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Why do only my Steam games lag?

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  • How do i play games on steam without lag?

    I have Intel core i3, i have a 5GB ram, i have a good video card. I have removed all unnecessary files from my computer. I have put the steam settings to optic fiber which is what my internet is. i have set pings per minute to 250(?) i also use game...

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    Clean up the computer/game.... Good luck!

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  • Unfixable Steam lag???

    I have a GREAT computer. 1000gigs of space, 8 gigs of ram, desktop windows 7, etc. I have no lag with anything other than steam games for some reason. Each game is in slow motion or something, it takes forever to see the things that I made happen with...

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    1. Which Steam games are you having problem with? 2. Which non-Steam games are you NOT having problems...

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  • How good comp is/ Lag issues?

    I don't know exactly what details I would need to give you an idea of this, but I'll post as much info as possible. I have; Processor AMD Athlon(tm) Dual Core Processor 4450e, 2300 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s), Installed Physical Memory (RAM...

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    Normally, RAM is the reason why you lag. HOWEVER, you have enough RAM to support most games. Your processors...

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  • Why does my computer lag on steam games?

    i used to play warhammer, WoW, Rift, and minecraft and they never lagged but when i play steam games such as dungeon defenders it lags. RAM: 3GB 64 bit AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 250 Processor 3.00 GHz 4.2 system rating windows 7

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    The AMD/ATI integrated graphics controller is too low spec to to run games in steam properly, that is...

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  • Are my headphones causing lag/How can I fix it?

    I usually use headphones when on my computer, particularly when playing games, which are mostly through Steam. Lately, however, when I'm playing something like Team Fortress 2 or Fallout: NV, my game will periodically lag (both video and sound), then...

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    Its not your headphones. Get the latest drivers for both the video card and the your sound card.

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  • NVIDIA gtx 260m Annoying intermittent fps drops for all games?

    ASUS G60vx Windows 7 4gb DDR2 NVIDIA GTX 260m 2.1ghz Intel Core 2 Duo This laptop has the capability to run high end games (Skyrim, Crysis, Fallout 3 etc) on high settings with extremely playable framerates. However, lately I've run into a ridiculously...

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    Sounds like a dust issue, you'll need to take apart your laptop and have at it with a can of air duster...

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  • Why my laptop cant run games it says it can?

    My laptop is not a strictly gaming laptop like alienware or something like that. I have a hp pavilion dv6 with AMD A-8 quad core and ATI Radeon HD6620 graphics card with 512 dedicated video ram Windows 7 Home Premium and 3.5 GB of ram. I can run source...

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    overclocking usually helps but you need to realize that games usually list two different sets of specifications...

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  • How to Fix Runescape Lag?

    I've downloaded the Runescape client because I've heard it makes the game run smoother than the browser version, but it's about the same. I get really laggy when I'm around people (about 10+ people) and when I load maps. I use the DirectX display mode...

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    Lol....

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  • Why does One of my steam games lag really bad.?

    Assassins creed 1 lags really bad anytime i try to attack. I have the first 4 and none of the others lag. I can run them on high at about 100 fps. But just the first one lags only ...show more

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    Lack of disk space

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