Fix Fortnite “Out of video memory trying to allocate a rendering resource”

How To Fix Out of video memory trying to allocate a rendering resource error in Fortnite

Many players of Fortnite have started to get the error “Out of video memory trying to allocate a rendering resource”.

Followed by

“Make sure your video card has the minimum required memory.

Try lowering the resolution and/or closing other applications that are running”.

So, if you are also getting this Fortnite error message, then don’t worry, in this article, you will learn how to fix Out of video memory trying to allocate a rendering resource” error in Fortnite.

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Why “Out of video memory trying to allocate a rendering resource” error occur in Fortnite?

The error occurs because:

  • Maybe your graphic card is outdated.
  • DirectX version is too high.
  • The game resolution is high.
  • Or multiple apps are running in the background.

How To Fix “Out of video memory trying to allocate a rendering resource” Error in Fortnite

In order to fix “Out of video memory trying to allocate a rendering resource” error in Fortnite, you have to follow these solutions:

  • Update your graphics card.
  • Downgrade your DirectX version.
  • Lower Game Resolution Textures.
  • Enable Lower Graphical Fidelity.
  • Close all other apps/tabs running in the background.

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Solution 1: Update Your Graphics Card

  • To update AMD graphics card: Go to AMD Drivers and Support > Download > Open the app > Follow the on-screen steps to update your graphics card.
  • To update Nvidia graphics card: Go to Nvidia GeForce Experience > Download Now > Open the app > Log in or sign up > Drivers > Download.

Solution 2: Downgrade From DirectX 12 To 11

In order to downgrade from DitectX 12 to 11, follow these steps:

  • Open Epic Launcher and go to “Library”.
  • Next to Fortnite, click on 3 dots.
  • Click “Manage” and then turn on “Launch Options”.
  • Into the text field add “-dx11”.

Downgrade from DirectX 12 to 11

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Solution 3: Lower The Game Resolution Textures

  • Open Epic Games Launcher and go to “Library”.
  • Click on the three dots next to Fortnite.
  • Select “Options”.
  • Uncheck “High Resolution Textures”.
  • Click “Apply”.

Solution 4: Enable Lower Graphical Fidelity

  • Open Fortnite.
  • From the top left corner, click on the Menu icon.
  • In the Display options, change Rendering Mode to Performance – Lower Graphical Fidelity.

Enable Lower Graphical Fidelity

Solution 5: Close All Other Apps/Tabs Running In The Background

  • Close all the opened apps/programs that are running in the background.
  • Close all the tabs from all opened browsers. Even close all the browsers.
  • Now, launch Fortnite and see if the error is gone.

Wrap Up

I hope by following solutions mentioned in the post have helped you in fixing the “Out of video memory trying to allocate a rendering resource” error in Fortnite.

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