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Hogwarts Legacy PC Performance Issues – How To Fix

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter comes to life in Hogwarts Legacy. This magical title allows fans to create their own enchanting witch or wizard, explore Hogwarts, and master magic on both PC and consoles. However, some players are noticing issues with performance on PC, which may leave you wondering how to improve performance issues on PC for Hogwarts Legacy.

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How to fix Performance issues on PC in Hogwarts Legacy

Many PC players are noticing performance issues such as lag, stuttering, and dropped frames while playing Hogwarts Legacy. Fortunately, there is an easy fix for this that can be done in-game. Keep in mind that your PC should meet the minimum requirements for Hogwarts Legacy, or you will continue to have issues. Here is how to improve Hogwarts Legacy performance on PC.

Related: Is it better to play Hogwarts Legacy on PC or PS5?

  • Open the Menu.
  • Go to Settings.
  • Select Display Options.
  • Navigate to the Performance Mode option.
  • Select Performance or HFR Performance.
  • Confirm your selection.

These two modes should improve the performance of Hogwarts Legacy on PC. The Performance Mode will set your settings to 60 FPS and 1080p resolution, while HFR Performance will set it to 120 FPS and 1080p resolution. We recommend trying HFR Performance at first but switching to regular Performance if you still notice issues.

You can also play with the other options, such as Cap Frame Rate, Motion Blur, and Depth of Field, to find the perfect settings your PC can handle. Other solutions include closing other applications and software while playing, verifying integrity of game files on Steam, making sure your drivers are up to date, and updating Hogwarts Legacy to the latest version. Some players have also found increases in performance through enabling Game Mode.

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