8800 GTS running slow?

By Killer198509
May 7, 2009
  1. Hey again, Billy here.
    I'm having problems with my graphics card... it's running really crappy.
    I currently run 45FPS in Counterstrikesource on everything low. It's a new 8800GTS *3months* and I'm wondering if theres anything You can do to fix it?
    Please respond soon!!!

    Computer information Below

    Processor Information:
    Vendor: GenuineIntel
    Speed: 2671 Mhz
    2 logical processors
    2 physical processors
    HyperThreading: Unsupported
    FCMOV: Supported
    SSE2: Supported

    Video Card:
    Driver: VNC Mirror Driver
    DirectX Driver Name: nv4_disp.dll
    Driver Version:
    DirectX Driver Version:
    Driver Date: 14 Oct 2008
    Desktop Color Depth: 32 bits per pixel
    Monitor Refresh Rate: 60 Hz
    DirectX Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 512
    VendorID: 0x10de
    DeviceID: 0x600
    Number of Monitors: 1
    Number of Logical Video Cards: 1
    No SLI or Crossfire Detected
    Primary Display Resolution: 1440 x 900
    Desktop Resolution: 1440 x 900
    Primary Display Size: 16.14" x 10.08" (19.02" diag)
    41.0cm x 25.6cm (48.3cm diag)
    Primary Bus: PCI Express 16x
    Primary VRAM: 201 MB
    Supported MSAA Modes: 2x 4x 8x

    RAM: 3327 Mb
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Have you done anything to try and fix it?

    First thing to try is updating the video drivers. www.nvidia.com has them.

    If that doesn't fix it then there are more questions to be asked, like is it this way from the start, or does it get worse after a few minutes?

    Your DirectX is listed as 6, that seems odd to me. Should be 9 or 10 or 11 depending on your OS. So you might want to check WindowsUpdate and see if there is a newer version. The 6 may not be what I'm thinking of anyway, so I wouldn't be too concerned about that at this point, I doubt CSS would even run on DX6.

    The 8800 GTS 512 should be insanely fast at that resolution with that game.
  3. klepto12

    klepto12 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,115   +9

    i think you need driver updates man looks like yours are from october last year. have you made sure that no power connections are loose on the video card ? also may want to clean out the heatsink on the video card
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