The Division PC Settings

This content is purely for people to get a gauge of where they are with their system and settings, in order to have some kind of idea of how they can tweak their specific machine or game, in order to get the best performance for The Division.

My current setup is:

  • CPU: Intel i7-3820 @ 3.60GHz https://ark.intel.com/products/63698/Intel-Core-i7-3820-Processor-10M-Cache-up-to-3_80-GHz
  • Motherboard: Asus P9X79 Pro https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/P9X79_PRO/HelpDesk_CPU/
  • RAM: 16GB (4 x 4GB) of G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000)
  • HDD: Corsair Force LE 2.5″ 960GB SATA III TLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) with a secondary 1TB Seagate 7200RPM HDD
  • Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB SSC GAMING ACX 3.0, 6GB GDDR5
  • Power Supply: CORSAIR TX Series CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V
  • Monitors: 2 SyncMaster 226cw (22 in.), one of which I’ve replaced some capacitors on the powerboard. I used to run on a 40″ Sharp Aquos for livestreaming, which I mention purely because I used to output games at 1920×1080, and they worked well. I currently run on the single monitor (although I did toy with dual screen output, the frames of these monitors are thick, and leave an annoying gap). Lowering your output resolution will of course clearly help frame rate.

First, I would definitely say follow this guide from nVidia for detailed information regarding each individual setting and it’s effects: https://www.geforce.com/whats-new/guides/tom-clancys-the-division-graphics-and-performance-guide

My “The Division” game settings. I would suggest shutting off “Enable Reduced latency” as that can cause a little extra processing (from what the developer says):

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Shutting off Sub-surface scattering can definitely help lower processing power. It has to do with how light is bounced off of textures to make things appear to have more depth.

Hope that helps to give a gauge as to where you may be able to tweak some more performance from your setup.