How can I improve fps/frame rate/graphics in Mario Kart 7?

Issue:
Hello, I’ve just installed Citra, both canary and nightly. Not sure which to use. Playing Mario Kart 7, and I want to increase FPS, framerate, and graphics quality/resolution. I’ve tampered with some settings but I wanted to know what the best settings would be, and if there is anything else I can do to improve it.

Also, if anyone has a good MK7 keyboard/mouse config, feel free to share it with me :slight_smile:

System Information

  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB
  • Citra Version (found in title bar): Citra Nightly 1678
  • Game: Mario Kart 7
  • Screenshot of Issue (include the full Citra window including titlebar):

    Diagnostic Log
    Upload your log file as an attachment by dragging & dropping.citra_log.txt (230.4 KB)

In order to save a copy of the log, follow this guide:
https://community.citra-emu.org/t/how-to-upload-the-log-file/296

System Information for Support

Client Version                                Nightly 1678 HEAD-e33677b
Operating System                              Windows 10 (10.0)
CPU                                           AMD Ryzen 5 2400G with Radeon Vega Graphics    
Graphics API                                  OpenGL 3.3.0
Graphics Renderer                             GeForce GTX 1050 Ti/PCIe/SSE2
GPU Driver Version                            456.71
CPU JIT                                       [x]
Hardware Renderer                             [x]
Hardware Shader                               [x]
Hardware Shader, Accurate Multiplication      [x]
Shader JIT                                    [x]
System Region                                 -1
Shader Disk Cache                             [x]

Here’s some issues I found with your log that might help.

Turn off Texture Dumping in the graphics settings in Citra configuration and delete the dump folder as you probably have thousands of files in there now. You can access the folder by File -> Open Citra Folder.

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