It's no secret that Call of Duty: War Zone is poorly optimized for PC. It seems like every Call of Duty: Warzone season has new FPS issues. Of course, season six is no different. Players reported lowered FPS as well as FPS stutters. It can be very frustrating when you have to track a moving target only to have your game freeze or stutter. In this guide, we'll see what you can do to help fix these FPS issues.
How to Fix FPS Issues in Call of Duty: Warzone
Empty both your temporary folder and your prefetch folder
You can find these two folders by pressing Win + R or opening the search bar and typing %temp% and prefetch to navigate to their respective folder. Once inside these folders, you can delete any files within them to free up space. some of these files may require administrator privileges. You can leave these files if you want, you mainly want to delete files from random programs you use.
Make sure you have installed all Windows and graphics driver updates
It's something you should normally follow and will want to install as soon as it becomes available. Keeping Windows and your graphics drivers up to date can help resolve many issues you may be experiencing on your computer, such as sluggish operation or programs not working properly.
Make Call of Duty: Warzone a high performance program
This can be done by going to the graphics settings in Windows. Once there, you can enable hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling if it's available. After that, you'll want to go down into the graphics performance preferences. Browse and add the Modern Warfare app to the list. Make sure you don't select the launcher as they are right next to each other in your install folder. Once added to the list, you will want to select options and set them to high performance.
Adjust your graphics settings
Although this may seem like the most obvious solution, it's always something to keep in mind. Sometimes your graphics settings can reset from updates, so giving them a quick look once in a while never hurts. You can also try lowering some settings like low latency and rendering resolution. Disabling Nvidia's low latency can help with FPS and lowering the render resolution to just 5 or 10% can give your FPS a nice boost.
Hopefully following these steps will give you an FPS boost and fix any stuttering issues you were having in the game. Sometimes glitches can be caused by the game itself and they might be fixed by future updates . If you need help getting items in Warzone, be sure to check out our other guides.
Call of Duty: Warzone is available now on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.