Best Video Settings You Should Use in The Finals for FPS and Optimized Performance

Mahir Faisal
By Mahir Faisal
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If you are enjoying The Finals’ fun and immersive gameplay, here are the best video settings you should use to get the best output.

The Finals has just been released and took no time to attract the attention of players all over the world. The gameshow-styled gameplay combined with fast-paced arena shooter mechanics is what made The Finals an interesting take on the FPS genre. You can be from tactical shooters like VALORANT or CS2, or rather, like the more casual shooting of Call Of Duty; the Finals has something for everyone.

If you enjoy the exciting gameplay in The Finals, you may be thriving for the smoothest performance. To ensure that, you might need to tweak your video settings. Whether you prefer the best performance or maximum FPS, we will cover the best possible video settings options you need to know in this guide.

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Best Video Settings for The Finals

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For any competitive shooter, maximum FPS is the primary need. The Finals is no exception. However, to achieve maximum FPS, sometimes you might need to sacrifice visual clarity. To sum up everything, you want the best settings that deliver the best performance without compromising quality.

In our article, we will guide you through every setting as per your needs.

Best Video Settings For Maximum FPS

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The Finals doesn’t require you to have an insanely good PC. However, it is a demanding game. So, if you have a high refresh rate monitor, having less FPS might get a little bit annoying after a while. So, if you don’t mind sacrificing a little visual clarity for higher FPS, you can follow our suggested settings to maximize FPS in The Finals.

Use the following settings if you wish to achieve maximum FPS for your rig:

CategoryOptimal SettingsDescription
Window ModeFullscreenReduces input lag.
Resolution1600×900A good balance between 720p and 1080p
VSyncDisabledReduces input lag
NVIDIA Reflex Low LatencyOnIf you have a beast PC, you can put it to On + Boost. However, keeping it ‘On’ for the most part is optimal for both FPS and input latency.
Resolution Scaling MethodNVIDIA DLSS/AMD FSR2Nvidia 20 series or greater = DLSS
AMD/Intel = FSR2
NVIDIA DLSS/AMD FSR2PerformanceIf you have an Nvidia RTX card, keep it in Nvidia DLSS in Ultra Performance mode. If you have other cards, just keep them to AMD FSR2 in Balanced mode.
Field of View60You can increase the FOV to more than 60, but you’ll lose some performance
Motion BlurDisabledIncreases visual clarity.
Lens DistortionDisabledIncreases FPS.
NVIDIA RTX Global IlluminationStaticIf you have an RTX card, keep it to Static for max FPS.
Overall Quality LevelLowFor higher FPS
View DistanceLowFor higher FPS
Anti-AliasingLowFor higher FPS
ShadowsLowFor higher FPS
Post-ProcessingLowFor higher FPS
TextureLowFor higher FPS
EffectsLowFor higher FPS
FoliageLowFor higher FPS
Global Illumination ResolutionLowFor higher FPS

Best Video Settings For Optimized Gameplay

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If you have a good enough PC, you should not just set everything to low. Instead, optimize your settings so you get enough visual clarity without losing much performance.

Use the following settings if you wish to achieve an optimized setting with a balance of performance and quality for your rig:

CategoryOptimal SettingsDescription
Window ModeFullscreenReduces input lag.
Resolution1920×1080Native resolution of your monitor.
VSyncDisabledReduces input lag.
NVIDIA Reflext Low LatencyOnIf you have a beast PC, you can put it to On + Boost. However, keeping it ‘On’ for the most part is optimal for both FPS and input latency.
Resolution Scaling MethodNVIDIA DLSS/ AMD FSR2Nvidia 20 series or greater = DLSS
AMD/Intel = FSR2
NVIDIA DLSS/AMD FSR2QualityIf you have an Nvidia RTX card, keep it in Nvidia DLSS in Balanced mode. If you have other cards, just keep them in AMD FSR2 in Balanced mode.
Field of View90For better view
Motion BlurDisabledIncreases visual clarity.
Lens DistortionDisabledIncreases FPS.
NVIDIA RTX Global IlluminationStaticYou can keep RTX to Dynamic Low. However, it is not recommended
Overall Quality LevelCustom
View DistanceMediumFor better visibility
Anti-AliasingLowFor higher FPS
ShadowsMediumbalances visibility and performance
Post-ProcessingLowFor higher FPS
TextureHighBetter enemy visibility
EffectsLowFor higher FPS
FoliageLowFor higher FPS
Global Illumination ResolutionLowFor higher FPS

There you have it! Try these settings, and you should notice a significant improvement in your game’s visuals and performance. However, everyone’s PC specs are different, so you should not be hesitant to experiment and find what works best for you.

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Mahir, an Electrical Engineering student currently working as an FPS writer at GameRiv, prefers to introduce himself as a video game enthusiast. Mostly keen on competitive FPS titles like VALORANT and CS: GO, he also enjoys exploring casual story games.