Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout Performance Guide – Fix Lag, Fps Drops and Stuttering

Despite being a very good title, a lot of players have reported some performance issues in the PC version of Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout. Players have been witnessing lag and fps drops quite often during fights. Here is how you can fix any sort of lag, stuttering or fps drops in Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout for PC:

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout Performance Guide – Fix Lag, Fps Drops and Stuttering

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

Here are the system requirements:

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit or later
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-4340 / AMD FX-6300
  • RAM: 8GB GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 2 GB / GTX 1050 2GB or AMD Radeon HD 7850
  • HDD: 55GB HD space
  • DirectX: Version 11.0 compatible video card or equivalent
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel i5-2500K / Ryzen R5 1600X
  • RAM: 12GB GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 / GTX 1060 6GB or AMD Radeon R9 390 / AMD RX 580
  • HDD: 55GB HD space
  • DirectX: Version 11.0 compatible video card or equivalent
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

If you are using a 144hz refresh rate monitor or more:

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel i7-8700K / AMD Ryzen 1800X
  • RAM: 16GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 or AMD Vega 64
  • HDD: 55GB HD space
  • DirectX: Version 11.0 compatible video card or equivalent
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

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.

Nvidia Control Panel

[Note: This is for Nvidia users only]

  • Open Nvidia Control Panel
  • Click on Manage 3D settings > Program Settings > and locate the Call of Duty Black Ops 4 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.

Tweaking in-game settings for optimal performance

  • Go to Settings
  • Set Anti-Aliasing to FXAA
  • Set Shadow Quality to Low
  • Set Special Effects Quality to Very Low
  • Set Texture Filtering to Low

Increase Priority of the game

  • Start Call of Duty Black Ops 4
  • Press Alt+Tab to minimize the game
  • Open Task Manager
  • Click on Details tab
  • Search for the Process or the Executable from the list.
  • Right-click on the process and Set Priority to High

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

That’s all, folks!

Last Updated on December 19, 2023

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