Steam now has a frames per second tracker

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The Steam Beta client now lets users track their PC's performance when running games.

Frame rate aficionados rejoice, the Steam beta client has been updated to include a frame rate counter.

The new frame rate counter is only available to those who are participating in the Steam Client Beta at the moment, however it's likely to roll out to all Steam users at some point in the future.

To use the new function in the Steam Client Beta all you need to do is go to Settings, then In-Game, and tick the 'Show in-game frames.sec (FPS)' box that now appears there - if it's not there, make sure you have updated you Steam client to the latest version in Settings, Account, and then Steam Beta Update.

Whilst it doesn't seem like a big new change, a frames per second counter can come in handy when tweaking your games graphics settings to find a nice balance between making your games look the best they can, and making sure they actually run on your rig.

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