How to Enable Steam's In‐Game FPS Counter

Were you ever curious to know the frame rate of your PC, when you are playing your favorite Steam game? Start with step one to enable the in-game FPS counter.


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    Open Steam.
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    Click Steam menu in the menu bar present at the top.
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    Click "Settings" option from the drop-down list.
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    Click the "In-Game" option from the side bar in the settings window. Here you can see that there is an in-game FPS counter drop down list box with default value "Off".
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    Click the "In-Game FPS Counter" drop-down list. By default it is off, so switch it on by taking the specifying the position at which the FPS should be displayed.
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    Click OK.
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    Start the game. The FPS is displayed at the position you have specified.


  • You can use software like Fraps to know your FPS.

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Categories: Video Games