Best iRacing Graphics Settings (2021)

iRacing is a very famous game but to be a top player you need to get the right graphics settings. The graphics settings influence how you see the game. With the right graphics settings, you can compete with many of the top players in the world.

If you have been in a dilemma as to how to get the best iRacing graphics settings, there’s no need to fret. We’ve got your back. In this post, we will discuss the best graphic settings for iRacing to help you out. Let’s get started.

iRacing Graphics Settings Updated

Before we go ahead, you should note that your computer specs are very important to getting optimal iRacing graphics settings. For these settings, we are making use of the following computer specs:

  • Ryzen 7 3800x
  • GTX 1080
  • DDR4 32GB

You can also work with:

  • GTX 1660ti
  • DDR4 16GB

Another thing you will need is a VR Headset, most preferably “The Original Oculus Rift.” Now let’s get to the settings.

Best iRacing Graphics Settings

Graphics Control Panel

There are 2 ways to get to the Graphics control panel on your PC. You can either right-click on the NVIDIA logo in the taskbar of your PC and select Graphics Control Panel. Another way is to right-click anywhere on the desktop and select Graphics Control Panel.

Click on Images settings with preview and select the “Advanced Image Settings with 3D.”  After doing this, click on “Apply.” Go to “Manage 3D settings” and click on “Program Settings.” In this tab, click on the drop-down menu and select “iRacing.” If you adjust the settings without doing this, it will affect all the other apps on your PC.

When you are done with this, make the following adjustments in the tab below:

  • Image sharpening – Off
  • Anisotropic filtering – Application-controlled
  • Antialiasing FXAA – Off
  • Antialiasing Gamma correction – Off
  • Antialiasing Mode – Application-controlled
  • Antialiasing Transparency – 4x
  • CUDA GPUs – Use global setting
  • Low latency mode – Off
  • Max Frame Rate – Off
  • Multi-frame Sampled AA – Off
  • OpenGL rendering CPU – Use global setting (Auto-select)
  • Power management mode – Prefer maximum performance
  • Preferred refresh rate – Application-controlled
  • Shader Cache – On
  • Texture filtering (Anisotropic sample) – Off
  • Texture filtering (Negative LOD bias) – Allow
  • Texture filtering (Quality) – High-quality
  • Texture filtering (Trilinear optimization) – Off
  • Threaded optimization – On
  • Triple buffering – Off
  • Vertical sync – Off
  • Virtual Reality (pre-rendered frames) – 3 

After doing this, click on “Apply” and exit the Graphics Control panel.

Graphics Settings on iRacing

Now that you are done with the graphics settings on your PC, it is time to fix the settings in iRacing. To do this, open iRacing and click on options, then go to “Graphics.” Make use of the settings below:


  • Resolution – 7664 x 1401
  • UI Zoom – 150%
  • Multi-GPU Support – 1 GPU
  • Number of screens – 1
  • Align – None
  • Monitor width including bezel – 0mm
  • Visible width excluding bezel – 0mm
  • Viewing distance – 0mm
  • Angle between center and wide screens – 0o
  • Field of view when driving (45o to 160o) – 1100


  • Max frame rate – Custom
  • Sky/clouds – high detail
  • Cars – high detail
  • Pit objects – medium detail
  • Event – high detail
  • Grandstands – off
  • Crowds – off
  • Objects – high detail
  • Particles – high detail (full resolution)
  • Max cars – 20 
  • Dynamic LOD – World only
  • FPS – 60 (cars only)
  • Frame rate – Limit (150)
  • Anisotropic filtering – 16x
  • AA Samples/Mode – 4x 
  • Max Pre-rendered Frames – 3
  • Max GPU Video Memory to use – 3686MB
  • Max system memory to use (MB) – 12200MB (64-bit)


There you have it, the best iRacing graphics settings. To be honest, there aren’t specific best settings. What matters is what you are comfortable with. We have only provided you a guide. You can play around with these to get what suits you best. If you think we should add anything, drop them in the comments section.