How to fix crashes, low FPS and stuttering in Forza Horizon 3?

Forza Horizon is one of the most successful video game franchises in the moment. Forza Horizon 3 out simultaneously on platforms Xbox One and Windows. With 350 cars available at the start of the release, the action game takes place in Australia. Now, when Forza Horizon 3 is available for download, it became clear that there are present problems due to which the players can not play, or even install the game.

Before you go to the list of problems and solutions, we strongly recommend that you familiarize yourself with the recommended system requirements for the game.


Recommended system requirements

CPU: i7 3820 @ 3.6GHz


AMD: R9 290X or AMD RX 480



Hard Drive Type: HDD

Available Space: 55GB

Bug fixes for Forza Horizon 3

Forza Horizon 3

Stuttering while playing Forza Horizon 3

To remedy the problem of stuttering, you need to update the drivers for your sound and video cards. If this does not work, try to disable some programs while playing.

Crashes while playing in Forza Horizon 3

As with the problems with stuttering, we recommend that you upgrade all sorts of aspects of your system. Especially make sure to install the new drivers for your video card.

Low FPS in Forza Horizon 3

Many players complained about the drop in framerate during gameplay. We recommend that you do the following steps to correct the problems with the FPS:

  • Open both “Task Manager” and the game.
  • Right-click on the process of the game and select “Details”.
  • Right-click on forza_x64_release_final.exe and then click “Set affinity”.
  • Remove the checkmark from the “Core 0” and close the “Task Manager”.

Loading freezes at n-% in Forza Horizon 3

If you are experiencing this problem, make sure that your antivirus is not a source of problems. Put a pause downloads and enter the game in the antivirus exceptions list. Then continue the download. If this does not work, then try rebooting your system.

The problem with the sensitivity of the racing wheel in Forza Horizon 3

The sensitivity of the steering can be changed directly from the game settings. If you have already done so and it does not work, then go to profile settings (if you are using a racing wheel from Logitech) and change the sensitivity settings and vibration.

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