Fortnite: Best Display Settings to Boost FPS and Graphics

Published 12/07/2020, 6:47 AM EST


Ever since Chapter 2 came out, Fortnite had been witnessing a steady decline in its user base. This trend is finally eroding away owing to the astounding success of the Marvel-themed season and Chapter 2 Season 5. While the former facilitated the return of many veterans, the latter has continued the momentum successfully.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

It is safe to assume that the Fortnite community now comprises a lot of new players and returning players who had quit the game some time ago. Naturally, these players would require the best in-game settings to kick things off with a bang.

YouTuber itsJerian talked about the same in a recent video:

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

DIVE DEEPER

Fortnite: SypherPK Thinks the Dragon Shotgun Can Become the Meta

8 months ago

Which display mode works best in Fortnite?

The Display settings contain three further options. Choose the following to maintain the highest FPS in the game:

  • Window Mode– Fullscreen
  • Resolution– 1920×1080 16:9 (recommended),  1600×900 16:9 (the aspect ratio remains the same, minor decrease in pixels)
  • Frame Rate Limit– One above your monitor’s refresh rate. For example, choose 160FPS if playing on a 144hz screen.

Best Graphics Settings

  • Brightness- 89-100%
  • User Interface contrast- Based on preference, does not affect in-game graphics
  • Colorblind mode- Protanope 5 (Some pros like Bugha use Protanope 10)

Graphics Quality Settings

  • Quality Presets– Low
  • 3D Resoltuion– 100%
  • View Distance– Near
  • Shadows- Off
  • Anti-Aliasing- Off
  • Textures- High/Epic
  • Effects- Low
  • Post Processing- Low

Advanced Graphics Settings

  • Vsync- Off
  • Motion Blur- Off
  • Show FPS- On
  • DirectX version- Based on preference
  • Allow Multithreaded Rendering- On (works best for CPU’s with over 4 cores)
  • Use GPU Crash Debugging- Off
  • Latency Markers- Off
  • NVIDIA Reflex Low Latency-  On+boost
  • Latency Flash- Off
  • DLSS- Off

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Is ray tracing any good on Fortnite?

Even though ray tracing is one of the most sought after features in this generation of gaming, it does not help a lot in Fortnite. The game significantly enhances details, but the FPS drops drastically. So much so, even an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 would deliver 60 FPS with ray tracing enabled.

DIVE DEEPER

WATCH: How the Players Are Making God of War’s Kratos Dance at their Fingertips in Fortnite

8 months ago

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

With the aforementioned settings, your experience in Fortnite will be smoother than ever. To say the least, they will provide you an edge over your opponents.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

Aakrit Sharma

883 articles

Aakrit Sharma is an eSports author at EssentiallySports, and has written over 600 articles for their eSports division. He is an undergradate student at Delhi University. From getting chased by The Dahaka while playing Prince of Persia Warrior Within, to sweating his way up in ranked Apex Legends matches, he developed his consuming passion for the massive world of gaming and now writes about it with the same enthusiasm.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

essentiallysports's Stories