How to use MSI Afterburner to display FPS and statistics

We frequently wonder how many frames per second the game is operating at or what the CPU usage is while we are playing. You can view them in-game or on the gaming platforms you use, such as Steam, Xbox, etc., in a variety of ways. A useful tool is MSI Afterburner, which allows you to view FPS and statistics as you play PC games. It effortlessly works with any card and displays the data and FPS. You may find the frame rate and game statistics while playing by using this free application. This guide demonstrates how to use MSI Afterburner to display FPS and statistics.

How to use MSI Afterburner to display FPS and statistics

Follow the instructions below to show FPS and Stats using MSI Afterburner on a Windows computer.

  • Install the application and RivaTuner Statistics Server together.
  • Start the software, then navigate to the Settings
  • Go to the Monitoring tab after selecting the Graphic card.
  • Select from the list now what you wish to see.
  • Select the Show in On-Screen Display checkbox.

Let’s delve into the process’s specifics and use MSI Afterburner to view FPS and statistics before saving the adjustments and beginning to play.

You must first download MSI Afterburner from the official website, then install it on your computer to begin. Make sure RivaTuner Statistics Server is installed at the same time as it is when installing.

Once the installation is complete, launch the MSI Afterburner programme and select the Gear icon on the home screen to access the Settings window.

The MSI Afterburner properties windows will open. Using the drop-down menu next to the Master graphics processor selection, choose the graphics card for which you want to display FPS and Stats.

Then, click the Monitoring tab in the menu to change to it. In the Active hardware monitoring graphs section, check the boxes next to Framerate and any other information you want to see. To display it on-screen while playing games, now select the checkbox next to Show in On-Screen Display.

To save the modifications, click OK after selecting Apply. Now, MSD Afterburner will show the stats you’ve chosen on-screen while you play games.

Additionally, you can alter how the stats appear on the screen. To do that, open the RivaTuner Statistics Server window by clicking on its icon in the System tray. Once you’ve opened it, you can choose how the Stats appear on the screen from a variety of options.

Drag the slider next to On-Screen Display zoom to enlarge the size of the statistics that are displayed on the screen. Click on the colour next to the On-Screen Display palette to alter the colour of the stats that are shown on the screen. Using the options offered there, you can alter them to your satisfaction.

This is how MSI Afterburner can provide FPS and other stats as you play games on your computer. The programme is available for download from the official MSI website.

If MSI Afterburner FPS Counter is not functioning, this post can assist.

How do I use Afterburner to display FPS on the screen?

It makes perfect sense. All you have to do is download and run Afterburner on your computer. Select the graphic card, choose the Framerate option under the Monitoring tab, and then tick the box next to Show in On-Screen Display in MSI Afterburner’s Settings. To save the modifications, click OK after selecting Apply.

How do I make MSI Afterburner show statistics?

By adjusting variables in its settings, MSI Afterburner allows you to display statistics. Select the primary graphic card by clicking the Gear icon in the MSI Afterburner. Select all the stats you wish to examine by clicking the check mark next to them after selecting the Monitoring tab. After making your choice, you must check the box next to Show in On-Screen Display to enable the stats’ on-screen display. In order to save them, click Apply and then OK. Now, while playing games, you will see the statistics.
Read: Enable Windows’ Frames Per Second (FPS) counter.

How can I activate the MSI Afterburner overlay feature?

You must select the Show in On-Screen Display option in the MSI Afterburner settings in order to enable overlay. Launch MSI Afterburner, then select the gear symbol to accomplish this. To enable the grayed-out options below it, pick the Monitoring tab and choose a parameter, such as Framerate, that you want to display on-screen. Check the box next to “Show in On-Screen Display” and then save your settings.

Christopher Woodill

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