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Best Warzone settings to increase FPS on PC

Published: 24/Mar/2021 15:12 Updated: 26/Mar/2021 12:51

by Alex Garton


Maintaining high FPS on Call of Duty: Warzone is crucial for optimal performance. However, it can be difficult to identify which settings affect the performance of the game most. Here’s how you can boost your framerate with the best Warzone settings.

FPS drops are a PC player’s worst nightmare, especially on fast-paced shooters like Warzone. Even with a high-spec computer, players often experience performance issues on Call of Duty titles. There’s nothing more frustrating than losing a gunfight over a drop in frames and having to head to the Gulag.

Luckily, running the optimal settings can often alleviate any issues and have your game running smoothly after a few changes. Here’s which settings you should use to increase your FPS in Warzone and eradicate those drops in frames.


Keep in mind, this guide doesn’t cover audio settings so if you’re struggling to hear your opponents, check out our guide here.

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Players should be looking to maintain 60 FPS on PC.

Best settings to increase FPS on Warzone

For starters, it’s key you have the latest graphics card driver installed on your PC. This is a tip that’s mentioned over and over again but you’d be surprised how much of a difference updating your drivers can have.

Now, let’s check out what in-game settings you should be running to maximize your FPS.


  • Dismemberment & Gore Effects: Disabled


  • Display Mode: Full Screen
  • Screen Refresh Rate: 144Hz (change depending on your monitor)
  • Render Resolution: 100% (Reducing will reduce your resolution below 1080p)
  • V-Sync: Disabled
  • NVIDIA Highlights: Disabled
  • NVIDIA Reflex Low Latency: Enabled + Boost

Details & Textures

  • Texture Resolution: Low
  • Texture Filter Anisotropic: Normal
  • Particle Quality: High
  • Tessellation: Disabled
  • On-demand Texture Streaming: Disabled
  • Streaming Quality: Low
Players should be looking to maintain 60 FPS on PC.

Shadow & Lighting

  • Shadow Map Resolution: Low
  • Cache Spot Shadows: Enabled
  • Cache Sun Shadows: Enabled
  • Particle Lighting: Low
  • DirectX Raytracing: Disabled
  • Ambient Occlusion: Disabled
  • Screen Space Reflection (SSR): Disabled

Post Processing Effects

  • Anti-Aliasing: Off
  • Depth of Field: Disabled
  • Filmic Strength: 1.00
  • World Motion Blur: Disabled
  • Weapon Motion Blur: Disabled

These settings should help alleviate any drops in frames and have your game running significantly better. Of course, the Verdansk landscape will certainly not look as pretty as it did before, but a consistent framerate is guaranteed to improve your gameplay experience.


Don’t forget, improving your aim is essential to succeed in Warzone, so check out our dedicated aim guide if you’re missing a lot of your shots. Check out our audio guide to improve your listening experience to hear all of those trying to take you down.