How To Fix Twelve Minutes Stuttering Issues on Windows 10 (STEAM)

Twelve Minutes is a new real-time interactive thriller game that was developed recently by Luis Antonio and published by Annapurna Interactive, which is famous for releasing games like Story Teller, Outer Wilds, and Ashen. The game even features Willem Dafoe. You start off as a husband with his wife when someone comes knocking to kill you, and you re-live these 12 minutes over and over again until you find a way to get out of this situation. But you won’t be able to if you’re facing Twelve Minutes Stuttering Issues.

Many users have reported this problem as well as their GPU usage going to a 100% in a game like this. In this guide, we have listed methods to help you to fix these issues. So you can relax and apply these fixes below to help you get rid of this annoying problem that might be coming in the way of your gameplay experience.

Guide to fix Twelve Minutes stuttering issues

Before you attempt any of the solutions mentioned below, you have to make sure that your PC meets the minimum system requirements for Twelve Minutes. If it does not, there’s no point in attempting any of the solutions, as your PC simply won’t be able to run the game.


  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2300 | AMD Phenom II X4 965
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTS 450, 1 GB | AMD Radeon HD 5770, 1 GB


  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-6600 | AMD FX-8350
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080, 8 GB | AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT, 8 GB


We would first and foremost recommend you update your specific Graphics Card drivers to ensure you are on the latest stable release to play Twelve Minutes. Believe it or not, but the game is quite demanding.

There might not be a new driver update but it could be that you are running on old graphics drivers so you should update them in that case too. You can download the most up-to-date drivers from your GPU manufacturer’s website: AMD/NVIDIA. To do a clean install of GPU drivers, you can use Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) which completely removes components that were part of the original driver installation package. Then you can install your new Graphics Card drivers. Reboot Windows and try launching the game again.



If you have an Nvidia GPU then you can right-click your Desktop to open the NVIDIA Control Panel and do the following:

  • Click the small “+” icon next to “3D Settings
  • Click on Manage 3D settings.
screenshot for manage 3d settings for fixing Twelve Minutes Stuttering Issues
  • Go to the Program Settings tab.
  • Find and choose Twelve Minutes from the list under Select a program to customize.
  • If Twelve Minutes isn’t in the list of programs you can add it to the list manually. An easy way of finding it’s location is by right clicking the game in steam, selecting Properties > Local Files > Browse, then copy the address from here into the Nvidia control panel.
  • Turn on Triple Buffer and Vertical Sync.
  • Turn on Texture Filtering Trilinear.
  • Set Texture Filter Quality to Performance
  • Set Open GL to Auto Select.


If you have an AMD GPU then you can right-click your Desktop to open the AMD Radeon Settings and do the following:

  • In Radeon Software, click on the Gear icon then select Graphics from the sub-menu and select Twelve Minutes.
  • Turn off all post-processing options such as Radeon Anti-Lag, Radeon Chill, and Radeon Boost.
  • Turn off Wait for Vertical Refresh.
  • Choose Performance Mode for Texture Filtering Quality.
  • Turn on Surface Format Optimization.

All Done

If you have followed all the steps above, then you should not be getting any more Twelve Minutes stuttering issues. Let us know in the comments below if this guide helped you to fix the problem you were facing. You can read our other articles here: