BlueStacks is an Android Emulator allowing you to run Android apps on your PC. You can run any Android app on your PC using Bluestacks and even play games. However, if you want to play games on BlueStacks, you will have to configure it for better performance manually. 

There are a few settings on BlueStacks to boost its performance, save battery, and boost FPS. The configuration and the settings depend on the preferences of the users. In this article, we will be discussing some best settings to boost performance in BlueStacks. 

Best Ways to Boost Performance in BlueStacks

Given below are some ways to help boost performance in BlueStacks-

1. Update Graphics Card Driver

Updating the graphics driver to the latest version optimizes BlueStacks. To update Graphics Card Driver, follow the steps given below- 

  1. Go to the Start menu, search for the Device Manager and open it.Device Manager
  2. After this, expand the Display Adapter by double-clicking on it
  3. Right-click the graphics card, and then click on Update Driver.update graphic driver
  4. Now, click on Search automatically for drivers option.Search automatically for drivers
  5. Once the driver is updated, restart your PC and check if you still face the issue. 

2. Set Dedicated GPU in Use

Another method to boost the performance in BlueStacks is to set the dedicated GPU. The steps for the same are as follow-

  1. Go to the Start Menu, search for the BlueStacks and open it.
  2. Here, head to Settings and then click on the Graphics tab.bluestacks settings
  3. Next, select the Drop down menu under the GPU in use option.
  4. Select the Prefer Dedicated GPU from the drop-down menu.Prefer Dedicated GPU
  5. Then, click on the Save changes option to save all the changes that have been made.
  6. Now, restart your PC and that should fix the issue.

3. Close Third-party Software

The third-party software can be a major reason behind the slowdown of the performance of BlueStack. The user needs to close all the third-party software to boost the performance in BlueStacks. For that, the steps are as follows-

  1. Press the Ctrl+Shift+Esc key combo to open the Task Manager.
  2. Under the Processes tab, select all apps listed here and click on the End Task button. Do this for all the apps except BlueStacks.

3. Adjust BlueStacks Display Settings 

Adjusting the BlueStacks display settings can boost the performance as there is a big impact of display settings on the BlueStacks Game. To adjust BlueStacks Display Settings, follow the steps given below-

  1. Go to the Start Menu, search for the BlueStacks and open it.
  2. Here, click on Settings and then on the Display option.bluestacks settings
  3. Select the Lower resolution setting and click on the Low (160DPI).Lower resolution

4. Allocate More RAM to BlueStacks 

The user can also perform to allocate more RAM to the BlueStacks method to boost the performance of the BlueStacks. For that, follow the given steps-

  1. Go to the Start Menu, and from there, open the BlueStacks.
  2. Now, click on the Settings option and head to the Performance tab.
  3. Next, increase the amount of RAM allocated to BlueStack. You can do so by dragging the Memory bar to the right.bluestacks RAM
  4.  Also, you can select more CPU cores for better performance. Select the highest number of cores from the drop-down menu.

5. Update BlueStacks

When using BlueStacks, you should ensure that your BlueStacks is updated to the latest version. If the BlueStacks is outdated, you will likely face performance issues on the BlueStacks. To update BlueStacks, follow the steps given below-

  1. Open your browser and head to the download page of BlueStacks. 
  2. From here, download the latest version of BlueStacks. 
  3. Install the latest version on your PC and then run BlueStacks on your PC.bluestacks update

5. Turn Off Antivirus

When using BlueStacks, you should temporarily disable Antivirus. Most Antivirus utilizes many of your CPU resources, which may cause performance issues while playing Android games on Bluestacks. You should disable Antivirus while you use the BlueStacks to increase the performance of the software.disable antivirus


If you want to boost performance in BlueStacks, you can follow our various methods. We have discussed various methods by which you can enhance the performance in BlueStacks for a better gaming experience. 


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