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Age of Wonders: Planetfall – FPS Boost Guide

Age of Wonders: Planetfall – FPS Boost Guide

Here, the best settings for those who have problems such as freezing, low fps, fps drop, stuttering while playing Age of Wonders: Planetfall.

14 ways to increase your frame rates (FPS) in Age of Wonders: Planetfall.


1) Best Graphics Settings for Age of Wonders: Planetfall

These graphics settings are for low-end computers.

If you have a good PC, you can increase the settings slightly.

Go to in-game OPTIONS > VIDEO. Set the Display mode to Fullscreen.

Also, set the Quality Mode to LOW in the ADVANCED VIDEO tab.

Click the OK and exit.

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2) Steam Launch Options

  • Go to the list of games in the Steam library.
  • Right-click the Age of Wonders: Planetfall and click the Properties.
  • Click the Set Launch Options in the General tab.
  • Type the following commands into the space in the incoming window.
-high -USEALLAVAILABLECORES

3) Update Your Graphics Drivers

You should keep your computer’s graphics drivers updated.

Those with Nvidia video cards can download and install the latest video card drivers here.

Those with AMD video cards can download and install the latest video card drivers here.


4) NVIDIA Control Panel Settings

  • Open NVIDIA Control Panel
  • Go to the Adjust image settings with preview tab.
  • Click the “Use my preference emphasising“ (If you have a mid&high end pc, Let the 3D application decide)
  • Put the bar in Performance mode.
  • Apply
  • Click the Manage 3D settings
  • Click the Program Settings
  • Click the Add
  • Select the Age of Wonders: Planetfall from the list
  • After, make the following settings
    Maximum pre-rendered frames: 1
    Power management mode: Prefer maximum performance
  • Apply

5) AMD Radeon Settings

  • Open the AMD Radeon Settings window.
  • Click on the Gaming tab.
  • Then click on Global Settings.
  • Go to the Anti-aliasing mode, choose Override application settings.
  • Click on the Anti-aliasing level, so make sure you are selected the 2X
  • Go to the Anisotropic Filtering Mode and turn it on.
  • Then, click on the Anisotropic Filtering Level, so make sure you are selected the 2X.
  • Click on the Texture Filtering Quality and select the Performance.
  • Now, click on the Wait for Vertical Refresh and select the Always off.
  • Click on the Tessellation Mode and select the Override application settings.
  • Finally, click on the Maximum Tessellation Level and select the 32x or lower.
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6) Power Options

If the CPU cooler is not enough, you can skip this setting. Processor temperature may increase by 5-6 degrees.

  • Right-click the Windows icon on the bottom left.
  • Click the Power Options
  • Click the Additional power settings to the right of the window that opens.
  • Select the High performance on the Preferred plans tab.
  • After, click on the Change plan settings link to the right of the High performance.
  • Tap on the Change advanced power settings
  • Find Processor power management in the incoming list, click the + icon to its left.
  • Set Minimum processor state and Maximum processor state to 100%
  • Click on the OK

7) Full-screen Optimizations

full-screen optimisations
  • Go to the folder where the game is installed.
    Example > C:\…..\Steam\SteamApps\common\Age of Wonders Planetfall
  • Right-click the AowPF.exe application.
  • Tap the Properties
  • Tick Disable full-screen optimisations on the Compatibility tab.
  • Click on the OK

8) Game Mode

  • To turn off Windows 10 game mode, click the Start icon to bring up the Start menu and open Settings.
  • Click the Gaming
  • On the Game Bar tab, set the “Record game clips, screenshots and broadcast using Game bar” option here to Off.
  • On the Captures tab, set the “Record in the background while I’m playing a game” option here to Off.
  • On the Game Mode tab, set the “Game Mode” option here to Off.

9) Windows Performance Options

  • Type performance in the search section of Windows, click to Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows from the results.
  • Select the Adjust for best performance from the options in the Performance Options window that opens.
  • Click OK
performance

10) Cleaning Temporary Files

  • Simultaneously press the Windows logo and R keys.
  • Type %temp%
  • Press Enter key.
  • Delete everything in the Temp folder that opens. You can skip undeleted.
  • Again, Simultaneously press the Windows logo and R keys.
  • Type temp
  • Press Enter key.
  • Delete everything in the folder that opens.
  • Again, Simultaneously press the Windows logo and R keys.
  • Type prefetch
  • Press Enter key.
  • Delete everything in the Prefetch folder that opens.

Finally, empty the Recycle Bin


11) Optimize Discord

If you are using Discord, disable the Hardware Acceleration.

Optimize Discord
  • Open Discord
  • Go to the User Settings
  • Then, go to the Appearance tab.
  • Uncheck the Hardware Acceleration.

12) SSD

If you have an SSD, I recommend that you install the game on the SSD or move the game files to the SSD.


13) Background Processes

You should close all unnecessary Apps, such as Chrome, OneDrive.

Also, you can use the CCleaner to go through your startup and scheduled tasks, and disable everything that you consider unnecessary.


14) Increase The Priority

You need to adjust this setting every time you enter the game.

  • Launch the Age of Wonders: Planetfall.
  • Simultaneously press the ALT and TAB keys to minimize the game.
  • Open the Task Manager
  • Click on Details Tab
  • Find AowPF.exe in the list.
  • Right-click on the AowPF.exe and Set priority to High.

Please leave a comment below if you want to ask questions.

Last Updated on 8 January, 2020 10:46 pm EST

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