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The Outer Worlds – Increase Performance (FPS)

The Outer Worlds – Increase Performance (FPS)

After waiting for a long era, The Outer Worlds is now available for PC gamers. After all the waiting, if you’re encountering performance issues such as stuttering, lagging, freezingfps droplow FPSspikes while playing The Outer Worlds, this guide will boost your FPS in the game.

There are 16 ways to increase your frame rates in The Outer Worlds.

System Requirements for The Outer Worlds

Minimum System RequirementsRecommended System Requirements
CPUIntel Core i3-3225 or AMD Phenom II X6 1100TIntel Core i7-7700K or Ryzen 5 1600
GPUNvidia GTX 650 Ti or AMD HD 7850GeForce GTX 1060 6GB or Radeon RX 470
RAM4 GB RAM8 GB RAM
Storage40 GB available space40 GB available space
OSWindows 7 (SP1) 64bitWindows 10 64bit

1) Best Graphics Settings for The Outer Worlds

You can skip this step if you don’t want to change graphics settings. These High Performance 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 options and make sure the settings are as follows.

High PerformancePerformanceNormal
Window ModeFullscreenFullscreenFullscreen
Vertical SyncUncheckUncheckUncheck
3D Resolution100%100%100%
Motion Blur0%0%0%
Screen EffectsLowMediumMedium
View DistanceLowLowHigh
ShadowsLowLowMedium
TexturesLowHigh or MediumVery High
Visual EffectsLowLowMedium

Apply changes and Exit the game.

By the way, if you set the 3D Resolution to a lower value allows to increase your FPS but the graphics may be blurry in the game.


2) Epic Games Launch Options

  • Open up the Epic Games launcher.
  • Click the Settings
  • Click the The Outer Worlds on MANAGE GAMES section.
  • Select the “Additional Command Line Arguments” checkbox.
  • Paste the following commands into the box.

-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 The Outer Worlds from the list, then click on the “Add Selected Program” button.
  • After, make the following settings
    Antialiasing – Mode: Off
    Vertical sync: Off
  • If you have a notebook, make sure you have 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 have selected the 2X
  • Go to the Anisotropic Filtering Mode and turn it on.
  • Then, click on the Anisotropic Filtering Level, so make sure you have 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.
    e.g. > H:\Epic Games\TheOuterWorlds\
  • Navigate to Indiana\Binaries\Win64
  • Right-click on the IndianaEpicGameStore-Win64-Shipping.exe application in the Win64 folder
  • Tap the Properties
  • Tick Disable full-screen optimizations 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.

If you are using an older version of Windows 10, you may not see the Game Mode settings. In this case, you can configure the settings directly in the Registry.

  • Press the Windows logo key and R key simultaneously on your keyboard.
  • Type regedit
  • Press the Enter key.
  • The Registry Editor will open. In the left panel, Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\GameBar
  • Right-click inside the panel and select New
  • Click on the DWORD (32-bit) Value
registry new
  • Rename the New Key to AllowAutoGameMode
  • Right-click on the AllowAutoGameMode
  • Select the Modify…
  • Set the “Value data” to 0
auto game mode
  • Click on the OK button.
  • Close the Registry Editor.
  • Restart your PC.

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 IndianaEpicGameStore-Win64-Shipping.exe application.
  • Right-click on the IndianaEpicGameStore-Win64-Shipping.exe application and Set priority to High.

If you facing stuttering issue in the game, don’t do the High priority setting. Set it to Normal.


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Last Updated on 12 January, 2020 1:32 am EST

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