Random frame rate drops in Overwatch


My FPS always runs at 59-60fps, however; lately It drops from 60fps to 40fps and lower for a few seconds, then it’s hop right back to 59-60. Fights area becoming difficult because of the random drops. My PC stats are down below. PS. Sorry in advance for late responses; work.

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

4095MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (EVGA)

16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 803MHz

ASUSTeK Computer INC. M5A78L-M/USB3 (AM3R2)

AMD FX-8320E 30 °C

Vishera 32nm Technology


Having the exact same issue. Never had a problem before this morning after the patch.


These standard tips can help resolve most Overwatch FPS drops:

Also here are advanced tips I have written in Overwatch’s Tech Support forum that maximize your FPS performance in the game.


This did not help me one bit.