Crucible – Lag, stuttering and crashing fix

Crucible lag, stuttering and crashing fix – Crucible is a free-to-play team-based action shooter driven by the choices you make. You and your teammates will need to work together to take down alien creatures, capture objectives, and pursue your opponents in search of victory.

Every single match in Crucible is a fight for survival and control. Not only will you be going toe-to-toe with your fellow competitors, but you’ll have to adapt and overcome all the challenges the planet itself throws your way.

Wondering to how to fix performance issues like lag, stutters and crashes in Crucible? Here is a performance guide that could help you.

Crucible – Lag, stuttering and crashing fix

Crucible – System Requirements

Though Crucible is a free to play title, the system requirements for the game makes it obvious that this game is quite demanding. If you don’t have a graphics card that is similar to a GTX 1060 or a RX 570 then you can forget about playing this game at high settings at 1080p running at constant 60 fps.

Lets check out the System Requirements of Crucible:


    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel i5-3570 or AMD FX-6300
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 660 or ATI Radeon HD 7850 (2GB versions)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 15 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 7200 RPM HDD


    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel i5-6500 (3.2 Ghz) or AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 1060 or Radeon RX 570
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 15 GB available space

Crucible – Best Graphics Settings

As I have already mentioned on the best graphics settings guide for Crucible, this game is poorly optimized and there not much you can do improve the situation. Especially the people who have low-end gaming rigs, they are going to have a tough time playing this game.

Still, the combination of graphics settings mentioned below might help you a bit.

  • Resolution : 1920×1080
  • Display Mode : Exclusive Fullscreen
  • V-Sync : Disable
  • Frame Rate Limit : None
  • Brightness : 50.00
  • Contrast : 55.00
  • Saturation : 50.00
  • Gamma Correction : 50.00
  • Graphics Quality : Custom
  • Texture Filtering Quality : High
  • Texture Quality : Low
  • Model : Low
  • Water : Low
  • Shading Quality : High
  • Shadow Quality : Low
  • Postprocessing Quality : High
  • Anti-aliasing : FXAA

Use updated graphics drivers for Crucible

Both Nvidia and AMD have released graphics drivers that are specifically optimized for Crucible. So, go ahead and update you drivers. These drivers would not only boost the performance of your system but would also allow you to avoid crashes. Here are the links:

If you are a Nvidia user then you can directly update your driver from the Geforce Experience application. You can also download the driver directly from the link below.

If you are an AMD user then you can find the latest Adrenaline driver from the link given below.

Verify Crucible on Steam

You can actually verify the in-game files of Crucible to check whether your system is missing any files that might be causing the game to crash or freeze:

  • Go to your Steam Library
  • Right click on Crucible
  • Select Properties
  • Click on the Local Files tab
  • Click on Verify Integrity of Game Files

Use Task Manager

  • Launch Crucible
  • Press Alt+Tab to minimize the game
  • Open Task Manager and click on the Details tab
  • Search for the Process named “Crucible.exe”
  • Right Click on it and Set Priority to High

This article is still being updated. We will be adding more troubleshooting methods in the future.

If you think this guide had helped you then let us know in the comment section below. Also, If you are facing problems that are not mentioned on this article then also you can comment below. We will try come out with a fix. Good luck!

That’s all folks!

Last Updated on May 30, 2020

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