How to show FPS in CS2

Do you get the necessary 144FPS?

In an online multiplayer game like Counter-Strike 2, you may not be able to see much of a difference in FPS. So, it's always better to turn on the FPS counter to monitor your frame rate.

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How to Open Console Command in CS2 

In case you don't know how to turn on the FPS counter, you can do it by inputting a small command inside the Console Command. You can launch the Console Command in CS2 using the following steps.

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  • Open CS2 and reach the main menu.
  • Click on the wheel icon from the top left to open the Settings menu.
  • Choose the Game section as well as the Game subsection.
  • Change the value of Enable Console Command from No to Yes.
  • Press the Tilde or key on your keyboard to launch the Console Command window.

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How to show FPS in CS2

After opening the Console Command, copy and paste the following code in the Input box.

  • cl_showfps 1: Turn on the Live FPS counter.

After typing in the command, press the enter key to run it. You can find a giant red FPS counter on your screen. You can always dissolve this counter by using the counter command - cl_showfps 0.

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How to set FPS Limit in CS2

Once you have monitored your FPS for a while and have issues with them, you can always limit or cap your FPS. Use the following command to do that.

  • fps_max 144: Cap your framerate at 144FPS.
  • fps_max 240: Cap your framerate at 240FPS.
  • fps_max 0: No FPS limit.

For more awesome guides on Counter-Strike 2, check out How to fix CS2 Stuttering or How to play AimBotz in CS2 on Pro Game Guides

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