Fix: Jurassic World Evolution 2 Not Enough Memory or GPU Error

Frontier Developments has done an excellent job by releasing the much-waited sequel Jurassic World Evolution 2 as a building and management simulation video game in the era of dinosaurs. The latest Jurassic Park management strategy simulation title is for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox Cloud Gaming platforms. However, it seems that players facing Jurassic World Evolution 2 Not Enough Memory or GPU errors on the PC, unfortunately.

The particular “GPU does not have enough memory” error appears whenever the Jurassic World Evolution game crashes and leaves players in splits. As per several reports, players are also experiencing the “GPU does not have enough memory to run Jurassic World Evolution 2. Please check that you have a DirectX12 compatible graphics card with enough available memory.” error notice which prevents players from getting into the gaming sessions.

Fix: Jurassic World Evolution 2 Not Enough Memory or GPU Error

Fix: Jurassic World Evolution 2 Not Enough Memory or GPU Error

There might be some issues with the virtual memory space on the PC or the integrated graphics memory of the GPU card you’re using to play Jurassic World Evolution 2. Luckily, we’ve provided some possible workarounds for you that should come in handy. Make sure to follow the troubleshooting methods until the problem gets fixed. So, without wasting any more time, let’s jump into it.

1. Check System Requirements

It’s worth mentioning that the Jurassic World Evolution 2 PC version requires at least 4 GB of VRAM in the graphics card that you’re using to run properly. If in case, your graphics card doesn’t have 4 GB of VRAM (Virtual RAM) then the chances are high that you may encounter the JWE2 game crashing issue with the specific error message “GPU does not have enough memory.” So, checking your PC specifications with the game requirements is better.

Minimum System Requirements:

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  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64bit (min version 1809)
  • Processor: Intel i5-4590/AMD FX 8370
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: (4GB VRAM) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti (Legacy GPU: GeForce GTX 960) / AMD Radeon RX 470
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 14 GB of available space

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64bit (min version 1809)
  • Processor: Intel i7-5775C/AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics: (6GB VRAM) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 / AMD RX 570 (8GB)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 14 GB of available space

It’s also worth recommending to have the required version of DirectX installed on your PC would avoid such errors. Additionally, make sure that your machine does have 8GB or higher RAM and 14 GB of available free space so that the Jurassic World Evolution 2 game can be installed/updated without any issue.

2. Update Graphics Drivers

It’s always required to update graphics drivers on your Windows system to run all the programs smoothly, including video games. Sometimes outdated or missing graphics drivers may trouble you a lot. You can follow the steps below to check for the GPU driver update manually.

  • Right-click on the Start Menu to open up the Quick Access Menu.
  • Click on Device Manager from the list.
  • Now, double-click on the Display adapters category to expand the list.

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  • Then right-click on the dedicated graphics card name.
  • Select Update driver > Choose Search automatically for drivers.
  • An update will automatically download and install the latest version if available.
  • Once done, make sure to reboot your computer to change the effects.

Alternatively, you can manually download the latest graphics driver version and install it directly from the official website respective to your graphics card manufacturer. Nvidia graphics card users can update the GeForce Experience app via the Nvidia official site. Meanwhile, AMD graphics card users can visit the AMD website. Intel GPU users can check here.

3. Reinstall DirectX (Latest)

You should try reinstalling the latest version of DirectX from the official Microsoft website on your PC/Laptop. You just need to download and install the DirectX installer package and run it. Remember that you’ll require DirectX 12 or above to run the Jurassic World Evolution 2 game properly.

4. Update Jurassic World Evolution 2

If in case, you haven’t updated your Jurassic World Evolution 2 game for a while, then make sure to follow the steps below to check for updates and install the latest patch (if available). To do this:

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  • Open the Steam client > Go to Library > Click on Jurassic World Evolution 2 from the left pane.
  • It’ll automatically search for the available update. If there is an update available, make sure to click on Update.
  • It may take some time to install the update > Once done, make sure to close the Steam client.
  • Finally, reboot your PC to apply changes, and then try launching the game again.

5. Update Windows

Updating Windows OS build is always essential for PC users and gamers to reduce system glitches, compatibility issues, and crashes. Meanwhile, the latest version mostly includes additional features, improvements, security patches, and more. To do that:

  • Press the Win+I keys to open Windows Settings.
  • Click on Update & Security > Select Check for updates under the Windows Update section.
  • If there is an update available, select Download and install.
  • It may take a while to complete the update.
  • Once done, restart your computer to install the update.

6. Verify and Repair Game Files

Sometimes missing or corrupted game files on the PC may trigger the startup crashing and the insufficient memory error. You can follow the steps below to verify and repair game files on the computer so the game can run properly. Luckily, the Steam launcher offers to verify the integrity of game files that have been installed.

  • Launch the Steam client > Click on Library.
  • Right-click on Jurassic World Evolution 2 from the left side.
  • Click on Properties > Go to Local Files.
  • Click on Verify Integrity of Game Files.
  • This process may take some time to get completed. So, have some patience.
  • Once done, make sure to reboot the PC to apply changes.

