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Source Engine lag

candle_86

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#1
Ok all my source based games are lagging badly and I can't solve this, i know my AXP isn't the fastest but when CSS and HL2 came out many people still had these chips.

AMD AThlon XP 2600 @ 2.2
2gb DDR333
MSI K7N2
BFG 6800 OC
80gb ATA133

Drivers are 61.77, considering newer drivers, but i can't image them being the issue, i just got older drivers because of the GPU.
 

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#2
That should be fine for playing any of those games. It is more than enough.
 

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#3
thats what i thought, HL2 is getting a mere 12FPS and i tried 8x6 and 6x4 to now avail also
 

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What DirectX are you in?
 

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#7
no change, in a firefight it drops to 18FPS now, still unplayable. I forced DX7 and it didn't fix it. Combat Arms, COD2 MP, and KoTOR II run fine though. I don't think source likes my CPU
 

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#8
Thats deffo a prob. On a 6800go (worse than normal 6800) I get like 60fps, maxed, 1440x960.

Delete your clientregistry.blob file making steam force update. Its a long shot, but worth a try.
 
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#9
thats wierd, and must suck, i remember my old rig,

amd xp 2100+ 1.8ghz
1.5gb ram ddr400
80gb hdd
x800pro 256mb

with those specs i had no problems just tutters in half life 2 now and again because of cpu bottleneck but still playable, hmmm check the steam site maybe, anyways goodluck finding help
 
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thats wierd, and must suck, i remember my old rig,

amd xp 2100+ 1.8ghz
1.5gb ram ddr400
80gb hdd
x800pro 256mb

with those specs i had no problems just tutters in half life 2 now and again because of cpu bottleneck but still playable, hmmm check the steam site maybe, anyways goodluck finding help