Article ID: 000057695 Content Type: Troubleshooting Last Reviewed: 06/01/2021

Frame Rate Issues with Valorant on Driver Version 27.20.100.8587 or Higher

Environment

UHD Graphics 620, driver: 27.20.100.8587OS Windows 10 Home Single Language 64-bit 10.0.19041 Build 19041 Game: Valorant 

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Summary

How to fix frame rate drop issues when playing Valorant with the driver version 27.20.100.8587 or higher.

Description:

After upgrading the graphics driver to the version 27.20.100.8587 or higher, the game Valorant has frequent frame drops.

Resolution:

Intel has been unable to replicate this issue on multiple systems using different processors and integrated graphics and our latest generic DCH drivers. This issue is being discussed on this Community thread

Users comment that rolling back to driver 27.20.100.8476 seems to address performance while others have reported the issue goes away when switching from a mechanical hard drive to a Solid State Drive (SSD).