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2020/08/07 22:48:34 (permalink)
https://www.gamerevolution.com/guides/655124-horizon-zero-dawn-pc-lag-fix-how-to-stop-lagging
 
Horizon Zero Dawn PC might be the definitive version, but the jump from console to PC hardware can also bring new problems. Some players are having a sub-optimal experience thanks to a Horizon Zero Dawn PC lagging issue. If you fall into that group, stick with us for the Horizon Zero Dawn PC lag fix that should smooth out your performance.
 
In order to implement a Horizon Zero Dawn PC lag fix, you’ll need to take several troubleshooting steps to figure out what exactly is causing the issue. From the obvious to more obscure solutions, everything you should do is laid out below.

HORIZON ZERO DAWN PC LAGGING FIX

Horizon Zero Dawn PC Lag Fix | Close intensive background applications
  1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del, then click the “Task Manager” option.
  2. Click any unecessary apps (everything but Steam and Horizon in most cases), then click the “End task” button.
Horizon Zero Dawn PC Lag Fix | Run the game in fullscreen mode
Running Horizon Zero Dawn PC fullscreen, instead of windowed, can lower your chances of getting stuttering lag spikes. You can change to fullscreen in the “Settings” menu.
 
Horizon Zero Dawn PC Lag Fix | Update your Nvidia or AMD drivers
Having out-of-date drivers can casue major performance issues, so naturally you’ll want the latest versions.
How to download Nvidia divers
  1. Visit Nvidia’s “Download Drivers” page.
  2. Input the details of your Nvidia component(s) to check for and download the latest drivers.
How to download AMD divers
  1. Visit the AMD website.
  2. Input the details of your AMD component(s) to check for and download the latest drivers.
Horizon Zero Dawn PC Lag Fix | Adjust your graphics settings
HZD PC spends around 15-20 minutes on initial boot analyzing your system to decide on the ideal preset. Due to this process we recommend trying the other fixes first, but if you still get lag, you can manually tweak the visual settings.
  1. Navigate to the “Settings” menu in-game.
  2. Reduce all graphics settings to the lowest.
  3. Increase one option and return to gameplay.
  4. Keep doing this until you can identify which setting is causing lag.
  5. Once you’ve identified the issue, revert your other settings back while keeping the culprit reduced or off completely.
I hope this helps with the lagging issues

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    Re: Horizon Zero Dawn PC Lag Fix | How to stop lagging 2020/08/08 11:50:09 (permalink)
    Gotta live the bait and switch. The game is such a pig that the answer is to manually force quit everything that isn't the game in order to play it. That somehow doesn't read as a viable solution. The dev needs to optimize their steaming pile of spaghetti code so the player doesn't have to do dumb things in order to merely enjoy the game.
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    Re: Horizon Zero Dawn PC Lag Fix | How to stop lagging 2020/08/08 12:59:25 (permalink)
    sounds like a train wreck ... not the best "solution" but maybe a stopgap while the "bug" is getting fixed by publisher ... lets hope so

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    Re: Horizon Zero Dawn PC Lag Fix | How to stop lagging 2020/08/08 21:34:56 (permalink)
    I don't have any problem with lag issues when running on the Ultimate preset running at 4K with my current setup below. I get from 45fps to 60fps on a average when running the game and I just disable v-sync.
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    Re: Horizon Zero Dawn PC Lag Fix | How to stop lagging 2020/08/08 22:24:59 (permalink)
    There is No lag all the jack wagons just love to whine 
    and i got a weak ass intel E5 2620 v3  with a 2080ti the  game runs just fine
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    Re: Horizon Zero Dawn PC Lag Fix | How to stop lagging 2020/08/10 04:54:00 (permalink)
    I hear it's great fun to play - but I can wait awhile until everything gets patched properly.
    Plus it will be on sale by then , so it's a win-win 

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    Re: Horizon Zero Dawn PC Lag Fix | How to stop lagging 2020/08/10 06:11:30 (permalink)
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    I hear it's great fun to play - but I can wait awhile until everything gets patched properly.
    Plus it will be on sale by then , so it's a win-win 


    Yes it is very fun to play. I played it on the PS4 and beat it 5 times.

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