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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

Increase Performance (FPS) in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

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I will show you 16 ways to increase FPS in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. In this guide, I have compiled a few tweaks and recommended settings that can possibly improve the FPS. It will fix the issues such as spikes, freezinglagginglow fpsfps dropstuttering in R6.

System Requirements for Running Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Minimum System Requirements Recommended System Requirements
CPU Intel Core i3 560 @ 3.3 GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 945 @ 3.0 GHz Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.3 GHz or better or AMD FX-8120 @ 3.1 Ghz or better
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or AMD Radeon HD 5870 (DirectX-11 compliant with 1GB of VRAM) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 (or GTX 760 / GTX 960) or AMD Radeon HD 7970 (or R9 280x [2GB VRAM] / R9 380 / Fury X)
DirectX DirectX 11 DirectX 11
RAM 6 GB RAM 8 GB RAM
Storage 61 GB available space 61 GB available space
OS Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64bit versions required) Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64bit versions required)

1) Best Graphics Settings for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

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.

Options > Display

Display Mode: Full Screen
Field of View: 80
VSync: Off

Options > Graphics

Performance Normal
Texture Quality Low Medium
Texture Filtering Linear Anisotropic 4X
LOD Quality Low High
Shading Quality Low Medium
Shadow Quality Medium High
Reflection Quality Off Off
Ambient Occlusion Off Off
Lens Effects Off Off
Zoom-in Depth of Field Off Off
Anti-Aliasing Off Off

Apply and Exit the game.


2) 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.


3) 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 Rainbow Six from the list
  • After, make the following settings
    Antialiasing – Mode: Off
    Power management mode: Prefer maximum performance
    Texture filtering – Anisotropic sample optimization: Off
    Texture filtering – Quality: High performance
  • If you have a notebook, make sure you are selected the “High-performance NVIDIA processor” on preferred graphics processor.
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  • Apply
  • After that, click on the Adjust desktop size and position
  • Set the scaling mode to No scaling.
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  • Apply and close the NVIDIA Control Panel.

Also, check this for extra FPS.


4) 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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5) 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

6) Full-screen Optimizations

full-screen optimisations
  • Go to the folder where the game is installed.
  • Right-click on the RainbowSix.exe application.
  • Tap the Properties
  • Tick Disable full-screen optimisations on the Compatibility tab.
  • Click on the OK

7) Power Options

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

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  • 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

8) 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.

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
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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) 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.


12) 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”
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13) 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”

14) 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.


15) 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 RainbowSix.exe application.
  • Right-click on the RainbowSix.exe application and Set priority to High.

16) Reduce Ping and Fix Lag

  • Go to the ExitLag page
  • Click on the “FREE 3 DAYS TRIAL” button.
  • Create an account.
  • Verify the Email
  • Download and install the ExitLag.
  • Launch the ExitLag.
  • Search the Rainbow Six in the ExitLag app.
  • Select the Rainbow Six
  • Select a game region
  • Click on the APPLY ROUTES button.
  • Play the game.

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