Optimizing Apex Legends settings

Apex Legends Battle Royale was released nearly out of the blue and was released successfully. It was created by the team behind Respawn Entertainment, who also developed the Titanfall game series Respawn Entertainment and was published by EA. Apex Legends is playable for no cost on PC in addition to the previous and current versions of PlayStation and Xbox.

The game runs on an altered version of the Source engine; therefore, the optimization works fine, and you’ll notice it immediately. However, if you experience issues with optimization, we’ve put together a list of the best settings to use in Apex Legends. As in previous guides similar to this, additional optimization tips are included in this guide.

The first step is to ensure that your system aligns with Apex Legends’ requirements, or even better, recommended system specifications. If not, problems with performance are impossible. However, these tips can help.


  • 1 Minimum system requirements
  • 2 Recommendations for system requirements
  • 3 PC settings
  • Four Optimization Graphics Settings
  • 5. Optimize Windows Update
  • 6. Disable OneDrive
  • 6 Stop running 7 Optimizing Discord
  • 8 Optimizing Google Chrome
  • 9. Cleaning Temporary Files

Minimum system requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Processor: quad-core Intel Core i3-6300 3.8GHz / AMD FX-4350 4.2GHz
  • Memory: 6GB
  • Video Card NVIDIA GeForce GT 640/ AMD Radeon HD 7700
  • Disk space: 30GB

Recommendations for the system specifications

  • Operating System: Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Processing: Intel Core i5-3579K or equivalent
  • Memory: 8GB
  • Video Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970/ AMD Radeon R9 290
  • Disk space: 30GB

PC settings

Are you planning whether play Apex Legends be using your laptop? Be sure to change the power mode to “Maximum performance.” Also, ensure that you have all your drivers current, including the drivers for your graphics card – NVIDIA and AMD generally have new drivers available for important releases that greatly improve the performance of your system.

If you own an NVIDIA video card, we recommend performing the steps below to optimize it. Be aware that you might not have all these settings.

    1. Start the NVIDIA Control Panel, and then go to Manage 3D settings.
    2. Select the Settings tab, and then look to find Apex Legends. If you’re unable to find it on the menu, select to add the game and then try to locate it in the menu (if you can’t find it again, you can try opening the game and then closing it).
    3. The menu Priority GPU Select NVIDIA discrete graphic card. This stops games from operating on the graphics card built into the game, which numerous players have encountered issues.

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  1. (if available).
  2. The Set Lighting Multiple Display/Mixed GPU Acceleration to Single Display Performance Mode.
  3. Configure the the Power Management Mode to Maximum Performance..
  4. Texture Filtering Quality and Performance
  5. Deactivate this Pulse of Vertical Sync.
  6. Allow the Stream Optimization feature.
  7. Set the the preferred refresh rate to the highest available rate.
  8. Make the changes, then return to Size and position of the desktop. adjustments
  9. Verify whether you can replace the zoom mode that is set for both games and programs and then click Apply.

Enhance graphics settings

We can now begin optimizing the game’s settings in itself. These are our settings However, you can alter them yourself If you’d like to.

  1. Launch Apex Legends
  2. Use the gear button at the lower right corner of the screen to open the page of settings.
  3. Click on the video tab.
  4. Set the the Display Modus for Set Display Mode to Full Screen.
  5. Make sure you set the Resolution to be in line with the native resolution of your monitor.
  6. Set Vert. and Sync on. Smoothing
  7. to to. Full Disable does not substantially increase frame rate (only around 2-3 percent). Texture Quality is high.
  8. Set the The Diffuse Shading quality Low. low. It can have a significant impact on the performance.
  9. Adjust the Sun Shadow Coverage to Low
  10. Create Details of Shadow (Sun) to Low
  11. Adjust Details for Shadows (spot shadows) to Low
  12. Set the Walluminance on to On
  13. Configure the Dynamic Shadows (Spot) to On
  14. Model Quality to Medium to Model Quality to Medium
  15. Model Quality to Average to Model Quality to the level of
  16. Configure To Remove Shock Tracks to turn off
  17. Create to Body Physical for Medium

Windows update optimization

The next step is an easy step to let us free some resources:

  1. Click Open Update and Security within the Windows Settings panel.
  2. Click Delivery optimization.
  3. Check that the ability to download on other devices is checked off.

Deleting OneDrive

We recommend also turning off OneDrive when you’re not using it. Select the OneDrive icon on the taskbar, and then click close OneDrive.

Optimize Discord

If you’re using Discord to chat while playing or even while you’re playing by yourself, You can speedily make it more efficient too. Here’s how:

    1. Open Discord, and go to the Settings page for the app.
    2. Simply click “Appearance” and turn off Hardware acceleration.

Google Chrome optimization

If you are using Google Chrome, you should also turn off hardware acceleration:

    1. Start Google Chrome and go to Settings.
    2. Scroll until the bottom before clicking the Advanced tab.
    3. Scroll until the bottom, and then uncheck the Hardware Acceleration option (if there is one)
    4. Start and shut down Google Chrome again.

Clearing Temporary Files


    1. When you search for the term enter “%localappdata%” and press Enter.
    2. Start the temp folder.
    3. Use CTRL + A to select all the files within the folder.
    4. Press delete using the keyboard erase temporary files. Do not delete files that aren’t deleted.
    5. Clear trash.

You could also try CCleaner for free, which can do the job quickly.

Restart your computer now and you can enjoy the fully-optimized Apex Legends. We recommend that you purchase a high-quality gaming monitor as well as a gaming mouse and a gaming headset , if it is possible.

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