Best CS2 Graphics Settings to Improve FPS

Improve your FPS in CS2 with these settings.

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Many players have gotten access to CS2 after the recent Closed Beta update, but they are unhappy with its performance. There have been many complaints about the overall performance of the game, even for players who own a high-end computer.

In a competitive game like Counter-Strike, you always need to have as much FPS as your computer can give, which can only be done with the help of the right settings. In this guide, we will give you the best graphics settings to maximize your FPS in CS2.

Best CS2 Settings for Maximum FPS

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There are many settings that you can alter to get the most performance out of your computer in the game, but below are the overall best settings you can use that have worked for most CS2 players.

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This table includes settings from both the Video and Advanced Video tabs in the Video Settings menu.

Color ModeComputer Monitor
Aspect RatioAccording to your preference.
ResolutionAccording to your preference.
Display ModeFullscreen
Refresh RateDepends on the specifications of your Monitor.
Boost Player ContrastEnabled
Wait for Vertical SyncDisabled
Multisampling Anti-Aliasing ModeNone
Global Shadow QualityLow
Model / Texture DetailLow
Shader DetailLow
Particle DetailLow
Ambient OcclusionDisabled
High Dynamic RangePerformance
FidelityFX Super ResolutionDisabled (Highest Quality)
NVIDIA Reflex Low Latency (for NVIDIA Graphic Card users)Disabled
CS2 Graphics Settings Table

Useful CS2 Commands

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Along with the above graphics settings, put these commands in the game console to help with the lagginess and delay caused during the matches.

  • cl_updaterate 128
  • cl_interp_ratio 1
  • cl_interp “0.015625” (for stable internet connection)
  • cl_interp “0.03125” (for a less stable internet connection)

With the above Graphics Settings and Commands, your frame rates in-game will improve drastically, along with the visual clarity and the lagginess of the game.

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