ARK: Survival Ascended – FPS Boost Guide

The best exsiting methods for improving your FPS in ARK: Survival Ascended.

Launch Options

Note: Credit goes to NOLAND3R

Do you want to make the game playable with more FPS on your PC?

Well! The first thing that you should do is to open the launch options..

-high -maxMem=65536 -malloc=system -force-feature-level-11-0 -cpuCount=10 -exThreads=16 -force-d3d11-no-singlethreaded +fps_max 0 -high -nojoy -dxlevel 95 -forcenovsync +exec autoexec

Console Commands

These ones will give you some really good FPS boost as well.

Go the the single player and press ” ~ ” key to open the console.

The List of Console Commands:

r.SkyAtmosphere 0Removes shadows from clouds
r.VolumetricCloud 0Removes 3D clouds
r.Water.SingleLayer.Reflection 0Removes the reflection from water
r.Water.SingleLayer 0Water becomes invisible
show InstancedFoliageEvery grindable resource becomes invisible
show InstancedGrassRemoves the small rocks and some grass
show InstancedStaticMeshesMakes your view distance super low
r.MaterialQualityLevel 0Removes the texures everywhere

DLSS Boost (Nvidia RTX Only)

If you got an RTX series graphics card you can use an upscaling feature.

  • Go to the Game Settings > General > RTX

Here you can choose one of these options:

And of course you can also choose the other ones (like Balanced) and frames generation if your graphics card is RTX 40 series of higher.

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