How to Fix Fortnite Out of Video Memory Issue

Recently after an update, most of the users found an issue that Fortnite was reporting Out of Memory. The message appears on the screen ‘out of video memory to allocate the texture. However, it’s very, annoying, you are undoubtedly not the only one looking out to fix this issue.

After diving deeper we have gathered multiple alternatives to fix this error. So what are we waiting for? Keep your eye constant on the post and let’s begin our journey approaching its resolution.

How to Fix Fortnite Out of Video Memory Issue

Fix: Fortnite Out of Video Memory Issue

A great number of Fortnite users have encountered an identical issue. Here’s a list of quick fixes that have fixed this issue for many Fortnite players. Keep trying these alternatives one-by-one until you discover the one that does the job for you.

Fix 1: Make Sure Your PC suffices the System Requirements for Fortnite

This error is probable has chances to occur if your PC abandons meeting the minimum system requirements for Fortnite. Nothing to worry about, we have listed below the minimum system requisites for Fortnite and all the data is taken from the authentic website of Fortnite.

Here is the table containing minimum system requisites for Fortnite:

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Operating System (OS) Windows 7 / 8 / 10 64-bit or Mac OS X Sierra
Processor i3 Clocked at 2.4 Ghz
Random Access Memory (RAM) 4 GB
Graphics Card Intel HD 4000

Below is the table containing recommended system requisites for Fortnite:

Operating System (OS) Windows 7 / 8 / 10 64-bit
Processor i5 Clocked at 2.8 Ghz
Random Access Memory (RAM) 8 GB
Graphics Card Nvidia GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870 equivalent DX11 GPU
Video Memory 2 GB VRAM

However, it’s a no-brainer to play Fortnite with minimum system requirements. It is advised to upgrade your system first. If you are running Fortnite on recommended system requirements then please have a look at other alternatives mentioned below.

Fix 2: Try Updating your Graphics Driver

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It is recommended to try updating the drivers as sometimes they become outdated or corrupted and thus, they trigger the out-of-video-memory issue. Follow the steps mentioned below to update your graphics driver:

  1.  Press the ‘win + X‘ key combination and get into ‘Device Manager‘ from the menu.
  2. Expand ‘Display Adapters‘ and then double-click on the listed graphics card to get into ‘Properties‘.
  3. Navigate into ‘Driver‘ and tap ‘Update Driver‘. Further two options will be displayed on your screen.
  4. Select ‘Search automatically for drivers‘. Follow the on-screen instructions to finish updating the drivers.
  5. Alternatively, you can choose to update your drivers manually. (Not Recommended)

Fix 3: Modify the Settings of your Graphics Card

If you are still facing the same issue even after updating the graphics driver to the latest version, try modifyiyouyour graphics card settings if this can fix the error for you. Steps to modify your Graphics settings are specified below:

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For AMD Graphics Card

How to Fix Fortnite Out of Video Memory Issue

  • Press the ‘Win + R‘ key combination to open the Run dialog box. Further, type ‘Control‘ and click ‘Enter‘ to open Control Panel.
  • Toggle to ‘Large Icons‘ for viewing Control Panel.
  • Select your ‘AMD Radeon Settings‘ to get into it.
  • Navigate ‘Gaming‘ followed by ‘Global Settings‘.
  • According to the above screenshot, modify the settings and Click ‘Apply‘ to save the settings.

For NVIDIA Graphics Card

  • Press theWin + R‘ key combination to open the Run dialog box. Further, type ‘Control‘ and click ‘Enter‘ to open Control Panel.
  • Toggle to ‘Large Icons‘ for viewing Control Panel.
  • Select your ‘NVIDIA Control Panel‘ to get into it.
  • Tap on ‘3D Settings‘ and select ‘Adjust image settings with preview.’ After that choose ‘Use my preference emphasizing‘ and ‘Drag the slider below to the left end.’

Modify Intel graphics card settings

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  • Press theWin + R‘ key combination to open the Run dialog box. Further, type ‘Control‘ and click ‘Enter‘ to open Control Panel.
  • Toggle to ‘Large Icons‘ for viewing Control Panel.
  • Select your ‘Intel Graphics Settings‘ to get into it.
  • Click ‘3D‘ to launch 3D settings.
  • Select ‘Scan‘ to add the game to the application list.
  • Modify the settings followed by ‘Apply‘ to save the settings.

Restart your PC and run the game as usual, and you will find that your issue is resolved now and no pop-up appears on your screen. But if still, the error persists, then you need to reinstall Fortnite along with the latest game patch.

Fix 4: Check For Latest Game Patch

If none of the solutions provided above worked for you, the last option you can try is installing the latest game patch, which will surely get you out of the issue.

  • Run the Epic Game Launcher.
  • Tap ‘Library’. Further click on the gear wheel icon for settings in the lower-left corner of Fortnite.
  • Turn on the toggle near ‘Auto Update.’ Now restart the Epic Games Launcher.

Moreover, Epic Games Launcher will automatically detect if any latest patch is available. Further, it will download and install them for you automatically.

Run Fortnite again to verify if the issue has been resolved. Hopefully one of the resolutions provided above has resolved your issue. In addition, for more updates, you may subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Don’t miss out on our Gaming GuidesWindows GuidesSocial Media GuidesiPhone, and Android Guides to know more.

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