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Monster Hunter World Performance Guide : Low fps, Stutter and Lag Fix

Monster Hunter World is an open-world action role-playing game by Capcom Co., Ltd.  where you take on the role of a hunter and slay different monsters in a living, breathing ecosystem. You can use the landscape and its diverse inhabitants to get the upper hand. If successful, you will be rewarded through loot consisting of parts from the monster and other elements that are used to craft weapons and armor, amongst other equipment. You can play alone or in co-op with up to three other players, and use materials collected from fallen foes to craft new gear and take on tougher monsters. It was released worldwide for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in January 2018, with a Microsoft Windows version in August 2018. Monster Hunter World is the 4th most played game on Steam right now according to Steam Charts. Click here to know more and buy Monster Hunter World for PC. Despite being a very good title a lot of players have reported some performance issues in PC version of the game. Players have been witnessing lag and fps drops quite often during fights or even while exploring the world. Here is how you can fix any sort of lag, stuttering or fps drops in Monster Hunter World for PC:

Monster Hunter World Performance Guide : Low fps, Stutter and Lag Fix

Make sure your system meets the Minimum System Requirements of the game

Here are the system requirements for Monster Hunter World PC :

Minimum:

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: WINDOWS® 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-bit required)
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-4460, 3.20GHz or AMD FX™-6300
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 760 or AMD Radeon™ R7 260x (VRAM 2GB)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectSound (DirectX® 9.0c)
    • Additional Notes: 1080p/30fps when graphics settings are set to “Low”
Recommended:

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: WINDOWS® 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-bit required)
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i7 3770 3.4GHz or Intel® Core™ i3 8350 4GHz or AMD Ryzen™ 5 1500X
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 (VRAM 3GB) or AMD Radeon™ RX 570 (VRAM 4GB)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectSound (DirectX® 9.0c or better)
    • Additional Notes: 1080p/30fps when graphics settings are set to “High”

You have to make sure that your PC atleast has everything that is listed under minimum system requirements. Otherwise there is no point in trying to run this game.

Tweaking in-game settings for optimal performance

Capcom has provided a handful of settings that you can fiddle with in the PC version of Monster Hunter World. Here is what you can do in the settings menu to squeeze out some extra performance:

  • Go to Settings > Display > Advanced Graphics Settings
  • Set Anti-Aliasing to FXAA
  • Set Shadow Quality to Low
  • Set Volume Rendering Quality to Low

Downgrading Refresh Rate of your monitor

[Note: We do not recommend this trick. Do it at your own risk! Though it worked for some, doesn’t mean it will work for you]

A lot of users are complaining that their CPU usage is skyrocketing to 100% when there are using monitors with 144hz or higher refresh rates. The game is running comparatively smoother on 60hz or 75hz monitors and the CPU usage is hovering around 70-80%. So you can trying downgrading the refresh rate of your monitor if you are using one having 144hz. Though it is not recommended to fiddle with the refresh rates of your monitor. We would recommend you ask some experts before you move forward with this trick.

Increase Priority of the game

  • Start Monster Hunter World
  • Press Alt+Tab to minimize the game
  • Open Task Manager
  • Click on Details tab
  • Search for the process from the list. The name of the process should be “monsterhunterworld.exe” or something more or less similar.
  • Right click on the process and Set Priority to High

Nvidia Control Panel

[Note : This is for Nvidia users only]

  • Open Nvidia Control Panel
  • Click on Manage 3D settings > Program Settings > and locate the Monster Hunter World executable.
  • 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.

Update your 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

 

 

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That’s all folks!

 

Updated: August 31, 2018 — 12:35 pm

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