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Journeyman III

Fps drops when i get notifcation on windows 10.

Computer Type: Custom Build

GPU: Gigabyte RX Vega 64

CPU: Ryzen 5 1600 3.9 ghz 1.37v

Motherboard: Asrock b350 pro 4

RAM. 8x2 Gb ram 2900 mhz

PSU: Corsair cs 550w

Operating System & Version: Windows 10 pro 1909

GPU Drivers: 20.4.2

Background Applications: Steam,Discord , Windows game bar

Description of Original Problem: When i am playing games whenever i get message on steam or

try to use windows game bar overlay or get any notification i get fps drops.

Troubleshooting: Disabling AMD External Events Utility from Services fixes this problem, but people said that freesync stops working when disabling this service

1 Reply

I would say try the newer, or older, driver package, as I haven't seen this problem mentioned before.

Also, Windows 10's "Focus Assist" suppresses notifications while you are gaming.