7 ways to increase your computer's frames per second, or fps, and improve its gaming performance

Posted On: Dec 4, 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

7 ways to increase your computer's frames per second, or fps, and improve its gaming performance

Summary List Placement Console gamers have it easy - all their hardware is perfectly tuned for great gameplay, and the games are always developed with the limits of the console's performance in mind. PC gaming, on the other hand, can be much less consistent, with mismatched hardware, older graphics cards, outdated software drivers all leading to sometimes poor gaming performance. If you are experiencing video lag or stutters, you might need to tweak your PC to improve the frame rate, measured in fps .
How to increase your computer's fps
Here are seven tips and troubleshooting tricks for boosting your computer's video performance.
Find your monitor's refresh rate
There are two stats you should know before you start tweaking your PC: Your current frame rate, expressed in frames per second , and the monitor's refresh rate, measured in hertz. The refresh rate is easy to find, so we'll start there. Because this is measuring the number of times your monitor redraws the screen each...

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