If you’re getting so annoyed with the PUBG lag issue, you’re not alone.

But don’t worry – check out the following 5 steps below and you can make all the difference…

5 fixes for PUBG lag

All the steps below work in Windows 10. Just work your way down the list to reduce lag:

  1. Run PUBG in windowed full screen
  2. Close unused apps and set high priority for PUBG
  3. Lower your game resolution
  4. Update your graphics drivers
  5. Change the power option and adjust for best performance

Fix 1: Run PUBG in windowed full screen

Running PUBG in windowed full screen is a proven effective way to reduce lag. To do so:

While in PUBG, press Alt and Enter at the same time.

Once you’re in windowed full screen mode, check if the lag issues have reduced. If yes, then great! If the lag issues remain, please move on to Fix 2, below.


Fix 2: Close unused apps and set high priority for PUBG

Closing unused apps would probably be most people’s knee-jerk reaction to a laggy and unresponsive computer. To do so:

  1. On your keyboard, press Ctrl, Shift and Esc at the same time to open Task Manager.
  2. Right-click on the programs you don’t need to run at the moment and click End task.
  3. After that, we can also prioritize PUBG. Click the Details tab, right-click on your PUBG and click Set priority > High.
  4. Start a game in PUBG and see if the lag issues have been fixes. If the issue persists, please move on to Fix 3, below.

Fix 3: Lower your game resolution

Running PUBG in a lower resolution can also help in fixing lag:

  1. Create a shortcut of your PUBG, then right-click on the shortcut and click Properties.
  2. Under the Shortcut tab, in Target field, leave a space and type resolution: the resolution of your preference (1024×768 for example).
  3. Start a game in PUBG and check if the lag in PUBG issues have been resolved. If yes, then congrats! But if the issues still persist, you should move on to Fix 3, below.

Fix 4: Update your graphics drivers

The PUBG lag problem may also occur if you’re using the wrong or outdated graphics driver. So you should update your graphics driver to see if it fixes your problem. If you don’t have the time, patience or skills to update the driver manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to be troubled by the wrong driver you would be downloading, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing. Driver Easy handles it all.

You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 steps (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

1) Download and install Driver Easy.

2) Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.

3) Click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of ALL the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).

You can also click Update to do it for free if you like, but it’s partly manual.

4) Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

5) Start a new game in PUBG to see if the PUBG lap problem has been resolved. If yes, then congrats! But if the issue persists, please move on to Fix 5, below.


Fix 5: Change the power option and adjust for best performance

By default, the power plan on our computer is often configured to Balanced or Power saver to conserve battery, which largely compromises the operating capacity of your graphics card and CPU.

Also the system performance on our computer may also be undermined for the advanced graphics features.

So to tweak the settings: 

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time, then copy & paste powercfg.cpl into the box and press Enter.
  2. Choose the High performance option.
  3. In the top-right corner of the window, type advanced and click View advanced system settings.
  4. Click Adjust for best performance > Apply > OK.

There you go – top 5 fixes for you to reduce PUBG lag. Hope this helps and feel free to comment below if you have any further questions or ideas to share with us. 🙂

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