How to Enable or Disable PC Gaming with Efficiency Mode in Edge

This post shows students and new users steps to enable or disable PC gaming with efficiency mode when using Microsoft Edge browser.

Microsoft Edge browser is cross-platform, which supports all of Windows, MacOS and Linux systems. The new Microsoft Edge browser has adopted the Chromium open source project code base which offers better web compatibility and performance over the legacy edge.

A recent update to Microsoft Edge delivers best gaming experiences across devices, and helps you discover, learn, watch and play games directly from the browser on your desktop device.

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.

Below is how to enable or disable the new efficiency mode in Microsoft Edge browser.

How to enable PC gaming efficiency mode in Microsoft Edge browser

As mentioned above, Microsoft Edge new efficiency mode 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.

To turn on efficiency mode, first open Microsoft Edge browser

Then click on the Settings and more (ellipse 3 dots) at top right corner, and select Settings.

microsoft efficient mode enable

On the Settings page, select System and performance on the left.

Alternatively, you can use the URL below to go directly there.

edge://settings/system

There, under Optimize Performance, toggle the switch to On or Off for “Improve your PC gaming experience with efficiency mode” to enable or disable efficiency mode for PC gaming.

microsoft edge pc gaming experience with efficiency mode on

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to enable or disable the new Microsoft Edge PC gaming efficiency mode. If you find any error above or have something to share, please use the comment form below.

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