just installed win xp :(

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by ripndip, Mar 4, 2002.

  1. ripndip

    ripndip Guest

    I just reformatted with Win XP, i used to get like 60-70 fps in Counter-Strike with win98 now im getting 15-20fps and sometimes lower in some occasions yes i got new drivers, yes vsync is off yes i got the refresh rate fix from this site. if anyone knows a good tweak i can get or, know what the hell is wrong plz post something thx
     
  2. Qumahlin

    Qumahlin Moderator

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    We need to know your system specs, what drivers you are running, and all that jazz before we can even touch that problem :)
     
  3. sic166mhz

    sic166mhz Guest

    if your 3d accelerator has Nvidia Chipset, u can try to use the detonator drivers..they usually speed up things...at least with me..
     
  4. ripndip

    ripndip Guest

    i got a p3 651mhz, 40gb HD, 256mb ram, gf2 mx400 on winxp, before on win98 i used to get 50-60 fps in counterstrike which is horrible for the spec's atlease i think so, i reformatted completly with winxp installed the refresh rate fix from this site, got detonator drivers turned off vsync and my CS runs in 800x600 OpenGL Mode. so now you know my specs :( can joo help ?
     
  5. ripndip

    ripndip Guest

    oh btw its WinXP Pro if that helps anymore :D
     
  6. eGoalter

    eGoalter Guest

    try another game and see what its fps is. im reading somany damn posts of issues with cs, and xp. my advice. trash cs, and play, rtcw, or mohaa. both of these games put cs to shame in my opinion. cs obviously crys at xp.;)
    u can try some diff nvidia drivers too.
     
  7. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Hahahah!

    CS rocks em all, tho I will agree it is using a very old engine!
    More gamers agree!
     
  8. eGoalter

    eGoalter Guest

    hehe

    didnt meant make it sound like it sux,lolol cs is awesome, no denying that. i played it so much its crazy. and for an old engine
    its damn good. im burned on it. but i do think rtcw is great multiplayer, the gameplay is as tight as cs in my opinion. and the graphics rock. let me tell ya this though when and if they update the cs engine with better graphics, ill be all over it as thats my main reason for not playing it anymore, im too spoiled with these new graphics. i mean can you imagine cs as it is now, gameplay wise, but with graphics and detail like those in rtcw, and mohaa?
    OHH MY GOD...;)
     
  9. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I think thats why CS2 is going to be so highly anticipated.

    I am looking foward to Condition Zero alot, but I can still see they are just trying to squeeze a few more dollars out of a dying engine, tho the features of the game look awesome and innovative, the features of the engine are just being stretched - with no real features being added.

    Its about time Valve opened up the TF2 engine to a little critisism as thats how all the best products are created... Warcraft 3 for example ....

    Weird tho as they are doing completely the opposite with CS1.4 by creating an on going beta where any changes are instantly downloaded to the user !!
     
  10. eGoalter

    eGoalter Guest

    yea, i cant wait till unreal tournament 2 is out, i just hope they dont jack the engine trying to make sure the wepons arent spammers, like the old flak cannon. the screens look tasty,lol

    valve certainly has alot to live up to , if they wanna best the old cs engine, graphics alone wont doit, thell have to maintain the
    sweet gameplay, or itll bomb, (perfect example is quake 3)
    the gameplay in 3 sux compared to quake 2. but valve seems to be good at what they do.

    i cant wait to see what these guys up the road from me here
    do with the new doom game. lol they even have those big double doors, from the old doom games, on the front of there corprate
    offices,lol its great...it says id corperation in huge solid gold letters...lol

    :cool:
     
  11. existenz

    existenz Guest

    CS r0X0rs :D
     
  12. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Got 1.4 yet mr. secret mod ?
    hehehe
     
  13. existenz

    existenz Guest

    yessir, I got Steam...

    cool me down :D :D :D

    btw, my post number is 404 :eek:

    Beware, you will soon recieve a 404 error :D
     
  14. eGoalter

    eGoalter Guest

    lol

    lol,:D :D