This guide will tell you how to BOOST FPS and increase performance in Arma Reforger. First, you have to make sure that your Windows are fully up to date and then make some basic changes in the Windows game section. Also, you have to make a few changes in the GPU settings, and Windows graphic settings. You have to set the Windows power plan to the ultimate level and ISLC also needs to be fixed. Then finally make changes in the game graphic settings to achieve the best FPS and ultimate performance.
First of all, you must ensure that your Window is fully up to date. It is a very important step, as it will give you a phenomenal increase in your game performance.
1.1- For this, you first need to go to the bottom left side of your screen to the search button, type “update” in it, and then click on “Check for update”. A new window will pop up, navigate down, and click “check for updates”. It will scan your machine to see if there are any updates available.
1.2- Search game mode in the search bar and press enter. Make sure that the game mode is activated so that you will get decent performance. You also need to make sure that all your resources are focused on the game that you are playing.
1.3- After that, go to the Xbox game bar under Gaming and deactivate this one as it is causing stuttering and crashing in some games.
1.4- After this, navigate to the Captures tab and make sure that the Background recording and the recorded audio are turned OFF.
1.5- Make sure that the auto-upgraded GPU setting is turned on. You will need an NVidia card of the 1000 series. It will really help with bottlenecks and you can expect a 2 to 5 percent boost in the FPS.
Updating GPU Drivers
You will need to update your GPU drivers or any other outdated drivers. There are two ways to do this.
2.1- Check for updates in the GPU control panel.
If your GPU is running on an older version, then you will not be able to boost your FPS. So do check for updates.
2.2- Download from the GPU manufactures website.
You can also download the GPU software to update it from the following link. https://coderbag.com/product/quickcpu
Power Plan Settings
It is a great and easy way to enhance the performance of your system, as they are highly customizable and effective for disabling some sleep and low-power modes.
3.1- You must write “edit power plan” in the search column and press enter. Now inside this menu, you need to go to the power option on the top and click on show additional plans. Scroll down to select the high-performance power plan.
After this, go to the bottom left-handed side of your screen to the search bar and run the Command prompt as an administrator. You have to paste the command “powercfg -duplicatescheme e9a42b02-d5df-448d-aa00-03f14749eb61”, then press enter and exit.
Now again go to the power play menu and press the refresh button on the top right corner. then you will see the ultimate performance power plan select this option.
ISLC Set Up
You have to download this from the link https://www.wagnardsoft.com/forums/vi… and then save it. Now navigate to the ISIC folder that you saved earlier and run it as an administrator. You need to set the least size to at least 1024 and free memory lower than half of your Ram. Set the custom timer resolution to 0.50 and the ISIC polling rate to 1000. Then click on Start and close it once it completes.
You have to boot up the game, then go to the settings, and click on Video. Set the Windows mode to Full-screen and the Render scale to 100. Fidelity FX super-resolution 1.0 should be turned off as it will make cause lagging in the game. You have to make sure that the v-sync is turned OFF and the FPS limit is disabled. You can set the draw distance according to your choice as it does not have any effect on your FPS and performance. Set Nearby depth of field should to NO and set the post-processing Anti-aliasing to FXAA high. After that, set the depth of field quality to none and Ambient Occlusion to medium.
Model geometric detail should be set to Low and the Object draw distance should be set to medium. After that, set the terrain surface detail to parallax and the Texture detail to ultra. Set the Texture Filtering to high and set the Grass quality to low. Grass distance can be set to your personal choice. Set the shadow quality to low. The distant shadow should be set to none. Render target format should be set to standard. Environmental quality should be set to medium.