Do you know what’s the most important aspect of grinding on Fortnite for every player? High FPS. It may be an important aspect for almost all the games but Fortnite requires more sheer FPS power. You cannot afford a single lag spike when you are into the game or you might get killed by a player wearing Prowler or Dr.Strange’s skin. With the new Season 2 chapter 3 update, things are going to get a lot more interesting and tense. Although increasing your FPS won’t necessarily make you a better player, it may help you during most odds. So, here’s our guide on how to get more FPS in Fortnite.
How to Get More FPS in Fortnite?
Before we get into the details, you need to check the minimum requirements to run Fortnite on your PC. Here are the minimum requirements to run Fortnite:
- Video Card: Intel HD 4000 on PC or Intel Iris Pro 5200.
- Processor: At least Core i3-3225 3.3 GHz.
- Memory: At least 4GB RAM.
- OS: Windows 7/8/10, 64-bit or Mac OS Mojave 10.14.6
If you have specs similar or above this, you can expect the game to run smoother. If not, then following these methods also might not do much for you. Mentioned below are all the methods to increase the FPS in Fortnite:
Check for updates
- Update your Windows by following these steps:
- Hit the the Start button > Settings > Update and security > Check for updates.
- Update your Graphics card driver:
- Control panel > Device Manager > Double-click Display adapters > Right-click on the graphic driver > Update driver option.
- Update the Fortnite:
- Open Epic games launcher > Library > Click on the 3 dotted lines next to Fortnite > Select Verify option.
Keep your PC cool
- Make sure that your PC is not overheating to get more FPS.
- If your device is not getting back to the normal temperature and heating adversely, you need to check its vents as well as cooling fans.
- Clean your vents and cooling fans for any dust blockages.
- You can use a can of compressed air or air duster to clean any dust inside your PC or laptop.
Reduce load on your PC
- With some background processing running, make sure to clear them out to optimize Fortnite.
- You can press Ctrl + Shift + Esc to check for the Background processes.
- Then, select the End task option to clear out those applications taking too much of your RAM.
- Chrome has the potential to take most of your RAM space, so make sure to clear it out to reduce the load on your RAM.
Optimize your drives to get more FPS
- Press the Start button > Search Defragment and optimize drives > Click on the hard drive with the Fortnite > Press Optimize.
- This may take some time depending on how fragmented your hard drive has been.
Performance Mode in Fortnite
- Launch the Fortnite > Head over to the menu > Video > Toggle Rendering option to Alpha performance.
- This mode works best for players with minimum device specs that want to play the game at a smoother framerate.
That’s all on how to get more FPS in Fortnite. If you liked this guide, make sure to check out our other guides on how to skip waiting in the queue, how to tactical sprint, and how to track spent/wasted time in Fortnite right here on Gamer Tweak.