Best Call of Duty: Vanguard Graphics Settings for High FPS, Maximum Performance

Call of Duty: Vanguard is right around the corner and here’s a set of the best graphics settings you can use in the game for optimal performance. The first requirement for any First Person Shooter is having high FPS, however, modern games like Call of Duty: Vanguard are unable to allow high frames without costing a huge chunk of visual quality.

Tweaking up the graphics settings to your system’s sweet spot can be quite difficult as there are various settings in COD: Vanguard which may sound quite confusing. Finding the right balance between visual goodness and decent FPS can be quite helpful while trying out such visually stunning games.

Vanguard: Best Graphics Settings, PC Settings

While players can have their own preferences while setting up graphics settings, we have compiled the best settings we could find for enabling maximum performance out of your system without making the game look like a fresh release from the ’90s.

Best Graphics Settings

Check out the best settings you can use to achieve a balanced gameplay while playing Call of Duty: Vanguard


  • Display Mode: FULLSCREEN
  • V-Sync: OFF
  • Framerate Limit: UNLIMITED
  • NVIDIA Reflex Low Latency: ENABLED (This is for PCs that have NVIDIA GPU)
  • Display Gamma: 2.2 (sRGB)
  • Focused Mode: OFF
  • Display Adapter: Select your Graphics Card if any.
  • On-Demand Texture Streaming: OFF


Global Quality:

  • Quality Presets: CUSTOM
  • Render Resolution: 100
  • VRAM Usage Target: 80%
COD Vanguard Graphics Settings

Details & Textures:

  • Texture Resolution: Low
  • Texture Filter Anisotropic: Medium
  • Particle Quality Level: High
  • Particle Resolution: Low
  • Bullet Impacts and Sprays: Off
  • Tessellation: Off
  • Level Of Detail: Low
  • Volumetric Quality Level: Low

Shadow & Lighting:

  • Shadow Map Resolution: Low
  • Sun Shadow Cascades: Low
  • Cache Spot Shadows: On
  • Spot Cache Size: Off
  • Cache Sun Shadows: On
  • Spot Shadow Quality: Low
  • Particle Lighting: Low
  • Ambient Occlusion: Off
  • GTAO: Low
  • Screen Space Reflection: Off

Post Processing Effects:

  • Anti-Aliasing: SMAA T2X
  • Filmic Strength: 0


  • Camera Movement: Least (50%)
  • World Motion Blur: Off
  • Weapon Motion Blur: Off
  • Depth Of Field: Off
COD Vanguard Graphics Settings

If we’ve not mentioned any setting, that means you can set it to the default variation set by the game.

Best Windows PC Settings

Here are some settings you can implement outside your game for an increase in Call of Duty: Vanguard’s performance:

  • Head over to PC -> Documents -> Call of Duty Vanguard Public Beta -> playersBeta and search for the adv_options file
  • Open the file using a Notepad and find the RendererWorkerCount option.
  • This option will have a number counter written next to it
    • If you own an Intel CPU, set the number count to 4
    • In case you’re boasting an AMD Proccessor, set the number count to half of the number of cores in your System
      • (If you have a 12 core system, then set it the number count to 6)
  • Now Save the File

These settings should help you get started with Call of Duty: Vanguard and allow you to focus on the game rather than stressing over how to maximize your Frame Rates. Want more FPS without compromising on quality? You should check out if Call of Duty: Vanguard supports AMD FSR or Nvidia DLSS rendering techniques.

For more articles, how-to guides and news related to Vanguard, check out our Call of Duty: Vanguard section.

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Syed Arham
A computer geek at heart, Arham spends his day losing games in Dota 2 and dropping guides for fellow gaming enthusiasts.

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