7. Close Background Processes

If there’s enough RAM in your system, then make sure to stop the many background processes that use the RAM. In most cases, applications like web browsers (like Chrome, Mozilla, Edge) or cloud storage applications (like OneDrive or Adobe Updater) may consume higher RAM on the PC whatsoever. It’s worth recommending closing background applications manually by following the steps below:

  • Press the Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys on the keyboard to open Windows Task Manager.
  • Click on the Processes tab > Check out which programs or services consume more RAM.
  • Once you recognize the culprit(s), click on the task individually to select it.
  • Then click on End Task for all the required processes that must be closed completely.
  • Once all is done, simply restart the PC to apply changes.

8. Perform a Clean Boot

A clean boot of the system might help you a lot if there is an issue with the program launching or running properly on the PC. Some apps and services may start automatically while booting the system, which might consume system resources and an internet connection in the background. These apps or services can cause several issues with the performance or application running. You can follow the steps below to perform a clean boot.

  • Press the Win+R keys to open the Run dialog box.
  • Now, type msconfig and hit Enter to open System Configuration.
  • Go to the Services tab > Enable the Hide all Microsoft services checkbox.
  • Click on Disable all > Click on Apply and then OK to save changes.
  • Now, go to the Startup tab > Click on Open Task Manager.
  • The Task Manager interface will open. Here go to the Startup tab.
  • Then click on the particular task which has a higher startup impact.
  • Once selected, click on Disable to turn them off from the startup process.
  • Do the same steps for each program that has a higher startup impact.
  • Once done, make sure to restart your computer to apply changes.

9. Remove Nahimic Sonic Studio or Sonic Radar

Nahimic Sonic Studio or Sonic Radar audio apps are prone to trigger game launching regarding issues on the PC for years. If in case, you’re using any similar audio applications, then make sure to remove the background tasks manually by following the steps below. These apps might come pre-installed on the machine you’re unaware of.

  • Press the Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys to open Task Manager.
  • Click on the Processes tab > Right-click on Nahimic Sonic Studio or Sonic Radar.
  • Select End Task to close the task > Once you’ve removed these tasks, reboot the PC.
  • Finally, your Jurassic World Evolution 2 game might run without crashes or errors.

10. Turn Off Third-Party Overlays

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It’s also worth disabling third-party application overlays on your PC by following the steps below. Overlays are supposed to come in handy in gaming for chatting with friends, taking screenshots, recording gameplay videos, streaming online, and more. But these overlay processes may run in the background and consume higher system resources during the gaming sessions, which might cause trouble in game launching.

For Steam:

  • Open the Steam client > Click on Steam on the top left side.
  • Click on Settings > Go to ‘In-Game’.
  • Untick the ‘Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game’ option.

For Discord:

  • Open Discord > Go to ‘User Settings’.
  • Now, click on ‘Games’ > Turn Off the Overlay toggle.

For Nvidia GeForce Experience:

  • Launch the Nvidia GeForce Experience app > Go to ‘Settings’.
  • Click on ‘General’ > Click on ‘In-game overlay’.
  • Make sure to Turn Off the Overlay toggle.

For Xbox Game Bar:

  • While inside the JWE2 game, press the Win+G keys to open Xbox Game Bar.
  • Now, click on Game Bar’s Settings menu (cogwheel icon).
  • Make sure to Uncheck the ‘Record game in the Background’ option.

11. Set Paging File Size

The chances are high that setting up the paging file size for the virtual memory should be equal to or higher than the RAM capacity of the system. Overall, you’ll have to increase the virtual memory size on your PC from the storage space so the respective game can run properly using the extra virtual memory space. If you want to change the virtual memory paging file size, then follow the steps below properly:

Please Note: You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group to complete this process. The network policy settings may also cause such issues if your computer is connected to a network.

  • Click on the Start menu > Search and open Control Panel.
  • Click on Performance and Maintenance > Go to System.
  • From the Advanced tab, click on Settings under Performance.

  • On the Advanced tab, click on Change under Virtual memory.
  • Under Drive [Volume Label], click on the drive that contains the paging file you want to change.
  • Under Paging file size for the selected drive, click on System Managed Size > Click on Set.
  • If this option hasn’t been flagged, restart the PC after flagging it.
  • If the system paging file size is used to be System Managed then under Paging file size for selected drive, click on Custom size.

  • Now, type a new paging file size in megabytes in the Initial size (MB) or Maximum size (MB) box. [It should be 1.5x-2x higher than the physical RAM]
  • Finally, click on Set > Restart the PC to apply changes.

12. Contact Frontier Support

If none of the methods worked for you, then contact Frontier Support for further assistance. Once submitting the request and necessary details, developers can investigate the error deeply.

That’s it, guys. We assume this guide was helpful to you. For further queries, you can comment below.

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