MHW: Iceborne | Best PC Graphics Settings

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne has a massive world to explore. A lot of monsters to slay, a lot of rewards to collect and tonnes of new content to explore. Amongst all these, one thing remains steady, which is the visual quality of the game. The best graphics settings possible denotes these attributes.  Knowing the best of this combination, can enable you to enjoy the game at its fullest, and run the game at a decent FPS (Frames Per second) as well. In this guide, we aim to achieve that.


Best PC Graphics Settings for MHW: Iceborne

Advanced Graphics Settings

  • Image Quality – High
  • Texture Quality – Full
  • Ambient Occlusion – Off
  • Volumetric Rendering Quality – Off
  • Capsule AO – Off
  • Contact Shadows – On
  • Shadow Quality – Low
  • Anti-Aliasing – TAA
  • LOD Bias – Low
  • Max LOD Level – No Limit
  • Foilage Sway – Off
  • Subsurface scattering – On
  • Screen Space Reflection – On
  • Anisotropic Filtering – Mid
  • Water Reflection – On
  • Snow Quality – High
  • SH Diffuse Quality – Low
  • Dynamic range – 32-bit
  • Motion Blur – Off
  • DOF (Depth of Field) – Off
  • Vignette Effects – Normal
  • Z-Prepass – On

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Display Settings

  • Activate DirectX12 API – ON (Turn it off if your game becomes unstable)
  • Screen Mode/HDR Settings – Borderless Window
  • Resolution Settings – 1920×1080
  • Fidelity FX CAS + Upscaling – On
  • Fidelity FX Sharpness – 1.0
  • Frame Rate – 60 (OR no Limits for uncapped frames)
  • V-Sync – Off

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PC Specifications for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

Minimum Requirements:

    • OS: Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-bit required)
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5 4460 or Core™ i3 9100F / AMD FX™-6300 or Ryzen™ 3 3200G
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA®GeForce®GTX 760 or GTX1050 or AMD Radeon™ R7 260x or RX 560
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 48 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectSound (DirectX® 9.0c or later)
    • Additional Notes: – These specs allow for the game to be played in 1080p/30fps with graphics settings at “Low”. – A 64-bit processor and operating system are required.

Recommended Requirements:

    • OS: Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-bit required)
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i7 3770 or Core™ i3 8350 or Core™ i3 9350F / AMD Ryzen™ 5 1500X or Ryzen™ 5 3400G
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 (VRAM 3GB) or GTX 1650 / AMD Radeon™ RX 480 or RX 570
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 48 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectSound (DirectX® 9.0c or later)
    • Additional Notes: – These specs allow for the game to be played in 1080p/30fps with graphics settings at “High”. – A 64-bit processor and operating system are required. – Windows 10 (Version 1809 or later) and a 4GB VRAM GPU (graphics board or video card) are required for DirectX 12 API.

 

Requirement credits: Steam


PC Specifications used to test

  • CPU – Ryzen 5 3600
  • GPU – GTX 1660 6GB
  • Storage – 1TB HDD 7200rpm
  • RAM – 16GB DDR4
  • PSU – 550watt

The above Settings Fetches us 60FPS capped (sometimes dropping to 53-54 in dense areas). If you want more FPS from the game, Turn down the image quality to medium and The “high” to Low or medium also. If you do not feel the need to use reflections or other environment peripherals, you can turn them off as well. That will enable you to push the FPS to its limits.


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