In Discord, hardware acceleration is the feature that utilizes the GPU (Graphical Processing Unit) to perform streaming operations. Sometimes, utilizing multiple resources like playing games and using Discord in the background consumes more GPU usage which ultimately leads the user to feel a stutter/slow performance of Discord.
This post will demonstrate the method to turn on/off the hardware acceleration in Discord.
How to Turn On/Off the Hardware Acceleration in Discord?
The user can turn on/off the hardware acceleration in the user’s settings of the Discord account. Let’s have a look at the procedure in the instructions below.
Step 1: Access Settings
First, open the user’s settings by hitting the highlighted “Settings” icon:
Step 2: Turn On/Off Hardware Acceleration
Then, go to the “Advanced” settings and locate the hardware acceleration option. Turn it Off/On based on the need:
Step 3: Confirm the Change
Confirm the changes by clicking on the “Okay” button:
After that, relaunch the Discord app to check the effect of disabling and enabling hardware acceleration.
Hardware acceleration is the feature that consumes GPU to perform operations. To turn on/off the hardware acceleration in Discord, go to the “Advanced” settings of the user’s account and turn it on/off. This write-up has enlightened the step-by-step procedure to turn on/off the hardware acceleration in Discord.