Why do some video game and computer program graphical options have to be “applied” manually while others change the instant you change the setting?

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Why do some video game and computer program graphical options have to be “applied” manually while others change the instant you change the setting?

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It’s not just graphical settings – it’s the basic principle of caching information to memory so you don’t have to re-fetch it every time using a slower process.

This applies to all computer programs, and even the OS (i.e. restarting your computer/phone).

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