BlueStacks 3 All fix guide

This guide does not apply to Intel GPU due to massive driver bug
This guide is mostly focused on AMD GPU which using Radeon Settings, NVIDIA GPU use NVIDIA Control Panel

How to hook HD-Frontend.exe in Radeon Settings

1. [Recommended] Update your driver to latest version
2. Go to Gaming tab > Add > Browse
3. Select HD-Frontend.exe (usually in C:\Program Files (x86)\BlueStacks)

Enable VSync

1. Go to Gaming tab > HD-Frontend.exe
2. Find Wait for Vertical Refresh and turn it on

Shader bug

Have you ever tired with shader bug on BlueStacks that broke your game? This guide will tell you how to fix this.

1. Start BlueStacks
2. Open Engine Settings and switch Graphic mode to DirectX (mostly) or OpenGL mode
3. Restart BlueStacks

[Optional] AMD GPU shader cache fix and improve perfomance guide (GCN 1 GPU or above)

1. Go to Gaming tab > HD-Frontend.exe
2. Find Shader Cache and turn it on
3. Go to C:\Users\%InsertUsernameHere%\AppData\Local\AMD\
4. Clear all files in DxCache and GLCache

Game test result with maxed settings

Before applying fix
After applied fix

Performance tweak guide

Use too much resources for BlueStacks instead balancing peformance on both VM and real machine will make real machine doesn't have enough power to run.

CPU: divide your number of real CPU cores into 2
RAM: Range from 1024 to 1536 MB are recommended
GPU: must not a Intel GPU
Rendering mode: DirectX is most recommended
BIOS: Enable VT, disable HyperThreading or SMT


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