TheFamilyRP Help Guide

Forcing FiveM to use your discrete GPU

  • Open Windows settings.
    • Click on System.
      • Click on Display.
  • Under ‘Multiple displays’, click the Graphics settings link.
  • Navigate to your FiveM directory, which, if you didn’t add a custom installation, will be in %localappdata%/familyrplauncher/FiveM.
    • Select FiveM.exe.
  • Click on ‘Options’.
    • Select “High performance”.
  • Save.
  • Enjoy!

For NVIDIA GPUs

  • Right-click on any part of your desktop and select ‘NVIDIA Control Panel’.
  • Go to the desktop tab at the top of the control panel.
    • Make sure the "Add “Run with graphics processor” box is checked
  • Right-click on FiveM.exe and hover over the “Run with graphics processor” box and select “Change default graphics processor…”
    • Select “High-performance NVIDIA processor”
  • Enjoy!

For AMD Radeon GPUs

  • Right-click on any part of your desktop and select the ‘AMD Radeon Settings’.
  • Select ‘System’.
  • Press ‘FiveM.exe’.
  • Select your discrete GPU in the drop-down list.
  • Enjoy!

For AMD Catalyst GPUs

  • Right-click on any part of your desktop and select ‘Catalyst Control Center’.
  • Go to the “Power” tab on the left.
    • Select “Switchable application graphics settings”
  • Under this you will see “Add Application”
    • Navigate to your FiveM directory, which, if you didn’t add a custom installation, will be in %localappdata%/familyrplauncher/FiveM.
      • Select FiveM.exe
  • Open the dropdown list for graphics options.
    • Select ‘High Performance’.
  • Enjoy!

For Intel® Graphics GPUs

  • Right-click on your desktop and select Graphics Properties. This will open the Intel Graphics and Media Control Panel. Click on Advanced Mode and OK.
  • In the next window, click on the 3D tab and set your 3D preference to Performance. Click Apply.
    • Note: If, at the end of this process, Serato Video still doesn’t run, also de-select ‘Application Optimal Mode’
  • Now select the Power tab and set the Power Plans to Maximum Performance. If you sometimes perform with your laptop only running on battery, then select battery in the top right corner and also set it for Maximum Performance. Click Apply.
  • Enjoy!

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Forcing FiveM to use your discrete GPU

  • Open Windows settings.
    • Click on System.
      • Click on Display.
  • Under ‘Multiple displays’, click the Graphics settings link.
  • Navigate to your FiveM directory, which, if you didn’t add a custom installation, will be in %localappdata%/familyrplauncher/FiveM.
    • Select FiveM.exe.
  • Click on ‘Options’.
    • Select “High performance”.
  • Save.
  • Enjoy!

For NVIDIA GPUs

  • Right-click on any part of your desktop and select ‘NVIDIA Control Panel’.
  • Go to the desktop tab at the top of the control panel.
    • Make sure the "Add “Run with graphics processor” box is checked
  • Right-click on FiveM.exe and hover over the “Run with graphics processor” box and select “Change default graphics processor…”
    • Select “High-performance NVIDIA processor”
  • Enjoy!

For AMD Radeon GPUs

  • Right-click on any part of your desktop and select the ‘AMD Radeon Settings’.
  • Select ‘System’.
  • Press ‘FiveM.exe’.
  • Select your discrete GPU in the drop-down list.
  • Enjoy!

For AMD Catalyst GPUs

  • Right-click on any part of your desktop and select ‘Catalyst Control Center’.
  • Go to the “Power” tab on the left.
    • Select “Switchable application graphics settings”
  • Under this you will see “Add Application”
    • Navigate to your FiveM directory, which, if you didn’t add a custom installation, will be in %localappdata%/familyrplauncher/FiveM.
      • Select FiveM.exe
  • Open the dropdown list for graphics options.
    • Select ‘High Performance’.
  • Enjoy!

For Intel® Graphics GPUs

  • Right-click on your desktop and select Graphics Properties. This will open the Intel Graphics and Media Control Panel. Click on Advanced Mode and OK.
  • In the next window, click on the 3D tab and set your 3D preference to Performance. Click Apply.
    • Note: If, at the end of this process, Serato Video still doesn’t run, also de-select ‘Application Optimal Mode’
  • Now select the Power tab and set the Power Plans to Maximum Performance. If you sometimes perform with your laptop only running on battery, then select battery in the top right corner and also set it for Maximum Performance. Click Apply.
  • Enjoy!

This data is an edited version of this post here. This is edited to suit the FiveM location for TheFamilyRP