F1 2020 PC Optimization Guide: How To Run The Game At 60 FPS+

F1 2020 PC Optimization

F1 2020 is out now and the game does have relatively high requirements on PC. The recommended CPUs are the Intel Core i5 9600K and AMD Ryzen 5 2600X. The recommended graphics cards are the Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti and AMD RX 590. If you do not meet the recommended requirements of F1 2020 PC then you need not worry. In this F1 2020 PC optimization guide, we are going to go over how you can run the game at 60 FPS and above.

F1 2020 PC Optimization

The following are some steps that you can follow in order to get the best performance when playing F1 2020 on PC.

Update Your Graphics Drivers

Before doing anything at all, make sure that your graphics drivers are up to date. When a new game is released, Nvidia and AMD release a new driver update that improves the performance of your graphics card for that specific game. Make sure that your graphics card drivers are up to date in order to get the best possible performance. Use the links below to learn about the latest drivers and install them.

Steam Launch Tweak

You can tweak Steam settings to make sure that your hardware is being used to the max. Launch steam and go to your games library. Find F1 2020 and right-click on it. Click on properties and go to the set launch options section located in the general tab. Past the following in the command box:

-USEALLAVAILABLECORES -high

Best PC Settings For F1 2020

With that out of the way you can head over and launch the game. The following are the settings that we recommend you try out first.

HDR Off
Anisotropic Filtering Off
Anti-Aliasing TAA
Frame Rate Limit Off
VSync Off
Display Mode Fullscreen

If these settings do not do the trick and you need better performance then you can use the following settings instead:

HDR Off
Anisotropic Filtering Off
Anti-Aliasing Off
Frame Rate Limit Off
VSync Off
Display Mode Fullscreen

With the video settings out of the way, we can move on to the advanced graphics settings. Head over to the game options and select settings. Head over to graphics settings and select the advance settings options. Try the following settings first:

SSRT Shadows Off
Skidmarks Blending Off
Skidmarks Off
Ground Cover Low
Weather Effects Low
Vehicle Reflections Medium
Texture Streaming High
Screen Space Reflections Off
Ambient Occlusion Off
Mirrors Ultra High
Crowd Low
Particles Medium
Advanced Smoke Shadows Off
Smoke Shadows Off
Shadows Medium
Post Process Low
Lighting Quality Medium

If these settings do not meet your needs and you need more FPS then you can use the following settings. These settings will reduce image quality dramatically.

SSRT Shadows Off
Skidmarks Blending Off
Skidmarks Off
Ground Cover Low
Weather Effects Low
Vehicle Reflections Ultra Low
Texture Streaming Ultra Low
Screen Space Reflections Off
Ambient Occlusion Off
Mirrors Low
Crowd Low
Particles Off
Advanced Smoke Shadows Off
Smoke Shadows Off
Shadows Ultra Low
Post Process Low
Lighting Quality Low

Apply these changes and restart the game. If you notice stream tearing then you can try using VSync. If you monitor supports G-Sync or FreeSync then you can go with those as well.

That is all for our F1 2020 PC Optimization guide. If you are interested in learning more about the game then you can check out our F1 2020 MyTeam guide.

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