Increase Gaming Performance On BlueStacks 4 The Quick Way

If you increase the gaming performance on BlueStacks 4 it will allow you to run your favorite Android games smoothly. You will need to allocate more resources to this software such as using the discrete GPU as well as allocating more CPU cores and RAM to achieve this.

Bluestacks 4 is the latest version of the software that allows our Windows 10 computer to run Android apps. Most of the time, it is being used to play Android games on a PC since the use of a keyboard and mouse will further enhance the gaming experience. It is free to use and has been downloaded more than 210 million times.

Improve gaming performance of BlueStacks 4 on Windows 10

If BlueStacks 4 is not running smoothly on your computer then there are several solutions you can follow to fix this. Here’s’ what you need to do.

What to do first:

  • Restart the computer then check if the issue still occurs.

Method 1: Allocate more CPU cores and RAM to Bluestacks 4 to improve gaming performance

Allowing this software to utilize more of your CPU cores will greatly improve its performance.

You should first make sure that virtualization is enabled in your computer.

  • Click on the Start button
  • Click on Task Manager.
  • Click on the Performance tab.
  • Click on CPU found on the left pane.
  • Make sure Virtualization is enabled.

Once you have made sure that Virtualization is enabled proceed with these steps.

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Let BlueStacks access more CPU cores and RAM

  1. Open BlueStacks 4.

    You can do this by clicking on it from the Start menu list of applications.Increase Gaming Performance On BlueStacks 4

  2. Click the Menu button.

    This is the three horizontal lines on the top right part of the app.Improve gaming performance of BlueStacks 4 on Windows 10

  3. Click Settings.

    This is the first icon shaped like a gear.click Settings

  4. Click Engine.

    This can be found on the left pane.click engine

  5. Choose the maximum value for CPU and RAM.

    This can be found on the Performance section.increase cpu and ram

  6. Click Save then restart Bluestacks.

    This will save the changes that you made.click Save

Method 2: Use the discrete GPU of your computer

If your PC has an integrated and discrete GPU then you should force BlueStacks to use the discrete GPU as this is the powerful among the two.

  • Open BlueStacks 4. 
  • Click the Menu button.
  • Click Settings.
  • Click Engine.
  • Check the box for “Prefer dedicated computer graphics (NVIDIA only)” under GPU settings.

After performing the steps listed above you will successfully increase gaming performance on BlueStacks 4.

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