It’s so frustrating if Call of Duty (COD) WW2 is always lagging when playing this game. It should have been fun. But don’t worry. Many players have reduced the lagging in COD WW2 with the solutions in this article. So check it out.

How to reduce lags or stuttering in COD WW2?

Here are some solutions that have helped people resolve COD WW2 lagging. 
  1. Ensure to meet the hardware requirements
  2. Install the latest game patch
  3. Update your graphics card driver and network card driver
  4. Adjust in-game settings
  5. Configure settings to enhance your computer performance

Fix 1: Ensure to meet the hardware requirements

To play videos games like COD WW2, there are minimum system requirements to load the game. So make sure that your computer meets the minimum system specifications. Blow is the minimum system requirements to play COD WW2:
Operating System Windows 7 64-Bit or later
Video Card NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 660 @ 2 GB / GTX 1050 or AMD Radeon™ HD 7850 @ 2GB
Memory 8 GB RAM  
DirectX Version 11.0 compatible video card or equivalent
Network Broadband Internet connection
CPU Intel® Core™ i3 3225 or equivalent
Below is the recommended system specifications to play Call of Duty WW2:
Operating System Windows 10
Video Card NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970 / GTX 1060 @ 6GB or AMD Radeon™ R9 390 / AMD RX 580
Memory 12 GB RAM 
CPU Intel® Core™ i5-2400 / AMD Ryzen R5 1600X
DirectX Version 11.0 compatible video card or equivalent
Network Broadband Internet connection
You can check your computer specifications and see if it meets the requirements. If not, you definitely will have the lagging problems in COD WW2. In that case, you’ll need to upgrade your PC. If your computer just meets the recommended requirements, you may also experience lags when playing COD WW2 due to the game or PC problems. If that’s the case. move on to the next fix.

Fix 2: Install the latest game patch

Usually game developers keep releasing game updates to fix some bugs and improve your game performance, so you should check whether there is any update from Steam or the official website, and install the latest game patch to fix the COD WW2 lagging issues. If your game still lags or stutters, don’t worry. There are other solutions.

Fix 3: Update your graphics card driver and network driver

The missing or outdated drivers in your computer can cause the COD WW2 lag issues, because your graphics card driver issue can cause the FPS drops, and the network card driver issue can cause the internet lag issue. So you should verify that your drivers are up to date, and update those that aren’t. There are two ways to update your drivers: manually and automatically. Manually update drivers – You can manually update your drivers by downloading the latest version of your drivers from manufacturers, and installing it in your computer. This requires time and computer skills. Automatically update drivers – If you don’t have time or patience, 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 risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing. 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 clicks (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 the Update button next to your graphics card and your network card to automatically download the latest drivers (you can do this with the FREE version). Then install the drivers in your computer.Or click Update All the 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).

  4. Restart your computer to take effect.
Re-launch COD WW2 to see if it works better.

Fix 4: Adjust game settings

Your COD WW2 lagging, including the FPS drops or the internet lags, can be caused by the improper game settings. For instance, if your graphics settings is higher than your computer hardware, you should adjust your graphics settings to the lower ones, and restart your game to see if it reduces the lagging. Go to COD WW2 Settings > Graphics Settings, then check the following graphics settings:
  • Display Mode: Fullscreen Screen
  • Refresh Rate: 144 Hz (if you have a 144Hz monitor) or 59.94 Hz (if you have a 60Hz monitor)
  • Sync Every Frame: Off
  • Maximum FPS: Your Preference
  • Aspect Ratio: Auto
  • FOV: 90
  • Resolution: Your monitor’s native resolution
  • Render Resolution: Native
  • Pre-T2X Resolution: Native
And set other graphics settings to Low.

Fix 5: Configure settings to enhance your computer performance

It’s likely that your computer settings is not set appropriately to make full use of it. In that case, you can check and modify the related settings to boost your system performance. Below lists a few settings that you can check.

1. Limit startup programs in Task Manager

Massive programs run in startup can slow down your computer, so you should check and limit the startup programs. To do so, follow the steps below:
  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to invoke the Run box.
  2. Type taskmgr and click OK.
  3. In Task Manager, click the Startup tab, select the program or application that doesn’t need to run automatically with startup, and click Disable.
Your computer should performs better fantastically next time when you boot. If you need to run that program later, you can click to open it.

2. Change the number of boot processors

You can also change the number of processors when booting your computer, and that can help enhance your game performance.
  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to invoke the Run box.
  2. Type msconfig and click OK.
  3. Click the Boot tab, select your Windows system, and click Advanced options.
  4. Check the box next to Number of processors, and select the highest number available. I have the highest number of 4, so I select 4.
  5. Click OK to save. Then click Apply and OK to finish.
  6. You’ll be prompted a dialog to ask you to restart, select Exist without restart because you’ll have a restart after configuring the settings below.

3. Adjust settings in System Properties

  1. Type This PC in the Search box, right click on This PC, and select Properties.
  2. Click Advanced system settings.
  3. In the Advanced tab, click Settings… in the Performance section.
  4. Click the Advanced tab, make sure to select Adjust for best performance of Programs, and click Apply.
  5. Click the Data Execution Prevention tab, make sure to select Turn on DEP for essential Windows programs and services only. Then click Apply and OK to save.
After configuring the settings, restart your computer and try COD WW2 to see if it works better now. So there you have it – Five pro tips to reduce COD WW2 lags in your computer. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.
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