Best Graphics Settings for Fortnite on PC

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Seeking to improve your frame rate while playing? Check out the best Graphics settings for Fortnite on PC.

Everyone has heard of Fortnite. This battle royale shooter is among the most popular multiplayer games of today. Besides the main Battle Royale mode, you can get creative in LEGO Fortnite, go musical in Fortnite Festival, and race with other players in Rocket Racing. One of the main reasons that Fortnite is so popular is that is fully playable from almost any platform, from PCs and consoles to phones. Epic Games have optimized Fortnite to look good and perform well in every setting. With that in mind, we wrote this article for those looking to tweak those settings a little bit, to make their Fortnite games run more smoothly. Read on to see the best graphics settings for Fortnite on PC.

Best Graphics Settings for High-End PCs

Fortnite is not a demanding game, but being an online game means that a lot of factors contribute to the overall smoothness. The best settings we found are:

  • Window mode: Fullscreen
  • Resolution: Set to your monitor’s native resolution
  • VSync: Off
  • Motion Blur: Off
  • Frame rate limit: Unlimited, 
  • Rendering mode: DirectX 11 or 12
  • Anti-aliasing and super resolution: NVIDIA DLSS
  • 3D resolution: 100%
  • View distance: Far
  • Shadows: Medium
  • Global Illumination: Off or Lumen High
  • Reflections: Lumen High
  • Textures: High
  • Effects: Low
  • Post processing: High
  • Hardware Ray Tracing: Off
  • Nvidia Reflex Low Latency: On + Boost

You should also disable Record Replays in the Game tab, as they can also affect your PC’s performance. Next, go to the Audio tab, and disable Visualize Sound Effects.

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Best Graphics Settings for Low-End PCs

If your PC is on the lower end, then it’s best to choose the Performance Mode in the Rendering Mode and set your Quality Presets to Low or Medium. If everything is going smoothly, you can try the Auto-Set Quality option, to improve your visuals.

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