I wanted to post this page for my friends who constantly blame latency for every headshot they get, and it pisses me off when I get a double kill, they call me lucky and blame the lag. Well do this things and you won’t have any lag.
First make sure your windows is running correctly, don’t have too many processes(about 35).
Close your firewall while you are playing, after you’ve finished playing restart your firewall.
Scan for viruses i would suggest AVG Antivirus, also scan for spyware and malware.
After you’ve done this start Counter strike. There are a bunch of settings that will make counter strike go better, but they depend on your system. You should set your video card to render OpenGL at a resolution that you are most comfortable with(I had it set at 640 x 480 even though i’ve got a good computer,I’ll tell you in another toutorial why i’m playing with this screen size.) Set your color depth to 16 bits. Bring down the console useing the “`” key. If it doesn’t come down, enter a game and type console 1(using the default key to say – y).
here you type the following: cl_updaterate 35; cl_cmdrate 101;rate 25000; cl_fpsmax 101;cl_fpsmodem 101.
there are more commands you can use, to get more fps from your game.
Here is a small script you can use to change your settings:
Toggles certain network related settings to better suit your connection. I suggest starting with the highest ’08’ setting, and slowly moving down until you see your ping start to decrease.
bind – “rateDOWN”
bind = “rateUP”
alias rateUP “rate75”
alias rateDOWN “rate25”
alias rate200 “ex_interp .10; rate 3000; cl_cmdrate 30; cl_updaterate 20; devon; echo Counter-Strike Ping Setup: [——-#] 08 – High Ping; devoff; alias rateDOWN rate175”
alias rate175 “ex_interp .10; rate 5000; cl_cmdrate 40; cl_updaterate 20; devon; echo Counter-Strike Ping Setup: [——#-] 07 – High Ping; devoff; alias rateUP rate200; alias rateDOWN rate150”
alias rate150 “ex_interp .10; rate 7500; cl_cmdrate 50; cl_updaterate 30; devon; echo Counter-Strike Ping Setup: [—–#–] 06 – High Ping; devoff; alias rateUP rate175; alias rateDOWN rate125”
alias rate125 “ex_interp .10; rate 9000; cl_cmdrate 60; cl_updaterate 30; devon; echo Counter-Strike Ping Setup: [—-#—] 05 – Normal Ping; devoff; alias rateUP rate150; alias rateDOWN rate100”
alias rate100 “ex_interp .10; rate 10000; cl_cmdrate 70; cl_updaterate 35; devon; echo Counter-Strike Ping Setup: [—#—-] 04 – Normal Ping; devoff; alias rateUP rate125; alias rateDOWN rate75”
alias rate75 “ex_interp .075; rate 15000; cl_cmdrate 80; cl_updaterate 30; devon; echo Counter-Strike Ping Setup: [–#—–] 03 – Low Ping; devoff; alias rateUP rate100; alias rateDOWN rate50”
alias rate50 “ex_interp .050; rate 20000; cl_cmdrate 90; cl_updaterate 40; devon; echo Counter-Strike Ping Setup: [-#——] 02 – Low Ping; devoff; alias rateUP rate75; alias rateDOWN rate25”
alias rate25 “ex_interp .025; rate 25000; cl_cmdrate 100; cl_updaterate 40; devon; echo Counter-Strike Ping Setup: [#——-] 01 – Low Ping; devoff; alias rateUP rate50”
Now to use this, open a new notepad file, copy and paste the script (from the ——– to ———– 🙂 in case you didn’t knew that :P). Save the file in the counter strike directory\cstrike and name it lag.cfg.
After you’ve done this enter counter strike, and if you feel like you have lag just use this command in the console: exec lag.cfg(or whatever name it has) and starting from #8 just adjust it with the pg down and pg up keys.
Hope it helps, if it doesn’t, please do leave a comment and I’ll try to help you as best as i can.
GL & HF.