Vistors to the (TRX) Roundhammer servers occasionally complain of server lag; whilst this is always a possibility, the more
likely cause is their frame rate and / or ping (see below).
Some of the (TRX) 'Vietcong' maps can be quite demanding upon your PC and graphics card, as they can contain a very
large number of objects and high levels of detail. You may sometimes notice pauses or stuttering graphics, usually
caused by the following:
- Frame rate
To show your frame rate, type into the console: showfps 1
(to disable, type showfps 0)
Use the help below to change your settings until you can achieve a minimum frame rate of about 23 to 25 frames per second.
Click here for tips on how to improve overall game performance.
Click here to download a catalogue of
nVidia driver settings plus a summary of the other tips which may improve your frame rate (in Word95 format, for
If you suspect that you have a 'high ping' problem, you can use the '
tracert' command to show the diagnostics for your current connection route.
Click here for an example of the 'tracert' utility in use
from the Windows command prompt.