How to Fix Stuttering in Armored Core 6 (AC6)

FPS issues, begone!

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There’s no worse feeling than booting up a freshly launched game to be greeted by freezing, stuttering and glitches. This is not an uncommon occurrence, and the newly released Armored Core 6 seems to be suffering from these same issues. If you are one of the many players experiencing stuttering in Armored Core 6, continue reading to discover a possible fix.

Armored Core 6: How to Fix Stuttering and FPS Issues

One fix to prevent stuttering in Armored Core 6 on PC is to go into your task manager and deselect CPU 0. Some people are claiming that AC6 is overusing this CPU Core, causing stuttering.

Here’s how to do it:

  • Open the Details tab in your Task Manager.
  • Find and Right Click armoredcore6.exe.
  • Click Set Affinity and Deselect CPU 0.

Many players are reporting that deselecting this specific core is fixing their FPS issues in Armored Core 6.

If you are having trouble deselecting the CPU, try disabling your Easy Anti-Cheat first. You won’t be able to play online with EAC disabled, but it may be sufficient enough to play while you wait for performance fixes.

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How to Increase Armored Core 6 FPS by Disabling Hyper-threading

Another reported fix is to disable Hyper-threading in your PC’s BIOS screen. This screen changes depending on your motherboard, so look up how to disable Hyper-threading for your specific build.

Disabling Hyper-threading can generally be performed by finding your Processor settings in your BIOS. Under your Processor settings, you should find the ability to disable hyper-threading.

Other Fixes to Improve FPS in Armored Core 6

Listed below are a few other basic FPS fixes for AC6:

  • Close out all other applications (Internet Browser, Discord, etc.).
  • Lower your graphics settings.
  • Play in Full Screen mode.

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Try out some of these fixes and see if they help you out. If none of these work, you may have to wait for possible future hotfixes to fix any FPS or stuttering issues in Armored Core 6.

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