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Best rFactor 2 VR Settings for High FPS

Looking for the best and most realistic VR graphics settings to race on rFactor 2?

As you can imagine having the appropriate graphics settings is crucial to having a rewarding and smooth racing experience in virtual reality.

The settings that we recommend are a mix of performance optimization while still maintaining an excellent sense of speed and graphical fidelity.

We also want to make sure that you have the best possible framerate without sacrificing too much immersion, so we’ve included a few options to help you tweak things to achieve that high fps.

Having said that remember that your PC system and GPU will also play a role in how everything looks and feels, so take that into account as you’re making changes.

SO without further ado, let’d dive right in.

rFactor 2 VR settings

These are all our recommended settings for racing rFactor 2 in VR:

Video Settings

  • VR = HMD + Mirror
  • Anti aliasing (Old) = Off
  • Anti aliasing = 4x MSAA
  • Post effects = Low
  • FXAA = Off

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Display settings

  • Circuit detail = Medium
  • Opponent detail = High
  • Texture filter = x8 Anistropic
  • Shadows = Medium
  • Soft particles = High
  • Road reflecton = Low
  • Low speed info = 15%
  • Head physic = 0%
  • Player detail = Full
  • Texture detail = Full
  • Special effects = Ultra
  • Shadow blur = Off
  • Rain drops = Off
  • Enviromental Reflection = Low
  • Stablize Horizon = High
  • Steering wheel = On ( Default)
  • Visible vehicles = 12

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  • Use VR Toolkit = Enabled
  • Anti aliasing mode = Disabled
  • Use dithering = Disabled
  • Dithering strength = 0.375
  • Mask smoothness = 5
  • Sharpening mode = FAS
  • Color correction mode = Disabled
  • Use center mask = Enabled
  • Circle radius = 0.41
  • Horizontal offset = 0.3

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As you can see you’ll want to run really high settings in terms of resolution, refresh rate and opponent detail since those affect how smooth and responsive your racing experience will be.

We also recommend disabling anti-aliasing, as it can cause some artifacts in the image that can be distracting.

You’ll also want to make sure that you have the latest drivers for your GPU as well as any updates for rFactor 2.

If you’re looking for a more in-depth guide on how to setup rFactor 2 for VR, here’s a great Youtube video that goes through the entire process step by step in case you’ve missed anyting.


So here were our recommended settings for racing rFactor 2 in virtual reality.

Remember to experiment with these and find the ones that work best for you, as everyone’s PC system, VR headset and GPU are different.

Hope that helped, happy sim racing! 🙂

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