:rolleyes: hi i have been playing counterstrike source on some fast servers and have seen that my lantecy/ping is higher then most, most of the gamers are around 60 - 80 where as i am about 130+ i was wondering if there tweaks i could do to improve this and lower that number, i am aware of in game tweaks that i have been trying out but not sure they are working or if they are right for my set up, but i was wondering if there are hardware or windows based tweaks i could do to improve my connection speed if anyone has ingame, hardward, windows or even additional software tweaks and tips i'll have em all, i will give you my system setup incase that helps
athlon 64 fx-55
1ghz of ram pc3200
geforce 3 ti200 gold sample
raptor 74gig harddrive
wanadoo usb modem 2.2meg broadband
mcafee antivirus is running as are several other programs in the system tray, would this make a difference?
should i risk switching antivirus software off for gaming
i know my hard drive needs defragging but what else could i do to improve performance.
any help is well appreciated