CNET Editors' review
If your computer can't keep up with your games, it may be time to give it a boost. For a small fee, this program wants to change a few settings on your computer to make things run faster. Sadly, the GameGain trial version doesn't make good on its promises; you won't notice any performance upgrade in any of your favorite games.
The program offers a free trial that lasts for 29 days, while the full version costs $12.99. You can't unlock GameGain's "fastest" setting" without paying up, though. The program occasionally needs your administrator password to work, which gives you hope that it will actually be worth paying for. After you click "GO," the program makes you wait a few minutes before restarting. After restarting, the game used for testing didn't seem to run any smoother than before. An Internet speed test done through Speedtest.net didn't show any noticeable gains, either. During testing, the free trial did not live up to its name.
With a crowded marketplace full of programs that will actually boost your performance, there's no apparent reason to try GameGain. Experimenting with the trial version didn't give expected results, so it's hard to tell if the paid version delivers.
Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of GameGain 18.104.22.1683.
GameGain is a tool for all that allows you to modify your computers settings to increase gaming performance. GameGain instructs the CPU to prioritize full screen applications so they are given the most power and access to more CPU cores this allows games to work faster.
What's new in this version: Version 22.214.171.1243 has fixed problem with the Microsoft Authenticode signing certificate not using the correct time server to cross stamp executables.
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All versions:3.6 stars
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"I have not noticed much of a change"
Version: GameGain 126.96.36.1991
I'm not sure how to use it is it some that run automaticly
I don't have any at this time
will this help with facebook games
"now my games run much better"
Version: GameGain 188.8.131.520
easy to use functions
none so far
It configured my system so I can play Devil May Cry 3, which lagged a lot before, but now my games run much better.
"Stay Away From This Scam!"
Version: GameGain 184.108.40.2060
Pros? I don't think so!
Possibly contains spyware and it does NOT boost system performance any more than editing your Windows registry values on your own might! However, a lucky few may be treated to a system crash with blue screen after downloading this scam-lover program.
Why even dowload, let alone pay $12 for a program that will attempt to take over your system? I have seen reports that it contains a key-logging Trojan virus. Also, this "company" sells the same products under the brand "Swiftdog". Sounds extremely fishy, no? When you call "customer services", you either get a fax machine or the call will go straight to a voicemail inbox, identifying only the number you called, with NO company name. Also, some sites say a 28-day trial for the product and some say 30-day. People interested in this are better off learning how to increase their PC's performance yourself, or possibly buy a new computer. Programs like this will not work to work to "increase performance". The following things will: run disc and registry cleanup, defrag your hard drive, get rid of spyware and viruses (including the use of scans BEFORE your operating system loads), a hard drive with more space and most importantly, more RAM! Anything else is just a "quick fix", a gimmick or a money-making scam, nothing more. This "product is not worth the few seconds of your life that it takes to download!
Version: GameGain 220.127.116.110
"free my arse"
Version: GameGain 18.104.22.1680
looks easy to use
Found this via google and their own website which said it was completely free (not here, on their website it says freeware) but you need to pay to get full functionality only it doesn't say how much you need to pay or even tell you you need to pay until you've installed it!
hate it. Complete bunch of swindling bastards, it's this kind of crap which ruins the online experience and makes people breach copyright.
"it's great tweak app for game so far."
Version: GameGain 22.214.171.1240
it's very simple to change. faster. it actually changes my gaming experience within limitation hardware situation. there is another app 'game booster'. but it's not really making dramatically.
it's $9.99 for very tiny app. it should be free or $3 or something.
"Can't tell much difference."
Version: GameGain 126.96.36.1998
"Seems to work."
Version: GameGain 188.8.131.528
Improves my graphics a bit.
"great product, and easy to use, made it easyer to play and wiht almost ne lag"
Version: GameGain 184.108.40.2067
great, no lag, easy
nothing its great
Version: GameGain 220.127.116.117
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