Middle-Earth: Shadow of War is a great game and you surely want the best settings for the game, right? A game is best enjoyed when played at its fullest potential and you’re troubled with that. First things first, make sure that you meet the minimum requirements for the game.
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- CPU: Intel Core i5-2300 / AMD FX-4350
- GPU: Nvidia GTX 660 / AMD HD 7870
- RAM: 6 GB
- Disk Space: 70 GB
- CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-8350
- GPU: Nvidia GTX 970 or 1060 / AMD RX 480 or 580
- RAM: 12 GB
- Disk Space: 80 GB
- If you have a laptop, ensure it’s running in Battery Performance mode.
- Close down other programs like Chrome, for example.
- Open Manage 3D settings in the NVIDIA control panel.
- Open up the settings for Middle-Earth: Shadow of War and ensure everything is optimized.
- Set Resolution to 1080p (you can set up to 8K)
- Disable V-Sync
- Set Dynamic resolution to the lowest you want to go down to
- Set Lighting, Shadows and Mesh to High
- Set Tessellation to On
- Set Depth of Field to something of your preference
- Set Ambient Occlusion to Medium
- Set Anti-Aliasing to TAA (temporal anti-aliasing)
- Set Texture Filtering to Ultra
And there you have it. If you’re running the game on 1080p and you meet the recommended specifications, you should be able to maintain above 60-70 FPS easily.