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I just got my new computer, and it runs games like COD2 and Half-life 2 easily, but when I play CS:S on my "optimized" settings, I only get 40-50 FPS.

Now I don't know much about the FPS in CS:S, but I believe that with my system, the fps should be much higher.

Does anyone know what my problem may be?

Thanks, NiK
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post #2 of 16
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Originally Posted by NiK_0_0
I just got my new computer, and it runs games like COD2 and Half-life 2 easily, but when I play CS:S on my "optimized" settings, I only get 40-50 FPS.

Now I don't know much about the FPS in CS:S, but I believe that with my system, the fps should be much higher.

Does anyone know what my problem may be?

Thanks, NiK
Yeah you should get more like double those framerates. What settings is it on and what resolution?
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The resolution is 1024x768.

Model Detail - Medium
Texture Detail - Medium
Shader Detail - High
Water Detail - Reflect World
Shadow Detail - High

Antialiasing mode - None
Filtering mode - Trilinear
Wait for Vsync - Disabled
HDR - None

Hardware + Software Dx Levels are 9.0


Thanks, NiK

EDIT : These are the "optimized" settings (*)
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30 fps to play it i play cs:s at medium setting with 20 fps and it fine
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post #5 of 16
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30 fps to play it i play cs:s at medium setting with 20 fps and it fine
No but based on his system specs it should run a lot smoother.
post #6 of 16
You should be able to play css everything maxed out and be o.k..i pretty much can with my 9600 lol
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Do you have any idea what my problem could be?

Perhaps my RAM?

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post #8 of 16
have you gotten the newest drivers?
our have you tried cleaning your drivers and installing them again?
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I'll try that.

Are there any tweaks in CS I should do?
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post #10 of 16
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Originally Posted by NiK_0_0
I'll try that.

Are there any tweaks in CS I should do?
well, you shouldn't HAVE to do any. But I like the following (make it more realistic):

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mat_bumpmap "0"
mat_mipmaptextures "1"
mat_specular "0"
r_decal_cullsize "5"
r_lod "-1"
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