Low fps in css

I have a problem with css, i only get 60-70fps... and i think i should get more

Motherboard: GA-MA78g-DS3H
Processor: AMD Phenom 9950 Quad core 2.6GHz
Memory: DDR2 OCZ 4GB 1066-555 Reaper
Graphics card: Sapphire HD4870 GDDR5 1024mb
power supply: Be Quiet! Straight Power 650W
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  1. One possible reason you're getting a low framerate could be the fact that older Source games (pre Orange Box) only support use of single cores. So it is only using one of the 2.6 GHz cores. Also Source is more reliant on CPU than GPU.

    However I still think you should be getting a higher framerate, even with one core being used. If you have vertical sync enabled, it will lock your framerate to the same speed as the refresh rate of your monitor. Some people recommend leaving it enabled, but if you want a higher FPS disable it.
  2. Ok thx gonna try it :)
  3. normaly you don't see more than 60fps if your screen has a refresh rate of 60 hz
  4. I have the same exact GPU and i run a 8400 wolfdale 3.0 DC, with my 22in Acer LCD on max resolution net_graph3 registers 299 FPS.... sooo, just figured id let you know
  5. Thx, now i know there's something wrong :)
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