SCARLET NEXUS | Best PC Settings for FPS

Pick between Yuito and Kasane, elite psionics each armed with talent in psychokinesis and their own reason to fight. Complete both of their stories to unlock all the mysteries of a Brain Punk future caught between technology and psychic abilities. Scarlet Nexus is a ray of hope in a time where many anticipated games are not doing well. I will not mention the specific names, but you can figure it out by the market. In this specific post, I will be discussing the best graphics settings to play this game in. Your hardware specs may differ from mine so make sure you cross-reference that. Also, make sure you meet the minimum system specs for the game.


Best PC Graphics Settings for SCARLET NEXUS

What are the System Specs for SCARLET NEXUS

MINIMUM:

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470 | AMD FX-8350
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 760, 2 GB | AMD Radeon HD 7970, 3 GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 50 GB available space

RECOMMENDED:

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-4690K | AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970, 4 GB | AMD Radeon R9 290X, 4 GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 50 GB available space

Credits: SCARLET NEXUS™ & ©BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

Graphics Settings

Resolution 1920×1080
Window Mode Borderless Windowed
Framerate Not Fixed
Anti-Aliasing TXAA
Vertical Sync Off
Texture Quality Mid
Shadow Quality High
Post Processing Quality High

Here is an illustrative image for the above setting, in-game:

Scarlet Nexus best pc settings

The Resolution should be native to this game. ANti-Aliasing is kept TXAA to smoothen out any jagged edges. To uncap the frames, Framesrates are set to Not Fixed. I personally ALT-TAB frequently and if you do the same, I would suggest you put the game to fullscreen windowed to reduce CPU Load. If you have a powerful CPU then this should be fine with Fullscreen Only. Since this is a visually pleasing game and you would need some of that while playing, keep the shadows at high. This is optional and you can reduce this one as well. Post Processing is less significant on the GPU, so keep this at high. You should be good to go with these settings.

My System Specs Used To Test

For CPU, I used an I3 8100. I went with a GTX 750TI for the GPU aspect. That is because as per the statistics, the majority of the players still use 1050TIs and 750s to run their games. I used an HDD with a capacity of 1TB and an RPM of 7200. Windows 10 (64Bit) was my choice of operating system to test this game. I have a rig with 32 Gigs of RAM so I tend to use that for most of my tests. If I use anything else, I will mention it separately. The game was tested for 60FPS at 1080p as an entry-level benchmark.

Results and Conclusion

GPU Usage 100% @1160 MHz
VRAM Usage 1520 MB @2650MHz
CPU Usage 32% @4080MHz
Average Framerate 43-47FPS
RAM Usage ~ 5300 MB

As you can see from the above results, the game ran its best at 45-47FPS at the above settings. For a card like 750TI, this is decent performance since I managed to churn out all the power from the card, which is evident from the GPU Usage of 100%. You can expect better performance if you upgrade the card or the CPU or both. I did not have any issues playing the game at the above performance and framerates. If by chance, you are running an even older system, your best bet is to dial down the shadows all the way down and play at 720p rather than 1080p. Let me know your thoughts and/or doubts in the comments below. Thanks for reading and I will see you soon with more Graphics Settings guides!

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