Forza Horizon 3 Errors Crashes and Fixes

Forza Horizon 3 Errors Crashes and Fixes

Forza Horizon 3 Errors Crashes and Fixes

Forza Horizon 3 is the best open world racing game ever in Forza game series. The game got pretty amazing reviews from various gamers and reviewers. Checkout our Froza Horizon 3 Review for more in depth details and information. Forza Horizon 3 is a pretty solid open world racing game with gorgeous world map and 350+ cars.

As the game launches for everyone on 27th September, many PC users complained about various issues such as stuttering, FPS drops, crashes and other similar problems. So, if you’re also experiencing similar issues then don’t worry we are here for you. In Forza Horizon 3 Errors Crashes and Fixes guide we will address all the issues and provide workarounds, tips and solutions for Forza Horizon 3 issues for PC.

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Before we address issues for Forza Horizon 3 make sure to loot at the below system requirements for the game. Because most of the time it’s not the game that causing the issues but our system instead.

Forza Horizon 3 System Requirements

Forza Horizon 3 Minimum System Requirements:

  • Operating System: Windows 10 (64-Bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 – 3570 – 3.40 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti | ATI Radeon R7 250X
  • DirectX 12 Version
  • Disk Storage: 55 GB

Forza Horizon 3 Recommended System Requirements:

  • Operating System: Windows 10 (64-Bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 – 3820 (4-Core) – 3.60 GHz
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 | ATI Radeon RX 480 (4 GB)
  • DirectX 12 Version
  • Disk Storage: 55 GB

Forza Horizon 3 Ultra System Requirements:

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 – 4790 (4-Core) – 3.60 GHz
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti (6 GB) | ATI Radeon R9 FURY X (4 GB)

Forza Horizon 3 Errors Crashes and Fixes:

Forza Horizon 3 Stuttering Issues:

To solve the PC stuttering issues for the Forza Horizon 3, make sure that all your video/sound card drivers are up to date. If this doesn’t help then make sure to just only run the game and no other applications or programs running at the background.

See Also: Forza Horizon 3 Achievements Guide

Forza Horizon 3 FPS Drops Issues:

Various players have complained about the FPS drop issue for the game. It is pretty frustrating and annoying when the FPS suddenly drop because it really ruin the fun part of any game. Try the following workaround to solve the issue;

  • While running the game in the background, Open the Task Manager
  • Right click on ‘Forza Horizon 3’ and open details
  • Right click on ‘forza_x64_release_final.exe’ and then click on ‘Set Affinity’
  • Un-check the ‘Core 0’ option and leave all other things checked.

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Forza Horizon 3 Crash Issues:

There are various crash issues reported by different users for Forza Horizon 3 in many forums. The first thing that you can do is to provide us the error message that displayed with the crash, so that we can provide the exact solution for that issue. However, generally, you can easily tackle crashing issues on PCs by updating the system drivers.

However, It is pretty difficult to make a clean install of any driver, because it’s tricky and time consuming. We suggest you to go with an application that scans your PC and provide you one click install for outdated drivers. If you don’t know how to do that just follow the below instructions;

  • Go to this Page
  • Click on the ‘Scan for Drivers’
  • It will download a Driver Scanner application.
  • Install the application and then scan your system.
  • It will provide you with results of any outdated driver on your machine.
  • Just install the drivers from the results.

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Forza Horizon 3 Wheel Sensitivity Issues:

You can change the Wheel sensitivity from the Forza Horizon 3’s settings. If you have already done that and still facing the issue then open Profiler (Logitech) and change the setting for force feedback and sensitivity from there.

Forza Horizon 3 Error FH501 Issue:

You will face this error if your DirectX version is not DirectX 12. To check your DirectX version follow the below steps;

  • Press [Windows logo key+R] to open Run dialog box.
  • Type dxdiag and press Enter to launch DirectX Diagnostic Tool.
  • On System tab in System Information window, look for DirectX version.
  • DirectX version must be 12 to play the Forza Horizon 3.

See Also: Forza Horizon 3 Gameplay Walkthrough

If the DirectX version is not 12 then download and update it from Microsoft’s official website. If you’re still facing the issue then just wait a little longer. The developers are releasing an update patch this week to fix various issues, bugs and error. So, make sure that you download and install the patch to solve different issues.