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Rust Performance Fixes and Console tips
By Blackjack4800
This guide features console commands, performance fixes, and some things most people don't know about.
Latest Fixes
FacePunch has recently sent a patch out to fix the DDOSing issues Rust has been having. Keep fingers crossed...

P.S. Thank you for viewing this guide, I hope it helps! Rate up if you wish!
Supercharge Rust Performance (NVIDIA Users Only)
It is very simple to give your game a boost by pushing it to your graphics card.


1. Locate your Nvidia Control Panel

2. Get inside your Nvidia Control Panel then select Manage 3D Settings, then make sure everything looks like my setup. (Assuming you know where to look for rust's exe file when prompted.

Now you will have a very fast Rust!
Remove Laggy Grass (Anyone)
It is simple to remove laggy grass. Press F1 in game, and type "grass.on false". You should gain close to 10 FPS or higher.
Downgrade Quality (Anyone)
This one is easy, but you will have to sacrafice some quality... Go to your Options in Rust and make the Graphics slider 50% highlighted. You should get close to 30 FPS from that.
For the people who love caveman junk
I never use this, but there are people who love caveman junk. Go into console in Rust and type "censor.nudity false". Your welcome.
My Computer Setup
I have an Alienware x51 with the following components:

Nvidia Geforce GTX 660 SC (2GB) Graphics Card

Intel Core i3 at 3.30 GHZ
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TheGuyFromTheFBI Aug 12 @ 2:27pm 
Option 2 is only for laptops
Kirby Jan 4, 2016 @ 12:07am 
There is no "Select preferred graphics processor for this program" There is only a number 1 and 2 and my number is your not number 3 :I
C4 Jul 30, 2015 @ 8:20am 
@Blackjack4800 Good man, I thought you bought it cause you were one of those Alienware master-race guys. Assumptions are silly :P Check out pcpartpicker, it has Pcs you can build, telling you where to get the parts from and stuff. Solves all incompatibility issues.
Blackjack4800  [author] Jul 29, 2015 @ 12:16pm 
@C4 I got the Alienware back in 2012, and at the time I didn't do much research. I'm going to build my next rig. Good eye though, I totally agree, Alienware is trash.
C4 Jul 29, 2015 @ 12:06pm 
@Author Why have an Alienware? Overpriced, for the money you buy an alienware you could build a much better PC yourself.
Blanc Jul 24, 2015 @ 3:03am 
i dont see nvidia control panel
PWALore Mar 28, 2014 @ 11:55am 
thank you mannnn
ƒlg..MioSh@ter Jan 2, 2014 @ 4:55pm 
thnks :D!!!
RealJMoose Jan 1, 2014 @ 7:11pm 
I uncensor nudity so it's easier to see if people have pants
WWWorm Dec 31, 2013 @ 1:23pm 
I don't have step 2 in NVidia settings