Best Settings to Run Minecraft 1.18 Smoothly on PC

In this guide, we’ll show you the best settings to run the latest vertion of the Minecraft 1.18 smoothly on PC.


First, let’s optimize your Windows

Game Mode - Off

Xbox Game Bar - ON

Don’t use any Overlay such as Discord Overlay, Nvidia Overlay etc…




Background Recording / Recorded Audio - Off

Hardware-accelerated GPU Scheduling - On

Next, make sure that your graphics drivers are up-to-date

Power Option: Balance or High Performance (Laptop users)


Now, let's talk a little bit about the launcher, so the launcher that I recommend for Minecraft is Lunar Client. It's not necessarily the best launcher but it's really good and it's fast.

Launcher Option

Allocated Memory - 3.0 GB 

Let’s go to the Launch 1.18

FOV - Normal

Video Settings

Best Settings, Minecraft 1.18, PC

Biome Blend - 3x3 (Fast)

Graphics - Fast

Render Distance - 4 Chunks 

Simulation Distance - 6 Chunks 

Max Framerate - 170 fps

Chunk Builder - Semi Blocking 

VSync - On

Clouds - Off

Particles - Minimal

Entity Shadows - Off

Entity Distance -100%

Fullscreen - Off

Distortion Effects - 100%

FOV Effects - 100%