Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 – How to fix lag, fps drops and stuttering

Are you facing performance issues like lag, fps drops and stuttering while playing Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2? Let’s see if there is a way to fix it or not.

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 – How to fix lag, fps drops and stuttering

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 has finally released, and I have to say that it is a decent game overall. If you are a fan of the Sniper games, and you liked Ghost Warrior Contracts 1, then you should definitely try Ghost Warrior Contracts 2.

Now it looks like a lot of users who bought the game on PC are facing performance related issues. If you look at the system requirements of Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts then you will realize that this game is indeed a demanding title.

System Requirements

Minimum:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Operating system: Windows 8.1 / 10 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 7600 / AMD Ryzen 5 1600
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 970 / Radeon RX 580
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 20 GB available space

Recommended:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Operating system: Windows 8.1 / 10 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 7700 / AMD Ryzen 7 1700
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 or AMD Radeon 5600 XT
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 20 GB available space

I don’t know how accurate these minimum system requirements are. But it looks like you need a Ryzen 5 1600 and a Radeon RX 580 to play the game at [email protected] at the lowest possible settings. If you have a GPU similar to a Radeon 5600 XT and a processor similar to a Ryzen 7 1700, then only you would be able to play the game at 1920×[email protected] fps.

How to fix lag, fps drops and stuttering

With that being said, there are a variety of steps that you can follow in order to fix the performance issues. Here are some of them:

[Note: All the steps mentioned here are basic steps. So they may or may not work for you.]

  1. Update your Nvidia or AMD graphics drivers
  2. Tweak your Nvidia or AMD control panel settings
  3. Eliminate unnecessary applications and services running in the background
  4. Use the Best Graphics Settings[Article will be up very soon] for your PC
  5. Try Windows 10 Game Mode
  6. Make sure you do not have too many tabs opened in Google Chrome or Firefox
  7. Close overclocking applications. Run your CPU and GPU at their base clock speeds
  8. Download the latest Windows 10 update as it features a lot of performance enhancements for the OS

We are still trying to figure out better fixes for the issues. But the truth is a lot of it depends on the developers. There are already plenty of discussion threads on Steam where players are constantly addressing the bugs and issues they are facing. And if there is any problem that is being faced by a huge portion of the player base, then expect it to get fixed pretty soon.


If you think this guide has helped you, then let us know in the comment section below. And for more Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 guides, keep an eye on Frondtech. Good luck!


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