Why skyrim better in windowed mode Tags: Radeon Skyrim Graphics Last response: November 15, 2011 3:59 PM in Graphics & Displays Share phippsy November 14, 2011 9:35:01 PM i bought skyrim for the pc and noticed it lags a little in full screen but seems to look quicker and smoother in windowed mode is there a reason for this and a way to fix is my pc to slow for the game my pc specs are i7 920 not overclocked 64gb ssd drive 1tb samsung spinpoint 6gb ram gigabyte killer motherboard sapphirre 6870 vaporx More about : skyrim windowed mode | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove gmcizzle November 14, 2011 11:09:18 PM Look into overclocking your i7 920, it's crying out to you to overclock it, believe me. Get a good CPU cooler though if you are using the stock one before doing so. | Report abuse phippsy November 15, 2011 9:32:23 AM will this stop lagging in my games tho | Report abuse Gumption November 15, 2011 12:55:40 PM Skyrim is having framerate dropping issues. New driver from amd out soon. Until then, drop shadow detail and draw distance. That should give you a boost. And as gmcizzle says : overclock that card. EDIT : You say game (s) do you mean other than Skyrim? | Report abuse phippsy November 15, 2011 1:57:30 PM tried overclocking cpu to 3.00ghz temps aint that good core0 42 core1 40 core2 40 core3 36 | Report abuse gmcizzle November 15, 2011 3:59:27 PM As long as temps are 70c or below you are perfectly safe even at voltages of 1.5v or less. If you stay at 1.37v or less, you are perfectly fine below 80c. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Why skyrim better in windowed mode> Related ressources: ForumGames working better in windowed mode ForumWhy Won't My Pc Play Skyrim ? ForumGames go to windowed mode ForumWhy does my computer exit full screen mode ? ForumAMD Radeon Stutter fix for Skyrim ForumSkyrim 1024x640 resolution issue ForumSkyrim crashes when opening world Forum7970 skyrim low gpu useage .... Forumis the aspire one good for playing skyrim ForumBlurry in fullscreen sharp in windowed mode ForumSkyrim stuttering on 7950 ForumComputer crashing to reboot during skyrim ForumSkyrim lag and jerkyness Forum4870 x2 - All games crash in Fullscreen but work in Windowed mode ForumAsus gtx560ti directcuII-broken ForumSkyrim w/ x1900 GT ForumWhy does bf3 keep crashing? Forum6790 1GB Good enough for skyrim? ForumSkyrim gtx580 gpu usage ForumNow that skyrim has been released More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !