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Increase Performance (FPS) in Code Vein

Increase Performance (FPS) in Code Vein

Do you want to escape your living nightmare in Code Vein without FPS issue? In this tutorial, you will learn how to increase performance in Code Vein. This guide will fix the problems such as lagging, low fpsfps dropstutteringfreezingspikes while playing Code Vein.

If the game freezes constantly, check out this!

There are 17 ways to improve performance on Code Vein.

System Requirements for Running Code Vein

Minimum System RequirementsRecommended System Requirements
CPUIntel Core i5-2300Intel Core i5-7400 or AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
GPUGeForce GTX 760 or Radeon HD 7850GeForce GTX 960 or Radeon R9 380X
DirectXDirectX 11DirectX 11
RAM6 GB RAM8 GB RAM
Storage35 GB available space35 GB available space
OSWindows 7 SP1 or Windows 10 (64-bit)Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 10 (64-bit)

1) Best Graphics Settings for Code Vein

You can skip this step if you don’t want to change graphics settings. These graphics settings are for PCs which close to the minimum system requirements.

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

Go to in game video settings and make sure the settings are as follows.

Settings > Graphics Settings > Basic Settings

Screen Mode: Full Screen
Frame Rate Cap: Set according to your monitor’s Hz value.
Anti- Aliasing Quality: Set it to lowest
Post-Processing Quality: Low
Shadow Quality: Low
Texture Quality: Medium
Effects Quality: Medium or Low

Settings > Graphics Settings > Advanced Settings

Draw Distance: Set it to lowest
Anti-Aliasing Processing: Set it to lowest
SSAO: Off
Motion Blur: Off
VSync: Off. If you experience stuttering, turn it On
Film Grain: Off
Material Quality: Low
Depth of Field Quality: Low

Apply and Exit the game.

If you are experiencing stuttering in Code Vein, set “Screen Mode” to Windowed Borderless, set “Frame Rate Cap” to 60 and set VSync to On.


2) Steam Launch Options

  • Go to the list of games in the Steam library.
  • Right-click the Code Vein 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.

People who have an NVIDIA graphics card can download and install their new drivers here.

People who have an AMD graphics card can download and install their new 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 Code Vein from the list
  • After, make the following settings
    Antialiasing – Mode: Off
    Power management mode: Prefer maximum performance
    Texture filtering – Quality: High performance
  • If you have a notebook, make sure you are selected the “High-performance NVIDIA processor” on preferred graphics processor.
nvidia
  • Apply and close the NVIDIA Control Panel.

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.
pubg amd settings

6) Intelligent Standby List Cleaner

The “Intelligent standby list cleaner” application will monitor and clear the memory standby list when it is > 1000mb (1gb). It will help players to fix stutters in games.

  • Download the Intelligent standby list cleaner
  • Run the 7-zip file.
  • Extract to a folder.
  • Go to the that folder.
  • Run the “Intelligent standby list cleaner ISLC” application.
  • Check the “Start ISLC minimized and auto-Start monitoring”
  • Also, check the “Launch ISLC on user logon”
  • Now, click on the Start button
  • Minimize
Intelligent Standby List Cleaner

7) Full-screen Optimizations

full-screen optimisations
  • Go to the folder where the game is installed.
  • Right-click on the CodeVein-Win64-Shipping.exe application in the Win64 folder.
    Location: …\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\CodeVein\Binaries\Win64\
  • Tap the Properties
  • Tick Disable full-screen optimisations on the Compatibility tab.
  • Click on the OK

8) Power Options

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

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

9) Game Mode

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

10) 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

11) 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


12) SSD

If you have a Solid-State Drive, I recommend that you install the game on the SSD or move the game files to the SSD.


13) Optimize the Discord

If you are using Discord, disable the Hardware Acceleration and in-game overlay.

  • Open Discord
  • Go to the User Settings
  • Then, go to the Appearance tab.
  • Uncheck the Hardware Acceleration.
Optimize Discord
  • Go to the Overlay on App Settings tab.
  • Make sure unchecked the “Enable in-game overlay”
discord overlay

14) Optimize the Google Chrome

If you’re using Google Chrome, you’ll need to make this setting.

chrome setting
  • Go to settings page in Chrome
  • Click the Advanced
  • Go to the System tab
  • Finally, uncheck the “Continue running background apps when Google Chrome is closed”

15) Background Processes

You should close all unnecessary Apps, such as Chrome, OneDrive. Also, if the Discord is idle, you should quit Discord.

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


16) Increase The Priority

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

  • Launch the game.
  • Simultaneously press the ALT and TAB keys to minimize the game.
  • Open the Task Manager
  • Click on Details Tab
  • In the list, find the CodeVein-Win64-Shipping.exe application.
  • Right-click on the CodeVein-Win64-Shipping.exe application and Set priority to High.

17) Steam Auto Updates – Fix to freezes every few minutes

  • Launch the Steam
  • Go to the Settings
  • Untick the “Allow downloads during gameplay” on the Downloads tab.
  • Click on the OK button.
steam update

I was puzzled why pretty much every steam game suddenly started freezing a moment every 5-10minutes. Dang you, Destiny 2 pre-load.
Disabled the auto-update and the problem was solved.

Avitorus

By the way, you can buy the Code Vein for really cheap.

Last Updated on 12 January, 2020 10:39 pm EST

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