Does MSI Afterburner need RivaTuner?

Does MSI Afterburner need RivaTuner?

Unlike RivaTuner, RTSS continues to receive updates and, as of 2017, supports performance monitoring on the latest graphics cards and APIs. RTSS is bundled with MSI Afterburner, but MSI Afterburner does not require the installation of RTSS to function.

How do I use RivaTuner with MSI Afterburner?

Install and Configure RTSS

  1. Download the latest stable release of MSI Afterburner bundled with RTSS.
  2. Install the tool and be sure to select RivaTuner Statistics Server when you are prompted to choose components during the installation.
  3. Open MSI Afterburner and dial in the overclock settings for the GPU.

Can I use MSI Afterburner with any PC?

MSI Afterburner is available completely free of charge and can be used with graphics cards from all brands.

Is RivaTuner any good?

In my experience, Rivatuner is better than any software alternative from Nvidia / AMD. Smoother and with less input lag, it seems. Nvidia actually has a hidden frame limiter that can be activated with Nvidia Profile Inspector. it will be probably worse than rivatuner.

What is RTSS PC?

RTSS.exe runs the RivaTuner Statistics Server, a monitoring application that provides statistics on framerate, frametime, 3D acceleration usage, and offers real-time desktop and in-game video capture support. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems.

What is RivaTuner Statistics Server for Windows 10?

The server provides 3D acceleration usage statistics to the client applications. The clients can use the statistics to determine if any 3D applications are currently running and apply different hardware profiles depending on it. The server provides On-Screen Display support to the client applications.

How do I activate the MSI Afterburner overlay?

In MSI Afterburner settings, open the On-Screen display tab. In this section, the first option allows you to change the hotkey for the overlay. To change the hotkey, just click on the box present in front of the Toggle On-Screen Display option and press the keys that you want to use for the overlay.

Is MSI Afterburner safe for laptops?

Yes, it can be used in a laptop. That said however, I can tell you, use the afterburner only if you are very sure of what you are doing, if you have even a shred of doubt, don’t use it. Also, try cleaning the laptop by opening the rear panel and clean all the dirt and dust accumulated on the CPU, GPU and the vents.

Is RivaTuner safe?

Rivatuner has been known to interfere with Vac and other online interactions. That said: it isn’t a cheat, but it DOES mess things up, so it’s likely to throw an error. Not sure what you mean by “in order not to get banned?” – it’s not a cheat, nor is Afterburner, they’re both absolutely safe outside of games.

Is RivaTuner statistics server safe?

Why does MSI Afterburner overlay not work?

If MSI Afterburner isn’t working properly on your computer, you should consider uninstalling the version currently installed on your computer and updating to the latest one. This is an easy process to perform and it’s something to try out before moving onto more difficult methods!

Can PSU cause GPU to overheat?

Can the Power Supply Cause the GPU to Overheat? A failing or inadequate power supply can cause your entire system — including your GPU — to malfunction. If the problem is too bad, it might cause your GPU to run hotter than it should.

Why cant I use MSI Afterburner for my laptop?

Is RivaTuner Bannable?

RivaTuner is whitelisted by Easy Anti Cheat.

How do I get the MSI Afterburner overlay in-game?