Wolfenstein Youngblood Performance Guide – Fix lag, fps drops, crashing and freezing

Looking to fix performance issues like fps lag, frame rate drops, random crashes and freezing in Wolfenstein Youngblood? Then don’t worry, we got you. This is a basic performance guide for Wolfenstein Youngblood that would help you with frame rate related issues, if you are facing any, inside the game.

Wolfenstein : Youngblood Performance Guide – Fix lag, fps drops, crashing and freezing

Wolfenstein Youngblood fps lag fix guide step 1

Check the system requirements of Wolfenstein Youngblood

Before purchasing any game it is always recommended that you check the official system requirements of the game. Because you might buy a game only to find out that your system specifications is inferior to what has been recommended for the game. Here are the official system requirements for Wolfenstein Youngblood:

Minimum:

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Win7, 8.1, or 10 (64-Bit versions)
    • Processor: AMD FX-8350/Ryzen 5 1400 or Intel Core i5-3570/i7-3770
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 770 4GB (Current available GPU GTX1650) or AMD equivalent
    • Storage: 40 GB available space
Recommended:

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Win7, 8.1, or 10 64-Bit
    • Processor: AMD FX-9370/Ryzen 5 1600X or Intel Core i7-4770
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1060 6GB (Current available GPU RTX2060) or AMD equivalent
    • Storage: 40 GB available space

So as you can see, you need a gtx 1650 and ryzen 5 1400 minimum to run this game. It looks like Youngblood is a not a light title afterall.

Wolfenstein Youngblood fps lag fix guide step 2

Download the latest graphics drivers

Both Nvidia and AMD have already released their graphics drivers optimized for Wolfenstein Youngblood. So it is recommended that you update your drivers to squeeze out the best performance from your graphics card. Here are the links to latest Nvidia and AMD drivers:

  1. Nvidia Drivers
  2. AMD Drivers

Wolfenstein Youngblood fps lag fix guide step 3

Best Graphics or Video Settings for Wolfenstein Youngblood

Go to Video Settings

Resolution : 1920×1080

Window Mode : Fullscreen

Vertical Sync : Off

Motion Blur : Off

Anti-aliasing : TAA (1TX)

Go to Advanced Settings

Field of View : 90

Max FPS : 1000

Lights : Medium

Shadows : Low

Particles : Low

Directional Occlusion : Medium

Reflections : Medium

Decals : Medium

Motion Blur : Medium

Image Streaming : Medium

Water Quality : Medium

Volumetric Quality : Medium

Material Aniso Filter : Anisotropic 2x

Decal Filtering : Anisotropic 2x

Lightmap Aniso Filter : Anisotropic 2x

Image Aniso Filter : Anisotropic 2x

LOD Switch : Medium

Deferred Rendering : Off

GPU Culling : Off

Async Compute : Adaptive

Chromatic Aberration : Adaptive 

Depth of Field : Adaptive 

DoF Anti Aliasing : Adaptive 

HDR Bloom : Adaptive 

Sharpening : 2.0

Film Grain : 1.0

Resolution Scale : Off

With these settings me managed to get constant 60+ fps on a gtx 1050 ti. We will upload the benchmarks soon.

Wolfenstein Youngblood fps lag fix guide step 4

Check whether your Windows is updated

Your present windows version or build might be slowing your system down without you having any idea about it. So check whether you have Windows updates available or not. Here is how you can update your Windows:

  • Go to Settings
  • Go to Update & Security
  • Click on Check for updates
  • Wait for the updates to get installed
  • Restart your PC

Wolfenstein Youngblood fps lag fix guide step 5

Tweak your Nvidia Control Panel

[Note: This is for Nvidia users only]

  • Open Nvidia Control Panel
  • Click on Manage 3D settings on the left bar
  • Click on the Program Settings tab
  • Locate Wolfenstein : Youngblood from the drop down menu under “Select a program to customize”
  • If you cannot find it on the list then click on the Add button and another list will appear
  • If you still don’t see Wolfenstein Youngblood then you need to add the .exe file manually. Just click on Browse
  • Locate the folder where you have installed the game
  • Select the executable file or the .exe file which in this case should be wolfensteinyoungblood.exe
  • Once added the program settings will now be available for the game
  • Now make the following changes:
    Monitor Technology : G-Snyc (if available)
    Maximum pre-rendered frames : 2
    Threaded Optimization : On
    Power Management : Prefer Maximum Performance
    Texture filtering – Quality : Performance

Wolfenstein Youngblood fps lag fix guide step 6

Reset the core clock and memory clock speed of your graphics card back to default

If by any chance you are witnessing random crashes and freezes in Wolfenstein Youngblood then chances are it is being caused by an overclocking application or utility running in the background. A lot of games have been suffering from crashes lately due to applications like MSI Afterburner or Zotac firestorm. So it is best to stay on the safe side and run your graphics card on default speeds.

 

 

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That’s all folks!

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