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Escape From Tarkov Best PC Settings 2021 | High FPS and best visibility

This Escape From Tarkov best PC settings guide for 2021 will help players decide which graphics options to choose for high FPS and best visibility. In a highly competitive game like EFT, where clear visuals and smooth frame-rate are needed over pretty graphics, it can be difficult to know which settings to change. Here are the best EFT settings for 2021, now that patch 12.9 has been implemented.

What are the best settings for Escape From Tarkov for 2021?

Escape From Tarkov Best PC Settings 2021

At the time of writing, Escape From Tarkov has been updated to 12.9. Both new and experienced players will want to fine-tune their graphics options for the new update to get the best balance of high FPS and visibility.

Escape From Tarkov Best PC Settings in 2021

Graphics Menu

  • Screen Mode: Fullscreen
  • V-Sync: Off
  • Overall Graphics Quality: Custom
  • Texture Quality: High (or drop to Medium/Low for less-powerful GPU)
  • Shadows Quality: Low
  • Object LOD Quality: 2.5
  • Overall Visibility: 1000
  • Shadow Visibility: 50
  • Antialiasing: TAA (or FXAA for max FPS, but jagged edges)
  • Resampling: 1x off
  • HBAO: Off
  • SSR: Off
  • Anisotropic Filtering: Off
  • Sharpness: 0.5
  • Lobby FPS Limit: 60
  • Game FPS Limit: 120
  • HighQualityColor: Off
  • Z-Blur: Off
  • Chrom. aberrations: Off
  • Noise: Off
  • Grass Shadows: Off

POSTFX Menu

  • Enable PostFX: On
  • Brightness: 20-30
  • Saturation: 50
  • Clarity: 50
  • Colorfulness: 50
  • Luma Sharpen: 80
  • Adaptive Sharpen: 40
  • Color Grading: None
  • Intensity: 0
  • Colorblind Mode: None (Use as required.)
  • Intensity: 0

These are the settings currently used by GameRevolution using a Ryzen 7 3700X, RTX 2070, and 32 GB of high-speed memory. Players will want to lower or increase settings based on their own system. However, the above settings are a good baseline for starting to tweak with graphics options.

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