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Boost FPS In Fortnite On PC Ultimate Performance Guide

Increase Performance & FPS In Fortnite On Windows 10 PC Or Laptop

In this post, we will be taking a look at what you can do within Windows 10 and also Fortnite to increase the FPS, make Fortnite run faster, and also make Fortnite run a lot better on your PC or Laptop.

There are a few tweaks and adjustments you can make within Windows 10 and Fortnite which will really help:

Increasing FPS In Fortnite should help with the following:

  • Improve textures loading
  • Reduce lagging graphics Issue
  • Reduce delayed response times
  • Make Everything Smoother & Easier

We have put together below an ultimate list of everything you can do which will hopefully help you see an improvement in Fortnite, even if your PC or Laptop does not have the best hardware.

How To Boost FPS & Performance In Fortnite:

1. Make sure you have the latest updates installed for Windows 10 – This is important to do to keep your PC or laptop secure and running correctly, and can also cause gameplay issues if your system is not up to date:

  • Open the Windows start menu and type Updates > Click on Check for updates
  • Click on Check for Updates again (If updates are available they will install on your PC)

2. Update your graphics card drivers – If you are using old out-of-date drivers then this will really impact the performance of Fortnite, so get those drivers updated:

3. Ensure Game Mode is enabled in Windows 10 – This will optimise Windows so it runs better for Fortnite:

  • Right-click on the Windows start menu icon > Settings > Click on Gaming
  • Select Game mode tab on the left-hand side menu > Toggle Game mode to ON

4. Close down any programs you have running in the background – When playing the game you want Fortnite to be using those system resources and not your web browser hogging all your memory

5. Most security software comes with a game mode so ensure this is Enabled – This will ensure it’s not causing Fortnite any issues and also normally prevents any security pop-ups that could distract you in-game

6. Change the Appearance & performance of Windows 10:

  • Open the Windows start menu then search appearance
  • Click on Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows
  • Make sure the Visual effects tab is selected > Select Adjust for best performance > Press Apply and OK

7. Change Fortnite to run in high-performance mode:

  • Right-click the Windows start menu icon and click on Settings
  • Click on System > Select Display on the left > Click on Graphics Settings
  • Keep Desktop app selected then click “Browse”
  • Find your Fortnite.exe (It will be in the location that you installed it. For example: C:\Program Files (x86)\Epic GamesFortnite\FortniteGame\Binaries\Win64)
  • Click Add
  • Click Options then change the graphics preference to High Performance then save

8. Change the Windows 10 power plan to high performance – This will allow your system to use more power so it can run at a better performance:

  • Right-click on Windows 10 Start Menu icon > Power Options
  • Click on Additional power settings
  • Select High performance

9. Open Task Manager and disable any software you do not need to start with Windows 10 – If you have programs or software booting with Windows then they will be running in the background and could be causing you issues with Fortnite without you even realising it:

  • Right-click the Taskbar > Click Task manager
  • Click on the Start-up tab > Right-click on an app and click Disable

10. Lower the graphics in Fortnite – If your graphics are set too high then the game is going to struggle and give you a low frame rate

11. Lower the in-game resolution in Fortnite – If you have it set too high then you are requiring more from your graphics and if your GPU can’t handle it you will experience bad FPS

  • Launch Fortnite > Click on the 3 lines in the top right and open Settings
  • Select the Video tab and change the resolution > Apply and save any changes

After you have tried all of the above methods join into a game of Fortnite and see just how much of a difference it has made to your game. Your gameplay should be a lot smoother now with higher FPS allowing you to get more kills easily!

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