LongDongSilver Mar 24, 2014 @ 9:11pm
Hi i need help with my tf2 lagging
Ok so i play tf2 on my laptop(Toshiba satelliteC855D-S5201-With 4 gb ram-AMD E1-1200 APU Processor-Radeon HD Graphics-1.40 Ghz) It is very laggy when there is alot a gunfire on the screen.I've tried several fps configs and it barely helped by like 4 frames.How can i fix this issue?,Is my computer just not strong enough to handle tf2 or is there something Wrong,I just want a way to play my game smoothly and be able to enjoy i.P.S i usually get from 20-30 frames with nothing really happening with several people and gunfire i get from 10-3 fps
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Bad_Motha Mar 24, 2014 @ 9:55pm 
AMD E1-1200 is coupled with a Radeon HD 7310 GPU.
Neither of which can handle most games very well, as it was made just to provide basic hardware acceleration for media/entertainment purposes, nothing close to gaming performance. Get a better laptop, or build a custom desktop. Nothing u can really do on that current system to make games run better.
Last edited by Bad_Motha; Mar 24, 2014 @ 9:56pm
LongDongSilver Mar 24, 2014 @ 10:08pm 
Well i'm thinking of building a custom computer but i have one issue how much should the budget for it be
_I_ (Banned) Mar 24, 2014 @ 11:15pm 
in short, cpu too slow and gpu too weak

amd duals almost always are too slow for tf2
it only needs 2 cores, but amd 3ghz is not fast enough
and a good gpu, amd x310 is a bottom of the barrel gpu
7 = gen
3 = strength (max is 9)
1 = low subgrade (max is 9)
0 = makes the number look bigger

for around $550

CPU: Intel Core i3-4130 3.4GHz Dual-Core Processor ($118.93 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: MSI B85M-P33 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($58.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($84.81 @ Amazon)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 650 1GB Video Card ($70.00 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($19.99 @ Micro Center)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.98 @ OutletPC)

Total: $553.65
Last edited by _I_; Mar 24, 2014 @ 11:50pm
HBZK100 Mar 26, 2014 @ 12:27pm 
the reason why everything is laggy is that E1 cpu is the bottom of the barrel when it comes to cpus, view it like a Intel atom.

If your on a budget, the build _|_ is suggesting is great one. Though, if your only gaming with this rig I would change the cpu to a intel G3220 and get something like a gtx 750 or amd equivalent.
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Date Posted: Mar 24, 2014 @ 9:11pm
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