Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain PC 60 FPS Frame Rate Cap Fix

Written by Jon Sutton on Mon, Sep 7, 2015 10:20 AM
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Despite performing great and being extremely well optimised indeed, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain comes with a frame rate cap on PC. Konami made the decision to limit the maximum frame rate to 60 frames per second, and up until now there was no workaround for PC gamers who wanted to unleash the full capabilities of their graphics cards.

Now we've got hold of a pretty simple fix if you want to remove the frame rate cap in Metal Gear Solid 5 on PC, and all you’ve got to do is follow the simple instructions below. As a guide, it revolves around enabling Adaptive V-Sync, which overwrites MGS 5’s native V-Sync.

  1. This is the trickiest bit. You’re going to need to navigate to your MGS 5 configuration file folder. First of all, head to your Steam install folder, which by default is Local Disk (C:) / Program Files (x86) / Steam
  2. Open the ‘userdata’ folder
  3. In here, each of these numbers corresponds to a unique Steam user who has accessed their account on your PC. The easiest way to find yours should be to sort by ‘Date Modified’ and yours should be the most recent.
  4. Inside Local Disk (C:) / Program Files (x86) / Steam / userdata / / you should find a folder numbered 287700. This is Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.
  5. Then click the ‘Local’ folder and open up TPP_GRAPHICS_CONFIG with a text editor like Notepad or Wordpad.
  6. Find the line "framerate_control" : "Auto" and change it to "framerate_control" : "Variable".
  7. Save the file and load up MGS 5: The Phantom Pain.
  8. Voila, an unlocked frame rate!

 

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22:16 Sep-07-2015

My monitor doesn't display over 60 fps. I'm doing just fine with this baby at that.

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00:13 Sep-08-2015

Thats how i feel...1080p ultra 60fps , i dont need anything more

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10:45 Sep-07-2015

But.. but Ubisoft meiks bust geims only 30 fps and thei ar so sinematik...


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12:48 Sep-07-2015

i no rait, sinematik 30fpz bst fpz.

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10:28 Sep-07-2015

"I like to play with the cinematic 30fps"

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10:28 Sep-07-2015

-said no one ever

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10:35 Sep-07-2015

haha i know right lol

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11:13 Sep-07-2015

Actually, some retards have said that, without being straightforward of course.

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12:29 Sep-07-2015

No... Said every console peasant :D

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10:30 Sep-07-2015

i need 144 fps for every gaming maxed out says a small percentage of the gaming community. 60fps cap is fine for me.

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12:41 Sep-07-2015

Same here, but at 1080p I think YOU actually can go for 144 fps at max settings with that setup...... maybe worth a try to find out. :)

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