How to show your FPS in Rainbow Six: Siege in a few clicks

Learn 5 easy ways of how you can display your FPS counter in Rainbow Six Siege
How to show your FPS in Rainbow Six: Siege in a few clicks




Rainbow Six Siege is Ubisoft's biggest hit when it comes to their esports scene. And one thing that all competitive gamers know is how devastating it can be to deal with FPS drops in the middle of a match. So, if you want to monitor your PC's performance while playing the game, we will show you 5 ways how you can display your FPS counter in real-time.

MSI show FPS guide cover image in Rainbow Six Siege

Method #1: Show Your FPS in Rainbow Six Siege By Using the In-Game Settings (Easiest Method)

Ingame show FPS guide demonstration image

The easiest way to display your FPS is using the In-game internal FPS counter in the Rainbow Six Siege game options. This method also works on consoles, like the Xbox Series X and Series S. Follow this simple guide to learn how:

Ingame guide Options Rainbow Six Siege
  1. While in Rainbow Six Siege, click on the gear icon in the upper right corner.
  2. Click on Options.
  3. Go to the Gameplay tab and search for the Display Game Info option.
  4. Just click on the checkbox to enable the FPS counter.
Ingame guide Display Rainbow Six Siege

Method #2: Show Your FPS in Rainbow Six Siege By Using the GeForce Experience

GeForce Experience show FPS guide demonstration image

If you are using an NVIDIA GeForce GTX series or any NVIDIA graphics card to play Rainbow Six Siege, the GeForce Experience is a great way you have to display your FPS counter. Here's the step-by-step guide to set this up:

GeForce Experience 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 Rainbow Six Siege 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 Rainbow Six Siege, 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 Rainbow Six Siege By Using the MSI Afterburner

MSI show FPS guide demonstration image

If you are looking for something more robust, the MSI Afterburner is the best tool at your disposal to display multiple benchmarks or just your FPS counter. Just follow these simple steps:

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 Rainbow Six Siege.
  6. Close the MSI Afterburner properties window, but keep the MSI Afterburner open.
  7. Just start the Rainbow Six Siege 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

Method #4: Show Your FPS in Rainbow Six Siege By Using the AMD Radeon Software

AMD Radeon show FPS guide demonstration image

Now, if you are playing Rainbow Six Siege using an AMD graphics card, a great alternative to the GeForce Experience is the AMD Radeon Software. Just follow these simple steps:

AMD Radeon Perfomance tab guide
  1. Go to the AMD Radeon Software site and download the latest version.
  2. Follow the standard download steps.
  3. Start the Rainbow Six Siege game and press Alt+R to open the AMD Radeon Software window.
  4. Click on the Performance tab at the top.
  5. In the Tracking tab on the right, click on the FPS checker to enable the FPS counter in Rainbow Six Siege.
  6. Now go to the Overlay tab and select the Show Metrics Overlay checker to enable the FPS counter.
AMD Radeon Perfomance Tracking tab and FPS check box guide
AMD Radeon Perfomance Overlay tab and show metrics guide

Method #5: Show Your FPS in Rainbow Six Siege By Using the FRAPS

FRAPS show FPS guide demonstration image

FRAPS is still a very reliable way for PC players to display their FPS counter. Follow this simple step-by-step guide to learn how:

FRAPS FPS tab guide
  1. Go to the FRAPS site and download the latest version.
  2. Follow the standard download steps.
  3. Start the FRAPS app and click on the FPS tab at the top.
  4. In the Benchmark Settings, select the FPS checkbox.
  5. Go to the Overlay Corner and select which corner you prefer to display your FPS. We recommended the left-upper corner for Rainbow Six Siege.
  6. Open the Rainbow Six Siege game, and now the FPS counter should appear in the corner you chose.
FRAPS FPS check box and Overlay Corner guide

If you are trying to enhance your PC's frame rate performance or just want to achieve at least 60 FPS with a better resolution, we recommend you to read our article on how you can improve your FPS in Rainbow Six Siege and minimize your FPS drops. If you are looking for more ways to display your FPS counter, check out one of our related articles on how you can show your FPS in PUBG and ARK. Now, if you are suffering from network latency issues on your Rainbow Six Siege matches, check out our articles and learn how you can, not only show your ping in Rainbow Six Siege but also how you can fix your high ping in Rainbow Six Siege.



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