How to show your FPS in Diablo 3 in a few clicks

Discover 3 easy ways of how you can display your FPS counter in Diablo 3
How to show your FPS in Diablo 3 in a few clicks




Blizzard Entertainment's Diablo III has maintained a good player base throughout the years, not just on PC but also on consoles like Xbox Series X and Nintendo Switch. But only on PC, the players can suffer from frame rate drops, so if you are having this kind of issue and you want to monitor your PC's performance, we are going to show 3 ways of how you can display your FPS counter while playing the game.

GeForce Experience show FPS in Diablo 3

Method #1: Show Your FPS in Diablo 3 By Using the Game’s Commands (Easiest Method)

Game command show FPS guide demonstration image

By far the easiest way you have to display your FPS in Diablo III is using the game's internal FPS counter. Just follow this simple guide:

  1. While in Diablo III, press Ctrl + R.
  2. Now the FPS counter should appear on the bottom left.
Diablo 3 FPS Shortcut

Method #2: Show Your FPS in Diablo 3 By Using the GeForce Experience

GeForce Experience show FPS guide demonstration image

If you have an NVIDIA graphics card on your gaming PC, then the GeForce Experience is a great way you have to display your FPS counter. Just follow these simple steps:

GeForce Experience show FPS gear icon
  1. Go to the GeForce Experience site and download the latest version.
  2. Follow the standard download steps.
  3. Create a new account or log in if you already have one.
  4. Launch the Diablo III game and press Alt+Z to open the GeForce Experience tools overlay.
  5. Click on the gear icon to open the settings screen.
  6. Click on the HUD layout option.
  7. To activate the FPS counter in Diablo III, click on Performance and next on FPS to enable the FPS counter display.
GeForce Experience HUD layout guide
GeForce Experience Perfomance and FPS check box guide

Method #3: Show Your FPS in Diablo 3 By Using the MSI Afterburner

MSI show FPS guide demonstration image

If you are looking for a more robust option to monitor your PC game performance during the gameplay, then the MSI Afterburner is the best option. Here's how you can set this up:

MSI gear icon guide
  1. Go to the MSI Afterburner site and download the latest version.
  2. Follow the standard download steps.
  3. Open the MSI Afterburner app and click on the gear icon at the left.
  4. This action will open the MSI Afterburner properties window, click on the Monitoring tab, scroll down on the list and search for the Framerate option. Just click on the checkbox to activate it.
  5. Click on the Show in On-Screen Display checkbox to enable the FPS overlay in Diablo III.
  6. Close the MSI Afterburner properties window, but keep the MSI Afterburner open.
  7. Just start the Diablo III game as usual, and you should see the FPS counter at the top-left of your screen.
MSI Monitoring tab guide
MSI Show Display guide

Are you facing performance issues and having low FPS while playing Diablo III? Then check out our article on how you can improve your FPS in Diablo III and enhance your overall frame rate performance. If you want to know more ways to display your FPS counter, then check out our article on how you can show your FPS in Team Fortress 2. Now, if you are suffering from latency issues, then we recommend you to read our articles and learn how you can, not only show your ping in Diablo III but also how you can fix your high ping in Diablo III.



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