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Old 01-31-2011, 05:08 PM   #1
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How can i make Steam and Steam games run with no lag?

How can I make steam and steam games even my computer run smooth with no lag? Is there anything I can install to make it run faster or while I play my games [Such as Counter Strike Source] run with no lag?
 
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:18 PM   #2
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What are your computer specs? If they're too low, there isn't anything you can do to make games run better besides turning everything to low.
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:20 PM   #3
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What are specs? I know my computer is an ASUS and I have Bitdefender and Game mode on so.. Also I deleted 14 trogen viruses from my computer haha
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:26 PM   #4
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CPU and GPU are the most important.
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:27 PM   #5
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you could look them up via "dxdiag". If you have a windows from before vista "Start" -> "Run" -> "dxdiag", on vista/7 you put "dxdiag" in the search field above the windows button.
We need the amount of Memory, Processor + Graphics card (see display)
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:28 PM   #6
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Specs would be what operating system you run, what graphics card you have, how much RAM you have, etc. Basically all the foundations of your computer.
EDIT: Dang, people got ahead of me.

Last edited by Nautilus1: 01-31-2011 at 05:29 PM. Reason: Too late
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:30 PM   #7
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HOw then I have A Nivida graphic card and my task manager has 36 procces up and system idle process is using 98 cpu how do I lower that down
my cpu usage is:frim 3-9% it keeps changing
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:31 PM   #8
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also i have windows xp professional
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:36 PM   #9
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Thats not what we need to know.

Open the main Steam window, and in the Help menu select System Information, then paste the Processor Information and Video Card results into this thread. It will look like this:

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Processor Information:
Vendor: GenuineIntel
Speed: 2394 Mhz
4 logical processors
2 physical processors

Video Card:
Driver: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:37 PM   #10
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Oh okay
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:40 PM   #11
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Processor Information:
Vendor: GenuineIntel
Speed: 2133 Mhz
2 logical processors
2 physical processors
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:46 PM   #12
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Ok, the CPU is fine enough, now we just need informations about your videocard.
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:47 PM   #13
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Ok my video card? why my video card what about my graphic card
lol I suck with computers kind of
Isnt Graphic card the same thing
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:48 PM   #14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DarkDevil212 View Post
Ok my video card? why my video card what about my graphic card
lol I suck with computers kind of
Isnt Graphic card the same thing
Yes, they're the same thing. Scroll down the list to where it says "Video Card" and paste the first line after that.
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Old 01-31-2011, 05:51 PM   #15
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Driver: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250
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