Looking for the best and most realistic graphics settings to race on rFactor 2?
As you can imagine having the appropriate graphics settings is crucial to having an enjoyable and realistic experience while racing.
The good news is that with the right settings, rFactor 2 can really look amazing.
This article will guide you through some of the best graphics settings for rFactor 2.
Adjusting graphics based on your GPU
First and foremost, it’s important to understand that every person’s computer is different. As a result, you may have to experiment with different settings to find what works best for you.
In fact your graphics card (GPU) will be different from other sim racers and so according to its specs you’ll be able to run different settings.
The process of testing and tweaking rFactor 2’s graphics settings can be time-consuming, but it’s worth it to find the perfect balance for your system.
Personal preference influencing RF2 graphics settings
Graphics settings are usually a personal preference, so what looks good on one person’s screen might not look as good on another person’s screen.
Some may want to have a higher resolution while sacrificing fps whereas others may want to have the best framerate possible.
It really comes down to what you as an individual prioritize while racing.
That being said, here’s a list of some general tips that will help you get the most out of rFactor 2’s graphics.
rFactor 2 Graphics settings
- Video driver = Monitor #1
- Widow mode = Borderless
- Resolution = 2560 x 1440
- Refresh rate = 144Hz
- Vertical sync = Video
- Post effects = Ultra
- FSAA = MSAA BX
- FXAA = Off
- MultiView = Off
- Preset = Ultra
- Circuit detail = Full
- Player detail = Full
- Opponent detail = Full
- Texture detail = Full
- Texture filter = X16Anisotropic
- Special effects = Ultra
- Shadows = Ultra
- Shadow blur = Quality
- Soft particles = High
- Rain drops = Low
- Road reflection = Low
- Enviroment reflection =Low
- Low speed info screen position = 15%
- Stabilize horizon = Off
- Showroom = Light_studio
- Visible vehicles = 12
- Message center = Off
- HUD enabled = Off
- HUD selection = 397 HUD
- Default view = Cockpit
- Mirrors = On
- Verrtical FOV = 41
As you can see you’ll want to run really high settings in terms of resolution, refresh rate and circuit detail as that can make a big difference to your rFactor 2 experience.
You may also want to try different settings in terms of post-processing effects, shadows and soft particles as they can also impact your gameplay.
In terms of HUD, we recommend using the default 397 HUD as it’s the most informative and user-friendly.
As always, make sure to save your settings after making any changes.
So here were our recommended settings for having the best graphics in rFactor 2.
Of course, you may have to experiment with different settings to find what works best for you and your computer.
We hope that this guide will help you get started in adjusting the graphics settings for rFactor 2.
Good luck and we’ll see you on track 🙂
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