Battlefield 2042 – FPS Optimization Guide

How to Optimize FPS

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I have a weak computer, but even on it I was able to make a good FPS, I will write to you everything I did for this, I hope this will help you too!

What You Need to Do

  • Go to:
    C:\Users\User\Documents\Battlefield 2042\settings open PROFSAVE_profile (i opening with notepad)
  • Find the line:
    GstRender.AmbientOcclusion (ctrl+f for search bar)

Including this line select everything in the downward direction.

Insert this data:

GstRender.AmbientOcclusion 0
GstRender.AnisotropicFilter 0
GstRender.AntiAliasingDeferred 0
GstRender.AntiAliasingPost 0
GstRender.Brightness 0.500000
GstRender.ChromaticAberration 0
GstRender.ClampGpuMemory 0
GstRender.ColorBlindCustomColorEnemy 190/55/50/255/2.0/0.583/0.470/1.0
GstRender.ColorBlindCustomColorNeutral 77/77/77/255/0/0.0/0.30/1.0
GstRender.ColorBlindCustomColorSquad 75/155/45/255/104.0/0.551/0.392/1.0
GstRender.ColorBlindCustomColorSquadMember1 176/44/207/255/288.6.0/0.65/0.49/1.0
GstRender.ColorBlindCustomColorSquadMember2 20/142/216/255/202.65/0.83/0.46/1.0
GstRender.ColorBlindCustomColorSquadMember3 95/228/54/255/105.86/0.76/0.55/1.0
GstRender.ColorBlindCustomColorSquadMember4 219/143/52/255/32.7/0.7/0.53/1.0
GstRender.ColorBlindCustomColorSquadMember5 132/100/159/255/273/0.7/0.37/0.62
GstRender.ColorBlindCustomColorTeam 65/120/200/255/216/0.55/0.519/1.0
GstRender.ColorBlindMode 2
GstRender.ConsoleAntiAlias 0
GstRender.Contrast 0.500000
GstRender.CrosshairThickness 1
GstRender.CyclicCrashPrevention 0
GstRender.DLSSEnabled 0
GstRender.DRSEnabled 0
GstRender.DRSRefreshRateTarget 2
GstRender.DisplayMappingHdr10PeakLuma 1000.000000
GstRender.Dx12Enabled 1
GstRender.EffectsQuality 0
GstRender.Enlighten 0
GstRender.FieldOfViewScaleADS 1
GstRender.FieldOfViewVertical 88.000000
GstRender.FieldOfViewVerticalVehicle 88.000000
GstRender.FilmGrain 0
GstRender.FullscreenEnabled 1
GstRender.FullscreenMode 1
GstRender.FullscreenRefreshRate 360.000000
GstRender.FullscreenScreen 0
GstRender.FutureFrameRendering 1
GstRender.HUD-Enemy -10604289
GstRender.HUD-Friendly 654303231
GstRender.HUD-Neutral -1059004161
GstRender.HUD-Squad 16711935
GstRender.HighDynamicRange 0
GstRender.HighDynamicRangeMode 0
GstRender.HighResUIScaleFactor 0.500000
GstRender.LensDistortion 0
GstRender.LightingQuality 0
GstRender.MaxVariableFps 4
GstRender.MeshQuality 0
GstRender.MotionBlur 0.000000
GstRender.MotionBlurEnabled 0
GstRender.NvidiaDLSSMode 0
GstRender.NvidiaReflex 2
GstRender.NvidiaReflexFlashIndicator 0
GstRender.OptionHudBackgroundOpacity 0.500000
GstRender.OverallGraphicsQuality 5
GstRender.PostProcessQuality 0
GstRender.RTAO 0
GstRender.RaytracingAmbientOcclusion 0
GstRender.ResolutionHeight 1080
GstRender.ResolutionHertz 360.000000
GstRender.ResolutionScale 1.000000
GstRender.ResolutionWidth 1920
GstRender.ScreenSafeAreaHeight 1.000000
GstRender.ScreenSafeAreaWidth 1.000000
GstRender.ShaderQuality 0.000000
GstRender.ShadowQuality 0
GstRender.SignificanceQuality 0
GstRender.SoldierCompassVisibility 1
GstRender.StereoConvergence 1.000000
GstRender.Stereoscopy 0
GstRender.TerrainQuality 0
GstRender.TextureFiltering 0
GstRender.TextureQuality 0
GstRender.TransparentShadows 0
GstRender.UndergrowthQuality 0
GstRender.VSyncEnabled 0
GstRender.Vignette 0
GstRender.WeaponDOF 0
GstRender.WindowBordersEnable 1
GstRender.uiUpscaling 0
  • Here we make the minimum graphics, after applying these settings you will need to adjust the graphics in the game again.Set permission that requires 59Hz.
  • Disable the invidia in-game overlay.
  • Every time before starting the game, go to the folder:
    C:\Users\User\Documents\Battlefield 2042\cache
  • Delete all files, this will save you from unnecessary FPS drops.
  • Go to the root folder of the game and find the BF2042.exe icon.
  • Right click on the icon – properties go to compatibility tab.
  • Disable fullscreen optimizations.
  • Click change the hight DPI settings chick on override hight dpi scaling and chose aplicalion. Click ok-apply-ok.
  • Copy the address that leads to the root folder of the game.
    (my example E:\steam\steamapps\common\Battlefield 2042)
  • In the search for windows write “graphics settings” click on it.
  • Hardware accelerated – ON.
  • In the section “graphics performance settings” in the “select an application for graphics settings” select desktop app.
  • Click browse and past ur address that leads to the root folder of the game.
    (my example E:\steam\steamapps\common\Battlefield 2042)
  • Double click on BF2042.exe icon – click options – hight prefomance and save.
  • Off xbox game bar.
  • On game mode.
  • OFF steam overlay.

This is all that I did in order to have a high FPS, now the game for me does not lag as much as before and gives me more FPS. I hope this helps you.

Egor Opleuha
About Egor Opleuha 7656 Articles
Egor Opleuha, also known as Juzzzie, is the Editor-in-Chief of Gameplay Tips. He is a writer with more than 12 years of experience in writing and editing online content. His favorite game was and still is the third part of the legendary Heroes of Might and Magic saga. He prefers to spend all his free time playing retro games and new indie games.

5 Comments

  1. I checked the nVidia overlay settings and found that it had on a battery saver capping FPS at 30!? WOW!

  2. well you forgot to mention change fullscreenrefreshrate and Resolutionhz from 360 to 144 or 60 depending on what monitor refreshrate is on monitor.. I think you topok this from a youtuber but thats OK it works..

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