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Unreal Editor Keeps lagging, freezing and crashing

Hello, my unreal has been lagging ridiculously for about 3 months, never had a problem with it before until now. My first conclusion was it being due to a nvidia driver update, ive been in touch with them and they have managed to solve a lot of the problems. However it still crashes every 2-3 minutes, and when I try simulate the game its experiencing lots of lag too.

My specs are not the issue, its a relatively new computer with way over the recommended specs, and I have being trying to solve this for ages now, its really grinding my nerves I am completely clueless.

Can someone please help.

Loosing faith

Product Version: UE 4.18
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asked Feb 15 '18 at 06:02 PM in Everything Else

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OK lets try to run through some things: first some possible symtoms that cause lag:

  1. game tick

  2. draw call (includes lod changing, item spawning)

  3. and more (alot more)

How are your world settings - (one way is to) editor -> toolbar(the thing you use to build)-> settings->engine scalability settings->(what is there?) now if you change scalability settings then you might have to restart the editor (has i have done before)

back to game tick, what's running

  1. BPs

  2. c++ tick

  3. particals

  4. again more

now I run on both an weak laptop and hefty desktop (both extremes) and don't have many issues with the editor. I would scan through your project and engine settings, check out the plugins and search for things related to rendering and learn about them.

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answered Feb 28 '18 at 06:07 PM

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