Elden Ring Graphics Settings for High Performance (Massive FPS Boost)

Elden Ring

Elden Ring has finally been released after getting delayed multiple times and fans of the game have been ecstatic. This is why we have brought you this guide for the best graphics settings for Elden ring to help you enjoy the beautiful world that From Software crafted to its fullest extent, however, make sure you meet the game’s minimum requirements first.

To help you make the most out of this opportunity, here is a detailed guide on how to set up your graphics settings for optimal viewing pleasure. With that said, let’s dive right in and find out what the best graphics settings for Elden Ring are. And before you ask, Elden Ring does not support ultrawide monitors.

Elden Ring Graphics Settings Guide

Elden Ring Graphics Settings

After ensuring that you have the PC requirements down, move on to setting up your game with these settings. However, a few things to note before you launch the game:

  • Update your graphics drivers to the latest version.
  • Adjust textures setting to match your graphics card’s RAM

We have divided this guide into three sections. The first one will take a look at the best graphics settings for medium-tier graphics cards. The second one will show you the best settings for low-tier graphics cards. And, the final one will show you the high-tier graphics settings. Before we begin, here are the basic PC requirements you need to meet for the game to run properly:

  • OS: Windows 10, Windows 11
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-8400 / AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 3GB / AMD Radeon RX 580 4GB
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Storage: 60GB free space

Low-End Graphics Settings

These settings are ideal for Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060, 3GB, or AMD Radeon RX 580, 4GB, or similar cards. Using these settings will allow you to get a decent FPS. However, keep in mind that it might drop down a little when you are in crowded areas.

NameSettings
Texture QualityLow
Antialiasing QualityLow
SSAOLow
Depth of FieldMedium
Shadow QualityMedium
Lighting QualityLow-Medium
Effects QualityMedium
Volumetric QualityLow-Medium
Reflection QualityLow
Water Surface QualityMedium
Shader QualityMedium-High
Global Illumination QualityMedium
Grass QualityMedium-High

Best Mid-Tier Graphics Settings

If you are using graphics cards like Nvidia 1080, RTX 2060, or similar cards, you will want to use these settings. Keep in mind that you can probably set them a little higher on the RTX 2000 cards but just to be safe, we are keeping it at medium-high. If you are facing FPS drops, then try turning some of the maximum settings to either high or medium.

NameSettings
Texture QualityHigh-Maximum
Antialiasing QualityMedium-High
SSAOMedium
Depth of FieldMaximum
Shadow QualityHigh-Maximum
Lighting QualityHigh-Maximum
Effects QualityMedium-High
Volumetric QualityMedium
Reflection QualityHigh
Water Surface QualityHigh-Maximum
Shader QualityMedium-High
Global Illumination QualityHigh
Grass QualityMedium-High

Elden Ring High-End Graphics Settings

If you have beefy hardware with the latest cards like the Nvidia RTX 3000 series or any other equivalent graphics cards, you will want to crank all the settings to maximum. Keep in mind that you might see some FPS drops here and there but that is extremely rare.

NameSettings
Texture QualityMaximum
Antialiasing QualityHigh
SSAOMaximum
Depth of FieldMaximum
Shadow QualityMaximum
Lighting QualityMaximum
Effects QualityMaximum
Volumetric QualityMaximum
Reflection QualityMaximum
Water Surface QualityHigh
Shader QualityHigh
Global Illumination QualityHigh
Grass QualityMaximum

Did you find this guide to be helpful? There are a lot more from where this came from so stick around and send us your queries in the comment section below. Check out the class guide for Elden Ring before starting the campaign.

In the coming few days, there is going to be tons of more content covered about this game, so do stay tuned to our Elden Ring section.

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