Solution for Quantum Break Lags/ Low FPS


Action-packed Quantum Break is one of the hard-hitting and revolutionary games. Despite its ability to blur the line between TV and gameplay, the game, published by Microsoft Studios, significantly lags and users complain low FPS.

Download the Diagnostic

There are certain situations when missing entries in your registry and registry corruption causes this problem. Try running a registry scan to identify if there are any such issues.

  1. Click the button below to download and install the Diagnostic
  2. Perform a Registry scan and fix any problems detected.
  3. Restart your computer.

Estimated Download Time: 10 Seconds

Check System Requirements

It’s a good idea to find exactly which hardware components your system lacks. These are the system specifications necessary to play Quantum Break at its optimum performance.

  • Processor: Intel Core i5/ AMD FX
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX/ AMD Radeon R7
  • Memory (RAM): 8 GB
  • Video Memory: 2 GB
  • Free Disk Space: 55 GB
  • Software: Microsoft DirectX

You don’t need to write down your current system specifications on a piece of paper; Windows does this job automatically for you. To view/ print your current system specs, follow the steps given below:

  1. Press Windows Key + R.
  2. Type MsInfo32 and click OK.
  3. Click File | Print.
  4. Choose your printer, paper type, color and initiate the task.

Update Windows 10

Make sure your Windows 10 is up-to-date with latest available updates. According to sources, a significant improvement was seen in Quantum Break performance with latest updates.

  1. Type Updates in the Search Box on your Taskbar.
  2. Ope Check for Updates from the Search Results.
  3. Click Check for Updates button.

Set High Priority

Windows allows you to customize the way your programs and games run. To experience a significant FPS improvement, set a higher priority to the game process.

  1. Right-click your Taskbar.
  2. Select Task Manager.
  3. Click More details.
  4. Click Details tab.
  5. Right click the Quantum Break process, select Set Priority | High.

Reinstall DirectX

Your Microsoft DirectX, a collection of premier APIs required for smooth gameplay, might be corrupted. Uninstall it, download the latest version and install it on your PC.

  1. Press Windows Key + X; select the Programs and Features.
  2. Right-click Microsoft DirectX.
  3. Select Uninstall option.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions; reboot.
  5. Visit the Microsoft Download Centre and download DirectX.

Temporarily Disable DEP

DEP is a security measure in Windows. In your case, it might be interfering with the game files. Temporarily disable it, and re-launch the game. If the problem persists, re-enable DEP.

  1. Press Windows Key + X.
  2. Select Command Prompt (Admin).
  3. Type the following and press ENTER:
    • bcdedit.exe /set {current} nx AlwaysOff

To re-enable DEP at a later point of time, use the following command:

  • bcdedit.exe /set {current} nx AlwaysOn

Change Power Management Settings

NVIDIA lets you boost your gaming performance by tweaking its 3D configurations.

  1. Open the NVIDIA Control Panel.
  2. Click the Manage 3D Settings link.
  3. Select Power Management Mode: Maximum Performance
  4. Apply the new changes.


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