It’s really annoying to have your FPS drops in the middle of the game. You’re not alone, this post gathered several methods that may help you resolve the issue.

Try these fixes:

You don’t have to try them all; just work your way down the list until you find the one that works for you.

Fix 1: Lower your graphics settings

Lowering some of the video settings would fix the FPS issue in some situations. Make sure you’ve closed all unnecessary programs running in the background before launching the game.

ResolutionLow
Light QualityMedium
Frame Rate CapCAPPED (60)
Night ModeEnable
View distanceLOW

If this fix doesn’t help, move to the next fix.

Fix 2: Change priority

If you’re sure your graphics card isn’t under much load, then changing the game priority to see the difference. Make sure you’ve closed other programs running on the background.

  1. Press the Ctrl + Shift + Esc together to open Task Manager.
  2. Go to the Details tab and find Satisfactory.
  3. Right-click on it and select Set priority > Realtime or High.
  4. Reboot the game and change Game Settings to Windowed Full-Screen mode.
  5. Check the FPS.

If it’s not working, move to the next fix.

Fix 3: Update your driver

The graphic card and its driver are related to the FPS issue. The outdated or wrongly installed driver might be the culprit of the issue. Therefore, make sure you have the latest drivers installed on your computer is important. What’s more, updating your drivers would improve your computer performance.

There’re mainly 2 ways you can update your graphics driver: manually or automatically.

Option 1: Update your graphics driver manually

You can spend some time updating drivers manually by visiting your GPU manufacturer’s official websites and search for the latest driver which suits your operating system.

If you don’t have the time, patience, or computer skills to update your video drivers manually, you can, instead, do it automatically with Driver Easy. Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for your exact graphics card, and your Windows version, and it will download and install them correctly:

  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 Click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system.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. If you don’t want to pay for the Pro version, you can still download and install all the drivers you need with the free version; you just have to download them one at a time, and manually install them, the normal Windows way.)
The Pro version of Driver Easy comes with full technical support.
If you need assistance, please contact Driver Easy’s support team at support@drivereasy.com.

Fix 4: Verify the game files

Sometimes there’re some missing files that cause the FPS drop issue. You can fix it by Verifying the game files.

  1. Launch Steam.
  2. Right-click on Satisfactory and select Properties.
  3. Click LOCAL FILES and click Verify integrity of game files…
  4. When the process is finished, reboot the game to check.

If it’s not working, reinstall the game might help.


That’s all the common fixes for Satisfactory FPS issues. Hope this post helps and you can enjoy the game. Have fun!

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