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Best Battlefield 2042 PC Settings for FPS & Performance

If you want Battlefield 2042 to run at a high FPS on your PC, then we have the best settings for prioritizing game performance.

As good as Battlefield 2042 can look when you turn the graphics settings up, any FPS fan will know that frame rate is king. However, it’s very hard to get the balance right between graphics quality and performance in games.

This is especially the case in Battlefield 2042 which has so many different options that you can tweak. Plus, FPS is a huge concern for fans as a recent Battlefield 2042 trailer featured huge frame drops.

Luckily, we’ve got the betting settings you can use to get a high frame rate in the PC version of Battlefield 2042.

Also if you plan on playing with a controller, then to check out our best Battlefield 2042 controller settings for accuracy and response time.

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Best Battlefield 2042 Settings for PC

Unfortunately, the PS5 and Xbox Series X versions of Battlefield 2042 won’t have 120 FPS support. However, this isn’t a problem for gamers on PC.

PC gamers have a different problem though. Even if DICE has made some huge improvements to the launch build of Battlefield 2042, getting a high frame rate isn’t easy.

What are the best settings to use to get a high frame rate in Battlefield 2042?

Read More: Battlefield 2042 Players Report Low FPS Gameplay

Best Battlefield 2042 PC Display Settings for High FPS

  • Graphics Quality: Custom
  • Texture Quality: Low
  • Texture Filtering: Low
  • Lighting Quality: Low
  • Effects Quality: Low
  • Post process Quality: Low
  • Mesh Quality: Low
  • Terrain Quality: Low
  • Undergrowth Quality: Low
  • Antialiasing Post-Processing: TAA Low
  • Ambient Occlusion: Off

Battlefield 2042 still looks good on low graphics settings so it isn’t too much of a sacrifice to make to get an ultra-high frame rate.

Of course, if you have a powerful PC, then we recommend turning these settings up to Medium or even higher. It’s a balancing act and totally depends on the performance of your PC.

Read More: Should You Buy Battlefield 2042 on PS5, Xbox Series X, or PC?

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Advanced Graphics Settings – NVIDIA DLSS & Ray Tracing

Additionally, you’ll want to change your advanced graphics settings to get a few more frames per second:

  • DLSS – Ultra Performace
  • Ray Traced Ambient Occlusion – Off
  • NVIDIA Reflex Low Latency – Enabled
  • Future Frame Rendering – Off
  • Vertical Sync – Off
  • High Fidelity Objects Amount – Low

As NVIDIA is an official partner of Battlefield 2042, expect the DLSS settings to increase your frame rate significantly. However, you should definitely be turning off ray tracing as that makes your frame rate drop significantly.

Also Read: Every Weapon in Battlefield 2042 Revealed

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Additional Graphics Settings

They won’t change your FPS but it’s also important to change these Battlefield 2042 settings to make your game look smooth:

  • Motion Blur: 0
  • Camera Shake Amount: 0
  • Chromatic Aberration: Off
  • Film Grain: Off
  • Vignette: Off
  • Lens Distortion: Off

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Once you’ve changed all of your Battlefield 2042 settings to these, you’ll be getting the highest possible FPS on your PC. Then you’ll be able to play on the 8 huge Battlefield 2042 maps without suffering from a low frame rate.

Also, check out every vehicle in Battlefield 2042. Let’s just hope using them doesn’t tank your FPS!

Finally, Battlefield players are demanding the return of the scoreboard. Why did DICE leave this out in the first place?

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Comments 3



Sunday 21st of November 2021

it just tanks on high settings due to horrible CPU optimization,my GPU only hits 50% usage while CPU is always at 90% they need better CPU optimization not Being told run on low


Friday 19th of November 2021

Want better performance? Set all settings to low.

Usually these articles find a "key setting" that isn't optimized that should be adjusted.

Here's another tip that fits this article. Lower your resolution to 809x600.


Friday 12th of November 2021

Lol So your idea is to turn everything on low, damn I wish I thought of that.