Anthem Performance Guide – Fix Lag, FPS Drops, Bugs and Stuttering

About The Game

Anthem is a multiplayer action role-playing game where players take in the role of a Freelancer, one of a group of people who leave their civilization to explore the surrounding landscape.

Anthem comes as a third-person shooter and features action rpg game elements. It is set inside an open world where up to three other players can take the role of a Freelancer rocking fully customizable exosuits called Javelins. These suits offer different weapons and a huge set of customizations.

Players can decide to go single-player and as well as co-op and one team can have up to four squad members. In Anthem teams have to fight all kinds of beasts and marauders as they explore the lost ruins and experience enormous world-altering terrain occurrences.

Now it is pretty clear by now that the launch of Anthem has been very rough. Bad reviews are flying all over regarding this Bioware title. And it is sad to see the hate this game is getting when it really has huge potential. There a many performance issues with Anthem. From super long loading times to crashes, you name it, Anthem got it. Getting it to work smoothly is not that easy. Sure we can wait for patches and fixes from EA but most players would not want to wait when they have paid $60 minimum for this. There are no permanent solutions regarding the lag and bugs. But you can try few tweaks and tricks that might help. Here is how you can fix any sort of lag, FPS drops, bugs and stuttering in Anthem:

Anthem Performance Guide – Fix Lag, FPS Drops, Bugs and Stuttering

How to fix any sort of lag, FPS drops, bugs and stuttering in Anthem Step #1

Make sure your system has the below mentioned system requirements

Here are the official system requirements for Anthem:

[Note: The official system requirements are highly inaccurate and Anthem requires much better hardware than that]

ANTHEM MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 3570 or AMD FX-6350
  • RAM: 8 GB System Memory
  • GPU: NVIDIA GTX 760, AMD Radeon 7970 / R9280X
  • GPU RAM: 2 GB Video Memory
  • HARD DRIVE: At least 50 GB of free space
  • DIRECTX: DirectX 11
ANTHEM RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-4790 3.6GHz or AMD Ryzen 3 1300X 3.5 GHz
  • RAM: 16 GB System Memory
  • GPU: NVIDIA GTX 1060/ RTX 2060, AMD RX 480
  • GPU RAM: 4 GB Video Memory
  • HARD DRIVE: At least 50 GB of free space
  • DIRECTX: DirectX 11

Here are the actual system requirements for Anthem:

[Note : These system requirements are recommended specifically by Frondtech as these has been tested thoroughly]

Minimum: [1080p, 60fps, lowest settings]

  • OS: WINDOWS 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT Required)
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 8100 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200 or better
  • Memory: 8 GB DDR4 RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050ti or AMD Radeon RX 470 with 4GB Video RAM
  • DirectX: Version 11

Recommended: [1080p, 60fps, high to max settings]

  • OS: WINDOWS 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT Required)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 8700 or AMD Ryzen 5 2700x or better
  • Memory: 16 GB DDR4 RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580 with 6GB VRAM
  • DirectX: Version 11

How to fix any sort of lag, FPS drops, bugs and stuttering in Anthem Step #2

Make sure that you have updated your graphics drivers

Outdated drivers could be the reason of performance loss at times. Here are the links to the latest drivers for AMD and Nvidia graphics cards:

  1. Nvidia Drivers
  2. AMD Drivers

How to fix any sort of lag, FPS drops, bugs and stuttering in Anthem Step #3

Adjust in-game settings to get the best performance

[Note: These settings are especially for players who have low end or entry-level gaming PCs]

Go to Settings > Display Settings

Full Screen Mode : Fullscreen

Vertical Sync : Off

Go to Settings > Graphics Settings

Motion Blur : Off

Depth of Field : On

Chromatic Aberration : Off

Go to Settings > Advanced Graphics Settings

Anti-Aliasing : Off

Ambient Occlusion : SSAO

Texture Quality : Medium

Texture Filtering : Medium

Mesh Quality : Medium

Lighting Quality : Medium

Effects Quality : Medium

Post-Processing Quality : High

Terrain Quality : Medium

Vegetation Quality : Medium

How to fix any sort of lag, FPS drops, bugs and stuttering in Anthem Step #4

Tweaking Nvidia Control Panel

[Note : This is for Nvidia users only]

  • Open Nvidia Control Panel
  • Click on Manage 3D settings > Program Settings > and locate anthem.exe 
  • Set Max Pre-Rendered Frames to 1
  • Set Monitor Technology to G-Snyc (if available)
  • Enable Threaded Optimization
  • Set Power Management to Highest Performance
  • Set Multi-Display/Mixed GPU Acceleration to Single display performance mode.

How to fix any sort of lag, FPS drops, bugs and stuttering in Anthem Step #5

Try Increasing the priority of the game from the Windows Task Manager

  • Start Anthem
  • Press Alt+Tab to minimize the game
  • Open Task Manager
  • Click on Details tab
  • Search for the process anthem.exe from the list.
  • Right click on the process and Set Priority to High

You are good to go!

 

 

 

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