PC Games, whilst being the most up-to-date, customizable and easiest-to-play, are often causing issues with speed and errors etc.
Fortnite – the super smash hit across all sorts of devices – is such a game. Many people have reported it running slowly on their PC, as opposed to the likes of XBox or the other consoles.
The core reason for this issue lies in the way in which PC's are able to run with a multitude of hardware, when the many consoles out there have been tailored specifically to work in a certain way.
Due to the nature through which the likes of Windows has to be versatile enough to work with all hardware types, it's vital that if you plan on running a game such as Fortnite, you are sure you have the right setup for the software.
This tutorial looks to allay any of the qualms you may have about this.
Fortnite Running on Windows
As with any Windows application, certain system requirements have to be met in order for the game to run:
- Nvidia GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870 equivalent DX11 GPU
- 2 GB VRAM
- 25GB + HDD Space
- Intel Core i5 2.8 Ghz
- 8 GB RAM
- Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
By virtue of having different specifications on different systems, the above is obviously meant as a "recommended" / "base level" set of specifications for the system.
If you have the above, or preferably better, you'll be in a position to actually run the game.
The speed of the game is then determined by how effective Windows is at optimizing for use with your various hardware components.
To this end, if you don't have the required hardware (at least comparable to the above), that's the first port of call.
If you have appropriate hardware, you should …