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    How to fix House of Ashes stuttering issue

    The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes is a survival horror interactive drama video game developed by Supermassive Games available on steam. It is the third of eight planned installments in The Dark Pictures Anthology series. In this guide, we will be giving you recommended methods to fix low FPS issues with the game which cause the game to stutter.

    Also check: How to fix The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes crashing issue

    System Requirements

    Minimum System requirements:

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-4690K or AMD FX-8350
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960, 4 GB or AMD Radeon R9 380, 4 GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 65 GB available space

    Recommended System requirements::

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-8400 or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    • Memory: 12 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 2060 6 GB or AMD Radeon RX Vega 56, 8 GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 65 GB available space

    Update drivers

    Out of date drivers can cause House of Ashes stuttering and induce unwanted lag. For smooth gameplay, you should have updated graphics card drivers. This will in turn boost the FPS of the game.

    Check Memory Utilization

    Memory can impact the framerates you get in a given game. However, the amount it can impact can vary from game to game. To run The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes smoothly you need to prioritize the game and close other background apps that may take up memory. You can do this by pressing CTRL + SHIFT + ESCAPE > Task Manager > check the CPU and Memory Utilization. Close all the apps that are taking up memory that isn’t your desired application.

    Use Full Screen Mode

    Play the game on Full-Screen mode for better FPS. Games running in this mode have full control over the screen’s output. Switch from Windowed screen to fullscreen. If the stuttering problem raises with Windowed screen toggle between the two modes to get a better result.

    Enable Game Mode

    If you are playing the game on Windows 10, enable game mode.

    Here is how to switch to game mode:

    • Go to the Settings
    • Navigate to Gaming Section
    • Switch to Game Mode
    • Confirm that you have the slider turned on.

    In the gaming mode, Windows will prioritize your gaming experience. Maximizing the PC’s abilities to run the game in high FPS.

    Upgrade RAM

    One of the easiest ways to fix the House of Ashes stuttering issue is to upgrade your RAM. If you have a RAM of 8GB, update to 12GB and it will drastically improve the FPS and reduce stuttering

    Contact the Official Support

    If you’re still having some The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes issues after trying all the recommended fixes above, you can always reach the official support team of Rogue Legends. You can visit their official website or join the discussion on the House of Ashes discussion community on Steam.

    For more guides be sure to check out Retrology.

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    Mofeeza Masood
    Mofeeza Masood
    A gaming enthusiast, binge-watcher, and writer helping confused gamers with the levels they are stuck on and picky watchers with what they should binge next.
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