Two questions really:
1) What exactly does Application Optimal Mode do in the HD4400 ?
Could it make things run worse in some cases?
2) What exactly is the difference in the 3D settings between Performance Mode, Balanced Mode and Quality Mode?
Can I use custom to achieve any of those presets, or do they do more? When I say difference I mean more detail than the existing help text.
Does performance turn off hidden features and if so what features, vs the others modes. Thank you. I had a hard time finding any details by searching.
Maybe there is a way for me to find out myself, and if so I appreciate the help. Maybe they are listed in the registry maybe?
Application Optimal Mode enables some application specific optimizations. This is similar in concept to the per-game profiles/optimizations applied by AMD or NVidia. Normally you should leave this enabled for best game performance and to allow driver to work around some game bugs.