Best Forza Horizon 4 Graphics Settings

Best Forza Horizon 4 Graphics Settings
Author Alessio Lorandi
Alessio Lorandi
April 26, 2022

Looking for the best Graphics settings to play on Forza Horizon 4?

As you can imagine having the most realistic graphics and image quality settings can make a pretty big difference to your lap times and overall performance.

You’ll be able to see the track more clearly, ride over the kerbs precisely, do fewer mistakes and even make plenty of overtakes.

Best Forza Horizon 4 Graphics Settings

That’s why we’ve spent quite a bit of time researching, testing, and finally sharing with you our recommended Forza Horizon 4 settings.

So if you’re really serious about shaving off those precious tenths and getting the most out of your image quality, make sure you give these settings a try!

Why having good graphics is important in Forza Horizon 4?

The reason why graphics are important in any racing game is that they give you the ability to see things more clearly.

This is vital because it allows you to make split-second decisions that can mean the difference between winning and losing a race.

Why having good graphics is important in Forza Horizon 4?

In addition, good graphics also help to make the game more immersive and realistic which is key for unlocking real performance.

How do you change graphics settings in Forza Horizon 4?

The way you change the graphics settings in Forza Horizon 4 is by going to “Settings”, then selecting “Video” and finally changing the settings from “Basic” and “Advanced“.

You’ll be now able to see all the different options that you can change, from frame rate, resolution, and anti-aliasing.

Finally, let’s now have a look at our recommended graphics settings for FH4.

What are the best Graphics settings for Forza Horizon 4?

What are the best Graphics settings for Forza Horizon 4

Our recommended graphics settings for FH4 are:

Basic settings

  • Dynamic Optimization = Off
  • Dynamic Render Quality = Ultra
  • Frame Rate = Unlocked
  • Show FPS = On
  • Resolution = Native (1920×1080)
  • Vertical Synchronization = Off
  • Fullscreen = On
  • Subtitles = Off
  • Motion Blur = Off
  • User Interface Scale = 100
  • Camera Angle settings = Default

Advanced settings

  • Preset = Custom
  • Anisotropic Filtering = Medium
  • Night Shadows = Off
  • Shadow Quality = Off
  • Motion Blur Quality = Low
  • Environment Texture Quality = Medium
  • Static Geometry Quality = Low
  • Dynamic Geometry Quality = Low
  • MSAA = Off
  • FXAA = On
  • SSAO Quality = Medium
  • Reflection Quality = Very Low
  • Windshield Reflection Quality = Off
  • Mirror Quality = Low
  • World Car Level of Detail = Low
  • Deformable Terrain Quality = Medium
  • SSR Quality = Off
  • Lens Effects = Off
  • Shader Quality = Low
  • Particle Effect Quality = Low

As you can see we’ve decided to set most of the values to low or medium as we feel like prioritizing frame rates is generally better than having the prettiest graphics.

Of course, this is just our opinion and you might prefer to have different settings.

Just bear in mind that if you start noticing a reduction in performance then you should consider lowering the quality of some of the settings.

What are the GPU minimum requirements for Forza Horizon 4?

The minimum graphics card requirement to race on Forza Horizon 4 is a  NVidia 650TI whereas the recommended one is an NVidia GTX 1060 3GB.

GPU minimum requirements for Forza Horizon 4

So as you can see you don’t need the latest and greatest GPU to be able to enjoy Forza Horizon 4 at its best.


So here were our recommended Forza Horizon 4 graphics settings.

We hope you’ll now be able to improve your performance and get the most out of the game.

Good luck and we’ll see you on track!

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Alessio Lorandi

Alessio has been involved at the highest levels in racing since the age of 5 (2003). He won a CIK-FIA World Championship in 2013 and then raced in F3, F2, and finally GT3s before now dedicating himself to SOLOX. He’s now on a mission to help thousands of sim racers around the world achieve their fullest potential through his ACC setups.






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