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Best Graphics Settings for Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2

Abhimannu Das
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Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 are very well optimized and you can easily get 60fps if you meet the system requirements.
For competitive advantage, it is recommended to sacrifice graphics quality for more frames per second.
If you have a beefy computer, you can turn up some of the textures without losing much of the framerate.

Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 and Modern Warfare 2 are demanding games but they are optimized for PCs of all specifications. As long as you meet the minimum requirements, you should be able to get at least 60 FPS (Framers Per Second) with most graphics options turned down.

Here is a rundown of all the graphics settings that you should be using in Warzone 2.0 and Modern Warfare 2. Our recommendations are based solely on performance and will offer you the most frames per second possible on your system. If you want better quality graphics, feel free to experiment with the settings and turn a few options like texture resolution and shadows up. 

How to get more FPS in Warzone 2.0 and Modern Warfare 2

Before you try any of our recommended settings, make sure that you meet the following system requirements. 

  • OS – Windows 10 64-bit (Latest update)

  • CPU – Intel Core i3-6100/ Core i5-2500K / AMD Ryzen 3 1200 or better

  • GPU – Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 / AMD Radeon RX 470 or better

  • RAM – 8GB RAM or higher

  • Storage – 72GB

If you meet the system requirements, here are our recommended settings.

Display Settings

  • Display Mode: Fullscreen Exclusive

  • Display Monitor: Your primary gaming monitor

  • Display Adaptor: Your graphics card

  • Screen Refresh Rate: Refresh rate of your monitor (e.g. 144)

  • Display Resolution: Your monitor’s resolution (e.g 1920×1080)

  • Dynamic Resolution: Off

  • Aspect Ratio: Automatic

  • V-Sync (Gameplay): Off

  • V-Sync (Menus): Off

  • Custom Framerate Limit: Custom

    • Gameplay Custom Framerate Limit: Your monitor’s refresh rate (e.g 144)

    • Menu Custom Framerate Limit: 60

    • Minimized Game Custom Framerate Limit: 15

  • Display Gamma: 2.2 (sRGB)

  • Brightness: 55

  • Focused Mode: Off

High Dynamic Range

  • High Dynamic Range (HDR): Off

Global Quality

  • Quality Presets: Custom

  • Render Resolution: 100

  • Upscaling / Sharpening: Fidelity CAS

    • AMD Fideltity CAS Strength: 75

  • Anti-Aliasing: Filmic SMAA T2X

  • Anti-Aliasing Quality: Low

  • Video Memory Scale: 90

Details & Textures

  • Texture Resolution: Low

  • Texture Filter Anisotropic: High

  • Nearby Level of Detail: Low 

  • Distant Level of Detail: Low

  • Particle Quality: High

  • Bullet Impacts & Sprays: On

  • Shader Quality: Medium

  • Tessellation: Off

  • On-Demand Texture Streaming: On – You can turn this off if you’re experiencing packet burst

  • Streaming Quality: Normal

  • Volumetric Quality: Low

  • Deferred Physics Quality: Off

  • Water Caustics: Off

Shadow & Lighting

  • Shadow Map Resolution: Low

  • Screen Space Shadows: Off

  • Spot Shadow Quality: Medium

  • Spot Cache: High

  • Particle Lighting: Normal

  • Ambient Occlusion: Off

Post Processing Effects

  • NVIDIA Reflex Low Latency: On + Boost

  • Depth of Field: Off

  • World Motion Blur: Off

  • Weapon Motion Blur: Off

  • Film Grain: 0.00

View

  • Field of View: 100

  • ADS Field of View: Affected

  • Weapon Field of View: Wide

  • 3rd Person Field of View: 90

  • Vehicle Field of View: Default

  • 1st Person Camera Movement: 100

  • 3rd Person Camera Movement: 100

  • 3rd Person ADS Transition: 3rd Person ADS

  • Default Spectator Camera: Game Perspective

If you are playing Warzone at a resolution higher than 1080p, you might need to tone down the settings even further for maximum performance. If you are facing framerate drops, you may have overheating issues or other programs may be hogging resources on your system. 


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Abhimannu is a PC esports writer at AFK Gaming. With over seven years of experience in esports journalism, he has worked on a myriad of games and their ecosystems including Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends.

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