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Elden Ring Best Settings Guide For Ray Tracing On PC

Bandai Namco and From Software’s action role-playing game, Elden Ring, has received a graphical upgrade that adds ray tracing on all platforms, and we’ve put together the best settings for getting optimized performance on mid-end PC specs.

Before we delve into the best settings for ray tracing in Elden Ring on PC, make sure you’ve updated your GPU drivers and Windows to their latest respective versions. Additionally, disable or close any unnecessary background applications in order to reduce the CPU overhead as much as possible. The settings detailed ahead should provide a more optimized balance between graphics and frame rate compared to the presets available in-game.

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Elden Ring Best Settings

The settings below are there to serve as a broad starting point for further optimization based on your specific hardware specs. As a result, you may need to tweak some settings until you find a sweet spot based on your display’s refresh rate and the overall performance you seek.


  • Screen Mode: Fullscreen
  • Resolution: As per the native resolution of your display and preference
  • Auto-Detect Best Rendering Settings: Off
  • Ray Tracing Quality: High
  • Quality Settings: Custom
  • Advanced Settings:
    • Texture Quality: Maximum
    • Anti-Aliasing Quality: High
    • Depth of Field: Maximum
    • Motion Blur: as per personal preference
    • Lighting Quality: Maximum
    • Effects Quality: Maximum
    • Volumetric Quality: Maximum
    • Reflection Quality: Maximum
    • Water Surface Quality: High
    • Shader Quality: High
    • Global Illumination Quality: High
    • Grass Quality: Maximum

Elden Ring is a 2022 action role-playing game developed by From Software and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. It was directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki, with worldbuilding provided by fantasy writer George R. R. Martin. The game was released on February 25, 2022 for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. Players create and assume control of their avatar, as they travel to fix the titular Elden Ring and take over as the new Elden Lord.

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