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Galaxy S23 series users will be able to disable CPU, GPU throttling while playing games

February 6, 2023


Samsung’s Game Optimizing Service (GOS) is a built-in app that created a ruckus with the Galaxy S22 series last year. GOS throttles (or as Samsung says, “optimizes”) a Galaxy phone’s central processing unit (CPU) and graphics processing unit (GPU) during long game playing sessions so that the device being used doesn’t excessively overheat. Galaxy S23 users might be happy to hear that they can hold their phones during an extended game-playing session, but GOS does lower the screen’s resolution and the performance of the GPU chip.

Last year, it was discovered that GOS was also limiting non-gaming apps including Microsoft Office, LinkedIn, and Zoom.

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