1. Update your graphics and sound drivers.
3. Increase the frame rate cap (if applicable).
4. Overclock your CPU and RAM.
5. Use an Ethernet cable connection instead of Wi-Fi.
6. Close unnecessary background programs.
7. Defragment your hard drive and clean up your disk.
8. Check for malware and other malicious software.
9. Install an SSD for your operating system and games.
10. Invest in a high-quality gaming router with QoS technology.