Timer Resolution is a tool you can use to decrease input lag on your PC. Here’s what Timer Resolution is and how you can use it for Fortnite, Apex Legends, Valorant, and any other game.
The application changes the default timer on your system, allowing your inputs to register faster. In game, this should lead to faster response time on your end, helping mitigate connection or server issues with latency.
Step 1. Prepare PC for Timer Resolution
- Open command prompt as administrator
- Run the 3 following commands, one at a time. If the 3rd one fails, that is OK
bcdedit /set useplatformtick yes bcdedit /set disabledynamictick yes bcdedit /deletevalue useplatformclock
Step 2. Open Timer Resolution
Now that you have prepared your PC to use the timer resolution tool correctly, you can open it, and then select Maximum
If you haven’t already downloaded Timer Resolution, download it here!
Step 3. Enjoy better performance and lower input delay!
Congrats, you should have a noticeable increase in performance and notice quicker input delay.
To use Timer Resolution, simply download the application and run it in the background as you play. Select “Maximum” and your timer should go as fast as your system allows. The idea is that you should notice snappier and more responsive controls. For some lower end PCs, Timer Resolution may increase your FPS as well.
Some players have reported success with Timer Resolution and swear by it, while some others notice no difference in gameplay. Timer Resolution seems to work better with lower end systems.
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