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Rust Best PC Settings 2021 | High FPS and best visibility

Hunting down the best graphics settings for Rust on PC in 2021 can be tricky, as there are just so many different options to tweak. Thankfully, GameRevolution is here with a guide to the best PC settings for high FPS and best visibility, which are the key elements to getting a competitive edge over enemies. These settings are suitable for low-end, mid-end, and high-end PC systems for maximum FPS.

What are the best settings for Rust on PC in 2021?

Rust Best PC Settings 2021

These are the best settings for Rust on PC:

Rust Best PC Settings 2021

Options

  • Max Gibs: 0

Screen

  • Resolution: Native monitor resolution
  • Mode: Exclusive
  • VSYNC: Off
  • FPS Limit: 240

Graphics

  • Graphics Quality: 2
  • Shadow Quality: 1
  • Shadow Cascades: No Cascades
  • Max Shadow Lights: 0
  • Water Quality: 0
  • Water Reflections: 0
  • World Reflections: 0
  • Shader Level: 100
  • Draw Distance: 2000
  • Shadow Distance: 100
  • Anisotropic Filtering: 2
  • Parallax Mapping: 0
  • Grass Displacement: On
  • Particle Quality: 15
  • Object Quality: 50
  • Tree Quality: 40
  • Max Tree Meshes: 100
  • Terrain Quality: 25
  • Grass Quality: 30
  • Decor Quality: 0

Image Effects

  • Anti-Aliasing: SMAA
  • Depth of Field: Off
  • Ambient Occlusion: Off
  • High Quality Bloom: Off
  • Lens Dirt: Off
  • Motion Blur: Off
  • Sun Shafts: Off
  • Sharpen: Off
  • Vignetting: Off

Experimental

  • Occlusion Culling: Off
  • Grass Shadows: Off
  • Contact Shadows: Off
  • Sustain Pedal Support: Off

Mesh settings can be tweaked as players make their way through the world. Depending on the area, higher quality meshes may be desired for a more enjoyable experience.

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