How Can I Reduce Lag?

  1. i really wanna make this as playable as i can, i am having the rubber band effect quite often, and i wanna try to make it stop. i have all the graphics set to low, and bloom disabled.

    Specs:
    RAM: 2GB
    Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200
    Processor: Intel Processor CPU - 3.14 GHz

    it is getting really annoying to be unable to move for a few seconds, sometimes even half a minute, and even getting myself killed because of it!

    User Info: Devileo

    Devileo - 7 years ago
  2. Additional Details:
    Also, i use Clearwire internet, and i do not torrent anything, and i download only from sites i trust. so it's unlikely that i have a virus, but i'll check anyways.

    User Info: Devileo

    Devileo - 7 years ago
  3. Additional Details:
    I did a check, and i believe i am also experiencing choke. when my new graphics card gets here, i'll see...

    User Info: Devileo

    Devileo - 7 years ago

Top Voted Answer

  1. type in "-novid and -dxlevel 80" into "set launch options" which is located in TF2 properties on the "steam games" tab

    It makes TF2 run on directX 8 and reduces alot of lag.

    If this doesn't help then change every setting to the lowest they can get.
    Turn off everything thats not TF2 and keep them off.
    Don't download/run ANYTHING while playing.

    User Info: Bongo_The_Champ

    Bongo_The_Champ - 7 years ago 2 0

Answers

  1. This should help you out. http://www.fpsbanana.com/tuts/6903 It's a tutorial for tweaking TF2.

    User Info: JPController

    JPController - 7 years ago 2 1
  2. You can try -dxlevel 70 and -dxlevel 60 too

    User Info: _0blivion_

    _0blivion_ - 7 years ago 1 0

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