Here are the step-by-step instructions on how to fix Mortal Kombat 1’s stuttering issue.

If you're playing Mortal Kombat 1, then you may encounter a stuttering issue that makes cutscenes look a bit awkward. Read on for our quick guide on how to fix this Mortal Kombat 1 stuttering issue for NVIDIA GPUs.

Fixing Mortal Kombat 1's stuttering issue (Image via esports.gg)
Fixing Mortal Kombat 1's stuttering issue (Image via esports.gg)

How to fix Mortal Kombat 1 stuttering issues

  1. Open the NVIDIA Control Panel
  2. Select the "Manage 3D Settings" option
  3. Click on the "Program Settings" tab
  4. Go under the "Select a program to customize" section
  5. Find or add Mortal Kombat 1 to the list
  6. Change the "Max Frame Rate" to 60 FPS
  7. Turn on the "Vertical Sync" option
  8. Change the "Power management mode" to "Prefer maximum performance"
  9. Press the "Apply" button
NVIDIA Control Panel screenshot (Image via esports.gg)
NVIDIA Control Panel screenshot (Image via esports.gg)

Fixing the stuttering issue on PC requires you to open the NVIDIA Control Panel, go under "3D Settings," select "Manage 3D Settings," press the "Program Settings" tab, click under the "Select a program to customize" area, and choose or add in Mortal Kombat 1.

Next, change Mortal Kombat 1's settings to 60 FPS, turn on vertical sync, and select the "Prefer maximum performance" option. After hitting the "Apply" button, you can restart Mortal Kombat 1 and enjoy the smooth cutscenes.

Mortal Kombat 1 system requirements

You may also encounter issues if your PC doesn't meet Kombat 1's system requirements. Below are Steam's outlined minimum requirements and the recommended specifications.

  • Minimum system requirements
    • Processor and operating system: 64-bit
    • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-6600, AMD Ryzen 3 3100, or Ryzen 5 2600
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 980, AMD Radeon RX 470, or Intel Arc A750
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 100 GB of available space
  • Recommended system requirements
    • Processor and operating system: 64-bit
    • OS: Windows 10/11 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-8400 or AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT, or Intel Arc A770
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 100 GB of available space
Mortal Kombat 1 gameplay screenshot (Image via Warner Bros. Games)
Mortal Kombat 1 gameplay screenshot (Image via Warner Bros. Games)

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