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Old 09-15-2006, 07:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently bought Counter Strike Source. I bought it because I wanted Day of Defeat Source that came with it. It runs very choppy when I have the graphics all the way down to low. This is what I have.

Intel Celeron 1.7Ghz
MSI Nvidia GeForce 5500FX 256MB AGP8x
ASUS P4S8X-X Motherboard
1024 MB of Ram

Why is it so choppy and what can I do to make it better?

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Old 09-15-2006, 07:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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My computer has similar specs to yours except I have a P4 1.8ghz, and it runs CS source fine. Maybe it's the processor?



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Old 09-15-2006, 07:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You need a better CPU and Graphics card.

Try to find a cheap used P4 and upgrade you graphics w/ a used 6600GT AGP or something simular.
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well with the res. all the way down? anyway it is your cpu. get a P4 with like 2.6ghz or somethin.

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Old 09-15-2006, 09:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
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get a better CPU deffinetly, you've got a crap load of RAM to use so that shouldnt efect it unless its bad, regarding the Graphics Card, i would set it to DX7 mode instead of DX9 BUT, if you can get ahold of a used (or new) 6600GT it will run alot better

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Old 09-17-2006, 01:20 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks for the advice. I was actually going to a motherboard and processor bundle. I love AMD so I found that and a Gigabyte m/b for like 115 dollars. And yeah. I need a better grafix card. Thanks again.


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