Hogwarts Legacy is a demanding game, and here's our guide for you.
Explore every nook and cranny in Hogwarts to trekking out with a broomstick, to defeating Trolls and all sorts across the Scottish Highlands.
As a result of the huge detail oozes out of every location in the game, the devs at Avalanche Software clearly worked extremely hard on the game. However, the detailed work can be quite demanding for your system.
We have the best settings for Hogwarts Legacy on PC to enhance your frames-per-second (FPS) and prevent a jittery experience.
For high FPS, the best Hogwarts Legacy PC settings
The performance of Hogwart Legacy on your system is entirely dependent on the specs you are using. Hogwarts Legacy has recommended and minimum specs requirements, so you'll first want to ensure that your PC can execute the game efficiently.
Here are our graphics and video suggestions if you can run Hogwarts Legacy but want to tweak the options for high FPS:
- Window Mode: Windowed Fullscreen
- Upscale Type: NVIDIA DLSS
- Upscale Mode: NVIDIA DLSS Quality
- Upscale Sharpness: 0
- NVIDIA Reflex Low Latency: On
- VSync: On
- Frame Rate: Uncapped
- Field of View: 0.0
- Motion Blur: Off
- Depth of Field: Off
- Chromatic Aberration: off
- Film Grain: Off
The use of VSync and Uncapped frame rate for Hogwarts Legacy guarantees that the game will run at your monitor's refresh rate. If you continue to experience frame drops, you may want to cap your frames at a comfortable level that your PC can output consistently.
- Global Quality Preset: Low
- Effects Quality: Low / Medium
- Material Quality: Low / Medium
- Fog Quality: Low
- Sky Quality: Low
- Foliage Quality: Medium
- Post Process Quality: Medium
- Shadow Quality: Low
- Texture Quality: Medium
- View Distance Quality: Medium
- Population Quality: Low / Medium
- Ray Tracing Reflections: Off
- Ray Tracing Shadows: Off
- Ray Tracing Ambient Occlusion: Off
You may alter some of the graphics settings in Hogwarts Legacy and flick between the medium and low options until you feel the game is running smoothly.
If you want to keep the quality of certain items, you may want to increase your frame rate.
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