PAYDAY 3 – How to Set a Custom FPS Limit

The in-game settings only offer a few preset limits. You can set your own limit manually with a few steps.

Guide to Custom FPS Limit

Setting Custom FPS Limit

To Start, make sure PAYDAY 3 is not running. Close it before continuing.

Find your game settings file:

  • C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\PAYDAY3\Saved\Config\WindowsClient

The file name is “GameUserSettings.ini”

  • In Windows 11, it should appear similar to this:

Open the file in a text editor:

  • For example, Right Click, Open With > Notepad.

Scroll down or use CTRL+F to find “FrameRateLimit”.

Change the number in FrameRateLimit=NUMBER to the desired frame rate.

  • In the above example, I already changed mine to =75.000000 (or 75 FPS)

[Optional] Ensure VSync is turned off (This may be done in-game, but it will save you time to just change it here, if it is not already turned off).

CTRL+S or File > Save to save the settings file.

Close the file.

Thank you!

Jan Bonkoski
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A lifelong gamer Jan Bakowski, also known as Lazy Dice, was always interested in gaming and writing. He lives in Poland (Wrocław). His passion for games began with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time on the Nintendo 64 back in 1998. Proud owner of Steam Deck, which has become his primary gaming platform. He’s been making guides since 2012. Sharing his gaming experience with other players has become not only his hobby but also his job.

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