Destroy All Humans 2020 – How to fix Stuttering, Lag, FPS drops and Freezing

Destroy All Humans 2020 stuttering lag fps drops and freezing fix – DAH is a third-person game where players get to control an alien called Crypto, who arrives on Earth to invade the planet and harvest human DNA. Crypto has a lot of tricks up his sleeves. He has superhuman skills such as psychokinetic powers and the ability to disguise himself as humans. He is also equipped with a vast arsenal of alien weapons such as the Zap-O-Matic and the Disintegrator Ray, to defeat enemies. Crypto has a jetpack which he uses to quickly navigate the environment. Crypto can also control a flying saucer, which has the capability of destroying almost everything. Players can perform movements such as gliding and dashing.

With that being said, it looks like that a lot of players are experiencing problems like lag, fps drops, stutters, and random freezes while playing Destroy All Humans! on PC. Therefore, here is a guide to fix some of those issues.

Destroy All Humans 2020 – How to fix Stuttering, Lag, FPS drops and Freezing

System Requirements of Destroy All Humans

Make sure the specifications of your PC are somewhat similar to the official system requirements of Destroy All Humans.

MINIMUM

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • Processor: AMD / Intel CPU running at 3.0 GHz or higher: AMD Kaveri A10-7850K or Intel Pentium DualCore G3220 or newer is recommended / Ryzen 5 2400G (for systems using an integrated GPU)
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD/NVIDIA dedicated graphics card, with at least 4GB of dedicated VRAM and with at least DirectX 11.0 and Shader Model 5.1 support
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 19 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Integrated or dedicated DirectX 9 compatible soundcard
  • Additional Notes: Windows 7 and 8.1 are supported but some AMD Graphics Cards might show weaker performance on those OS versions.

RECOMMENDED

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • Processor: IAMD / Intel processor running at 3.5 GHz or higher (AMD Ryzen 3 1300x or Intel Core i3 8100 or newer is recommended)
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD/NVIDIA dedicated graphics card, with at least 4GB of dedicated VRAM and with at least DirectX 12.0 and Shader Model 6.0 support
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 19 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Integrated or dedicated DirectX 9 compatible soundcard
  • Additional Notes: Windows 7 and 8.1 are supported but some AMD Graphics Cards might show weaker performance on those OS versions.

Tweak the Graphics Settings of Destroy All Humans

  • Full Screen Mode – Full Screen
  • Resolution – 1920×1080
  • V-sync – Off
  • View Distance – High
  • Anti-aliasing – Low (Makes the game look sharper)
  • Post Processing – Ultra
  • Shadow Quality – Normal
  • Texture Quality – Ultra
  • Visual Effect – High
  • Foliage Quality – Ultra
  • Landscape Tessellation – 6

Click here to check out the detailed guide on the graphics settings for Destroy All Humans.

Disable Xbox Game Bar

It has been a while since Microsoft introduced the Xbox Game Bar feature on Windows 10. Sadly it still causes fps drops in some games. I am not sure if your lag in Destroy All Humans has anything to do with the game bar or not, but it is better to keep it off. Here is how to do it:

  1. Open Windows 10 Settings menu
  2. Click on Gaming
  3. Select Xbox Game Bar from the left sidebar
  4. Turn it off
  5. Restart your game launcher

Disable Steam Input

A lot of people have managed to fix the stuttering by just turning off the Steam Input Per-Game setting. Here is how to do it:

  1. Launch Steam
  2. Go to your Library
  3. Right Click on Destroy All Humans
  4. Select Properties
  5. Set Steam Input Per-Game setting to Forced Off

Disable Steam Overlay

The Steam Overlay is recently causing problems in a lot of games. Try turning it off.

If you want to turn off Steam Overlay for all your Steam games then:

  1. Open the Steam client
  2. Navigate to the Steam Settings
  3. Select the In-game tab
  4. Un-check the box next to Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game.

If you want to turn off Steam Overlay only for Destroy All Humans then:

  1. Go to you Steam Library
  2. Right-click on Destroy All Humans
  3. Select Properties
  4. Under the General tab, check the box next to Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game

Turn off Windows 10 Background Recording

The Captures tool on Windows 10 often tend to take up a lot of resources and the Background Recording feature always records in the background while you are playing any game. So turn it off would immediately give you a boost. Here is how to do it:

  1. Open Windows Settings
  2. Click on Gaming
  3. Select Captures
  4. Turn off Background Recording

Try Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling

If you have the latest build of Windows 10 (2004) then you should make use of the brand new feature called hardware-accelerated gpu scheduling. If you have a decent graphics card then you might actually benefit from this. Here is how to turn it on:

  1. Go to Windows 10 settings
  2. Click on System
  3. Select the Display tab on the left
  4. Scroll down and you will notice an option called Graphics Settings at the bottom
  5. Click on it
  6. Turn on Hardware-accelerated GPU Scheduling
  7. Restart your PC

Wait for Performance patches

Destroy All Humans is a brand new game. Bugs and performance issues are pretty common in games during launches. So expect a ton of patches and updates from the developers. All you have to do is be patient and wait for the developers to address the issues. We are pretty sure that they will be releasing a patch to fix the crashing issues pretty soon.

These are all the fixes we have right now the problems in Destroy All Humans!

If you are facing constant crashes then click here to check out our article on how to fix crashing in Destroy All Humans.


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