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Severe framerate drops in Multiplayer

by Grombald

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Re: Severe framerate drops in Multiplayer

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@EA_Blueberry This is what I do to up my fps I hope it can help some of you...


Nvidia BF5 settings ....

First step open Nvidia Control panel under 3D settings go to Adjust image settings with preview

Pick use my preference and set it to performance and hit apply.

Next step in game video settings advanced .....


Make sure frame rate limiter is set  to 200

future  frame rendering- on

vertical  sync- off

GPU memory restriction- off

Below set everything to custom or low 


Under  video Basic ....


motion blur set to 0


To see fps in game with no typing do this....


To see FPS in game with out fraps etc:
1- open note pad
2-put this in the note pad..... perfoverlay.drawfps 1 and Perfoverlay.fpsdisplayscale 4 <<< this can change to 3  or 2 or 1 depending how big or small you want it. 4 is large
3-when you make the user.cfg in notepad,change the file type from text to all. And name it user.cfg
4-Put in .....:\Program Files\Origin Games\Battlefield 5
5-Also close Origin to put cfg in just to be safe :}
6-You will see your FPS in top right of screen when you start BF5


You can also use this page and add way more to this config to up your FPS even more see link or see below...


RenderAheadLimit 1
RenderDevice.TripleBufferingEnable 0
RenderDevice.VsyncEnable 0
WorldRender.MotionBlurEnable 0
WorldRender.MotionBlurForceOn 0
WorldRender.MotionBlurFixedShutterTime 0
WorldRender.MotionBlurMax 0
WorldRender.MotionBlurQuality 0
WorldRender.MotionBlurMaxSampleCount 0
WorldRender.SpotLightShadowmapEnable 0
WorldRender.SpotLightShadowmapResolution 32
WorldRender.TransparencyShadowmapsEnable 0
WorldRender.LightTileCsPathEnable 0
WorldRender.FilmicEffectsEnable 0
WorldRender.EmitterSunTransmittanceMapEnable 0
WorldRender.EmitterSunTransmittanceMapResolution 0
WorldRender.PlanarReflectionEnable 0
RenderDevice.Dx11Enable 1
RenderDevice.Dx11Dot1Enable 1
RenderDevice.Dx11Dot1RuntimeEnable 1
Render.DrawScreenInfo 0
PostProcess.ForceDofEnable 0
PostProcess.SpriteDofEnable 0
PostProcess.SpriteDofHalfResolutionEnable 0
PostProcess.DynamicAOEnable 0
PostProcess.ScreenSpaceRaytraceEnable 0
PostProcess.ScreenSpaceRaytraceDeferredResolveEnable 0
PostProcess.ScreenSpaceRaytraceSeparateCoverageEnable 0
PostProcess.ScreenSpaceRaytraceFullresEnable 0



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Re: Severe framerate drops in Multiplayer

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@PureWhiteWitch Thanks for the help, has brought me nothing, unfortunately

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Re: Severe framerate drops in Multiplayer

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Tried all of these and all other settings on and off aswell.. still dropping to 10fpsfrom 80-110fps in map loading/characterscreen, when players load on deploy



  • Disable/enable hyperthreading
  • Turn V-Sync on/off
  • Turn on/off pre-render frames under the BFV advanced menu.
  • Try both settings in DX12 and DX11 <----- Can't test this in Multiplayer cause Online Access is disabled then. (DX12)
  • Reinstalling driver 5 times
  • All power saving stuff is disabled, in BIOS and Windows

No issues in other games.. tried free weekend off CoD: Black OPS 4..Blackout mode,(newest game i tested...) no lag there from what i recall. only played one game tho


Got 5 hours left on trial so, waiting for some other to test. So i can get 5 hours of multiplayer testing before subscribe or buy.


Everything works on DX11.1 in singleplayer in BF V, with what ever settings.


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Re: Severe framerate drops in Multiplayer

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Have you tried nVidia game optimization from their experience software? try it may get better and dont forget to update your drivers just launched
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Re: Severe framerate drops in Multiplayer

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has been updated, unfortunately has not gotten better
Message 15 of 68 (1,321 Views)

Re: Severe framerate drops in Multiplayer

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My processor doesn't support HT, but I tried it with V-Sync and pre-rendered frames on/off (high and low presets) and with and without DX12
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Re: Severe framerate drops in Multiplayer

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@Grombald Have you tried spectator..... its even worse and i went down to 3 fps 
It's so frustrting now, because single player runs nice, the menu is fine and every other part of the UI but as soon as server loads you just watch your fps go dow to round about 10 and just stay there Frown


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Re: Severe framerate drops in Multiplayer

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My problem is with  the trial of the game also and it is exactly the same as what you have described. I notice you are also runnig the tril version .... i wonder if thats the link @Grombald are you runnig trial version also ?

 In fact, how many of you with the same problem are running Trial version .....i know it uses same file folders as full, game but im wondering if any if it is in the cloud somewhere?

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Re: Severe framerate drops in Multiplayer

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@RiskyBiskit I have Access Premium, so no limited trial. I'm sorry I don't really understand your question.

@EA_Blueberry FYI: Today's patch has not fixed the problem for me.
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Re: Severe framerate drops in Multiplayer

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Ok, i have just origin access not premium access so what i am playing at the moment is the 10 hour trial, which has a different .exe i just thought it maybe something connected to the trial version, but clearly not, like it's not just happening now on Nvidia card's.


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