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Well guys my game in CSS is pretty slow and am wondering is it worth it to DL FRAPS just to see that I am getting minimal FPS? Also will it slow down the game even more?
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post #2 of 19
If it's just to see FPS, then there's no performance lost.
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So should I DL it?
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post #4 of 19
you can just type cl_showfps 1 in the console, but FRAPS is nice to have. It won't affect performance unless you try to record.
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post #5 of 19
Why not? Just DL the trial version, it will show your FPS. And no, as long as you are not using it to record, it won't lessen your performance.
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post #6 of 19
go ahead, its only a couple hundred Kbytes

You wont see any performance loss, unless you take ingame videos
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how do i reach the console?
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post #8 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by coltsrock View Post
So should I DL it?
The trial version on their website will show you your frame rates just fine, but it'll only allow 30 seconds of recording if you do plan on recording.

NOTE: There are issues to many people who downloaded the trail and then bought the full version. The trail key gets stuck in the registry and the full version reads off the trail key and will not start.

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how do i reach the console?
All the games I've played, console can be open by pressing ~ key. It's by the ! key.
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Press ` or ~ to get into console

make sure you have that option checked off in advanced keyboard options
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Quote:
Originally Posted by coltsrock View Post
So should I DL it?
Why not?
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