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CounterStrike Source 20 fps laggy

By 1337Stoof
Mar 26, 2008
  1. ok so here are my computer and graphics card details:

    Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 1.80GHz
    Memory: 510MB RAM

    DISPLAY / GRAPHICS

    Name: Intel(R) 82845G/GL Graphics Controller
    Manufacture: Intel Corporation
    Chip Type: Intel(R) 82845G/GL Chip
    DAC Type: Internal
    Total Memory: 64.0 MB
    Current Displaymode: 1024 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz)



    ok so i try to run counter strike source and its verrrry laggy.
    i took the video test or whatever and it says im running at 20 FPS

    can anyone help please?
    recomed what i could do to get counter strike running better and faster.
    new video card? more ram?

    and whats the problem with my video card? integrated?
     
  2. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,393   +107

    Which CounterStrike 1.6 with Half-Life?

    Also those graphics you have there is more for business. You need a good Geforce video card. 6200 128-bit DDR2 350MHz core 500MHz memory core. Newer games require more mhz though.
     
  3. Keviar245

    Keviar245 TS Rookie

    Your integrated graphics card wont do :(
    If your just looking to play CSS then just purchase a 70$ card or what the guy above said to get, that looks like a alright graphic card to get.
     
  4. Killer198509

    Killer198509 TS Rookie

    I had the same problem, what happend to me eventually i just got fed up and bought a 8800 GTX...
    it shouldnt lag bad when you got 20-more fps
    just wait untill you get about 10.

    -Killer198509
     
  5. God Of Mana

    God Of Mana TechSpot Paladin Posts: 493

  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    DirectX 10 won't work with Windows XP, only Vista and DX 10 compatible graphics card.
     
  7. mopar man

    mopar man TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,379

    Yes, the 6200 is a very good choice. If you want to go all out with a PCI card you would want the ATI X1550, though.
     
  8. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    Yep, your integrated graphics aren't going to cut it (obviously). Pick up a PCI 6200 and you'll be ok. If you've got an AGP port then you can also get a 6200, but you can go way beyond that if you want. A 7600GS would be a good budget choice, or even a 7300.
     
  9. tim_tank

    tim_tank TS Rookie

    definatly need a new video card, integrated suckssss sthe big one especially intel lol even the X3100 (i think newest on board video chip) sucks for games. Buy an ATI or NVidia vid card with atleast 128MB preferably 256 for better gameplay.
     
  10. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 3,481   +44

    Everyone just says "get a new video card," I think he could have answered this one on his own, lol
     
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