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Remnant: From the Ashes FPS Boost Guide

Remnant From the Ashes FPS Boost Guide

How to fix the fps drops in Remnant: From the Ashes? Here, the best settings for those who have problems such as lag, fps drop, freezing, low fps, stuttering while playing Remnant: From the Ashes.

13 ways to increase your frame rates (FPS) in Remnant: From the Ashes.

Related: Remnant 2 FPS Boost: Fix Performance, Low FPS, Frame Drops

OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 64 bit
Processor: Intel Core i3-7350K (4.20 GHz) or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 470
DirectX: Version 11

OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 64 bit
Processor: Intel Core i5-4590 (3.70 GHz) or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970
DirectX: Version 11

1) Best Graphics Settings for Remnant: From the Ashes

These "Minimum System" graphics settings are for low-end PCs.

If you have a good enough PC, you can increase the settings a bit by looking in the Performance column.

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

Settings > Video

Minimum SystemPerformance
Display ModeFullscreenFullscreen
Vertical SyncDisabledDisabled
Shadow Distance00
Shadow QualityLowLow
View DistanceLowHigh
Texture QualityLowHigh
Post ProcessingLowMedium
Effects QualityLowMedium
Foliage QualityLowLow or Medium
Maximum Frames Per Second6060 or more
Minimize Input LatencyOffOn

2) Steam Launch Options

  • Go to the list of games in the Steam library.
  • Right-click the Remnant: From the Ashes and click the Properties.
  • Click the Set Launch Options in the General tab.
  • Type the following commands into the space in the incoming window.

Epic Games Store: Launcher Settings > Manage Games > Remnant From The Ashes > Additional Command Line Arguments

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 Remnant from the list
  • After, make the following settings
    Maximum pre-rendered frames: 1
    Power management mode: Prefer maximum performance
    Texture filtering - Quality: High 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.

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.
    For example: F:\Epic Games\RemnantFromTheAshes\Remnant\Binaries\Win64
  • Right-click the Remnant-Win64-Shipping.exe application in Win64 folder.
  • Tap the Properties
  • Tick Disable full-screen optimizations 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

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.

I hope this article helped you to resolve Remnant fps issue. If these aren't enough to fix your performance issues, check out my PC performance guide.

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  • Good stuff. I have a laptop with Ryzen 3200u Vega 3 + 8GB of Ram, with these tweaks I was able to get a constant 31-32 FPS which is not bad for a game such as this. Thank you