold off until these issues are resolved.
With a whole new generation of Surface PCs comes the question of whether or not an upgrade is worth the time and money. We take a look at performance comparisons to help you decide.
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