How to show the FPS in Battlefield 4 on PC

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If you ask yourself if you can enable a display of the FPS in Battlefield 4, then you will be happy if I tell you that it is possible, that is what you will learn in this article. Check out my other article if you want to learn how to show the FPS in Battlefield Hardline. If you want to learn how to show the FPS in Battlefield 4, just read on…

I participated in the beta of Battlefield 4 and bought the game later. I wanted to know how the performance of the game with my hardware is. You know you can feel if there is heavy graphic lag but if the lag is only sometimes noticeable, you might start to get nosy about the FPS. I wanted to adjust and tweak the game without the automatic settings. The mentioned things here will help you to get aware about your FPS! So, here is how you can enable the FPS display in BF 4…

How to display the FPS in Battlefield 4

You need to type a command into the game console. You can open the console in Battlefield 4 with the tilde key (~). Once you opened the console, you need to type in:

perfoverlay.drawfps 1

After that you need to hit the return key to confirm your input. Then you just need to close the console with the tilde key again. You will now notice that the FPS display is enabled on the upper right corner of Battlefield 4 and now you have real frame rate data to adjust and tweak your game settings.

If you want to have the FPS display permanently then it is highly recommended to put the command into a config file, to load the function on each start of the game.

You might want to learn about some other useful BF4 console commands. I did put a list together with some useful commands. It might be that I will add some more console commands to the list in the future, if I did write an article about the other commands. Check the list out, it might be that there are other commands, you didn´t know.

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13 Responses to How to show the FPS in Battlefield 4 on PC

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  3. miyodarcy says:

    Thank you very much. I was asking myself if there would be a console command to display my fps. Your tutorial helped me. Thanks.

  4. Luke says:

    Thanks Allot Bro!!

  5. Pingback: List of Useful Battlefield 4 Console Commands | Diary of Dennis

  6. Brad says:

    Cheers very helpful.

  7. Pingback: How to show the FPS in Battlefield Hardline | Diary of Dennis

  8. Gravel says:

    This command works with Dragon Age Inquisition also.

  9. Pingback: How To Show The FPS In Star Wars Battlefront | Diary of Dennis

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