How To Fix Performance And Audio Issues in Starfield


Starfield is the Bethesda Game Studio’s latest action role playing game set in a captivating space themed world has received considerable attention since its launch. But some players have encountered performance and audio issues that detract from their gaming experience. These issues include crashes, freezing, lagging, frame drops, audio desync and audio crackling or stuttering.

Fixing Performance and Audio Issues in Starfield

It is advisable to try each of the following workarounds to determine which one best addresses your specific issue.

Fix 1: Tweak Game Settings

  • Start by enabling FSR2.
  • Set the Render Resolution Scale to 60%.
  • Adjust Sharpening to 30%.
  • Set all other graphic settings to medium.

While this may slightly sacrifice some graphical fidelity, it should make the game more playable.

Fix 2: AMD CPU Settings

If you are using an AMD CPU follow these steps:

  • Open AMD Adrenalin.
  • Navigate to the Performance tab.
  • Look for Tuning in the subheader.

You can either apply these settings globally or create an individual game profile for Starfield.

Fix 3: Turn Off FSR

FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR), similar to DLSS aims to improve image quality and indirectly boost framerates. However it might be contributing to performance and audio issues in Starfield. Disable FSR to see if it resolves the problems.

Fix 4: Use DLSS Mod

Some players have reported improved game performance by downloading a DLSS mod. This mod enhances framerates and overall gameplay smoothness. The base DLSS mod is free but a paid version with additional features is also available.

By following these methods, you can effectively address performance and audio issues in Starfield. We recommend trying each workaround to find the one that works best for your system and specific issues. These methods should help you overcome performance and audio issues in Starfield, ensuring a more enjoyable and immersive gaming experience. Explore the depths of space and unravel the mysteries of this captivating game without the hindrance of technical problems.

Image Credit: Bethesda

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