Windows 10 upgrade reduces performance in games: details

Обновления Windows 10 снижает производительность в играх: детали

On Friday, March 1, Microsoft released a new patch for Windows 10 (1809), and Windows Server 2019. In General, the update had some minor edits and would have remained unnoticed if not for performance issues in some games it caused.

As reported by Overclockers, first wave of on-line discussions raised by regular users of the OS, and then the existence of the problem confirmed by Microsoft itself.

After installation KB4482887 users may notice a decrease in graphics performance and mouse sensitivity in certain games (such as Destiny 2),
reads the description of the patch.

What other games are “affected”? Now Microsoft programmers are working on a solution to the problems that arose. Full list of “victims” of the games remains unknown, although, for example, in addition to Destiny 2 mentioned Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

The probable reasons. Finally, we note that experts attribute the drop in performance with the mechanism Retpoline protection from vulnerability Spectre variant 2 (CVE-2017-5715), was developed by Google and implemented once a patch KB4482887.

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