A high end PC has a machine that will run all of the newest games at all of the highest graphics settings and continue to do so for some time. But then, when you have it and try to play Minecraft, you experience a lag on it. So, what can we do? Is there a way to reduce the lag?
You may wonder why it can happen with a good computer. Usually, the reason of the lag is because the installation of the game or other general configuration of your PC is the general cause. So, you have to find ways to be able to fix it so that you are able to enjoy Minecraft on your high end PC without having to face any problems including a lag.
If you find that there is a lag on Minecraft of your high end PC, you can try some solutions. You surely know that Minecraft runs on Java so usually the most common reason of Minecraft lag is because of the improper configuration for Java. So, you are able to fix it by checking whether the Java is installed on your PC and is set up properly. You are able to reinstall Java runtime environment from the official Java site and download and also run the installer to make sure that it is installed properly. If Java is installed on your PC, you are able to run the installer to be able to repair your installation so as to make sure that everything is set up properly. You need to make sure that you get the 64-bit installer if you have a 64-bit version of Windows installed.
In case you have installed or reinstalled Java but then you see that you still have Minecraft lag with it, you are able to try to check your Java configuration. If you want to do it, you have to access the Start menu on your PC and then you have to choose Control Panel. After that, in the window that pops up you have to search for the Java icon and then click on it to open up the Java configuration panel. You have to click on the Java tab in the window and then choose View.
You have to make sure that there is only one line here. But, if you see multiple lines, you have to uninstall all versions of Java that you have installed on your PC. Then, you have to download the Java Development Kit 7 and install that on your PC. It is done to avoid any problems. Then, you can open up the similar Java configuration panel and click on the Change Runtime Parameters tab.
You have to set the parameters of runtime to ‘-Xincgc -Xmx2048’. You are able to change the number according to your system RAM and see the location which is best for you. For your information, if the system is 32-bit, it is recommended to use 768 MB. But, if the system is 64-bit, anything which ranges from 1024 can work best. Then, you can click OK, restart your PC and see whether the lag is gone.