6 Efficient Ways To Solve PUBG Freezing Computer

Solve PUBG Freezing Computer

The Problem

Players unknown’s battleground i.e. PUBG is a popular virtual multiplayer royale game. Even though PUBG has been out for an extended time, problems such as freezing of this game are still common. If you are facing such issues and tired of restarting the computer, your search has come to an end. We have easy solutions to resolve your freezing issue.

6 Efficient Ways To Solve PUBG Freezing Computer

The Solution

You can try out any of the given fixes. Just apply the fixes one by one until you get the one that worked for you.

  1. Latest patch installation
  2. Graphics driver update
  3. Deactivate overclocking
  4. Changing power options
  5. Temp files deletion
  6. Switch off VSync

Before attempting the methods mentioned above to resolve the freezing issue, ensure that the computer fulfills the minimum requirement of the system to play the game. If you wish to experience smooth gameplay, you need to fulfill the requirements of the system.

 Suggested Necessities To Play PUBG

Operating System64-bit Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7
Central Processing UnitAMD FX-6300 / Intel i5-4430
Memory 8 Gigabyte RAM
Graphics Processing Unit AMD Radeon R7 370 2GB /NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2 GB
Storage 30 Gigabyte available space

Minimum Necessities To Play PUBG

Operating System64-bit Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7
Central Processing UnitAMD Ryzen 5 1600 /Intel i5-6600K
Memory 16 Gigabytes RAM
Graphics Processing UnitNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB/ AMD Radeon RX 580 4Gigabyte
Storage 30 Gigabyte available space

Method 1: Latest patch installation

PUBG keeps on releasing the patches to fix some bugs. To install the new patch follow these stepwise guiding tutorials.

  1. Open’ the app.
  2. Go to the ‘Patch Note’ page.
  3. Select the option of ‘update app’.

A new updated patch of the game would get resolved within the system.

Method 2: Graphics Driver Update

Using a faulty or outdated graphics driver will certainly cause the freezing issue. To enjoy PUBG, update the graphics driver using any of the two steps which are mentioned below.

Option 1: Manual update of Graphic Driver

  1. Go to the official website of ‘AMD’ and ‘NVIDIA’.
  2. Find the appropriate ‘Graphic Driver’.
  3. ‘Download’ it manually.
  4. Click ‘twice’ on the downloaded file.
  5. Follow the instructions given onscreen to install the graphic driver.

Option 2: Automatic update of Graphic Driver

Lack of patience, computer skills, and time calls for an automatic update with ‘Driver Easy’. It recognizes the system automatically searches for the right driver.

  1. Install ‘Driver Easy’.
  2. Run the program. Select the ‘Scan Now’ button. It will scan the computer and will detect missing or outdated drivers.
  3. Select ‘Update All’. It will download the right version of drivers automatically that are outdated or missing from the system.

Also Read: How To Play PUBG In Laptop Or PC

Method 3: Deactivate Overclocking

MSI Afterburner or any other GPU alteration programs does not let you play smoothly. The game engine does not support overclocked cards. It might also cause instability in the game that crashes it. To fix the issue, you need to deactivate overclocking. Remove the overlays, discord, steam, or any other overlays that you are using right now.

Method 4: Changing power options

Windows 10 provides many plans consisting of the newest one i.e. ‘Ultimate Performance’ for the users. It will let the user exploit its potential to the fullest extent which could be enforced using the steps mentioned below in a detailed manner.

  1. Press ‘R + Windows Key’.
  2. Write ‘powercfg.cpl’ in the given box. Press ‘Enter’.
  3. Check for ‘Ultimate Performance’ beneath the section of ‘Hide additional plans’.

If you are unable to see the plan of Ultimate Performance

  1. Write ‘cmd’ in the given search box. From the result, press the icon.
  2. Type the command powercfg –dulicatescheme e9a42b02-d5df-8d-aa00-03f14749eb61 in the prompt.
  3. In the last step, you need to enable it from the settings section post the successful addition.

Also Read: PUBG System Requirements In Mobile {Android, iOS} And PC

Method 5: Temp files deletion

When the computer does not have enough storage to store the temp files of the user, it results in freezing. Delete them:

  1. Press ‘R + Windows logo key’. It brings up the Run box.
  2. Write ‘%temp%. Press ‘Enter’.
  3. Select the folder files. ‘Delete’ them.
  4. Restart PUBG. Hopefully, it would lead to resolving the freezing issue.

Method 6: Switch off VSync

Enabling VSync can turn out the game into a less responsive one. To boost up the game, switch off the VSync. For instance, NVIDIA:

  1. Click ‘Right’ on the desktop ’empty space’. Choose ‘NVIDIA Control Panel’.
  2. Choose ‘Manage 3D setting’ from the left panel.
  3. Beneath the ‘Global Setting’ tab, choose ‘vertical sync’ and switch it ‘Off’.
  4. After the changes have been applied, restart the game to test whether the issue of freezing has been solved or not.


These are some methods that can help you out to solve the issues of freezing. We hope that these methods work for you appropriately so that you can enjoy PUBG or any other game efficiently on your device. If you guys have any queries or ideas, without hesitating drop a comment in the given comment box. We will reply to you soon.

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