Deus Ex: Mankind Divided – New patch improves DX12 performance, reduces system memory usage

EIDOS Montreal and NIXXES have released a new patch for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. According to the changelog, this patch improves DX12 performance – by reducing CPU usage – and reduces overall system memory usage. This patch will be auto-downloaded from Steam, and you can read its complete changelog below.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided – Patch v1.4 build 545.4_P6 Changelog:

  • Fixed a DirectX 12 crash at start-up.
  • Reduced DirectX 12 CPU usage for better performance.
  • Slightly reduced system memory usage.

In order to access the game’s DX12 API, you’ll have to follow this guide:

  • Within your Steam Library, right-click on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.
  • Select ‘properties’ from the context menu and navigate to the Beta tab.
  • From the dropdown menu, select dx12_preview then close the window.
  • Once the DX12 has been downloaded, select DX12 from either the launcher window or from the Display options within the game.

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