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Windows 7: Mouse input lag in Counter-Strike 1.6

05 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7
Mouse input lag in Counter-Strike 1.6

I'm having problems with input lag in CS 1.6.

Think it was even worse with vsync on, but now I have turned it off and still having problems. It isn't there all the time, but occasionally it comes. It's very annoying. You feel your aim becoming very sluggish for a short period.

/Pointer speed: 6/11
/Enhance pointer precision: "off"
/Mouserate: 500 Hz
/Mousefix: MarkC_Windows7_MouseFix (Windows7_MouseFix_TextSize(DPI)=100%.reg)
/Launch Options: -freq 120 -noforcemparms -noforcemaccel -gl -w 640 -h 480 -full -32bpp
/No mouse driver installed

Haven't tried too see if my running programs may be causing it. I've included a list of my processes. I notice opera.exe uses a lot of memory (I only have 2 GB RAM).

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05 Apr 2010   #2

Win7 Home Premium 64x

I would say first off, the mouse has no drivers installed which might be causing a problem. If the mouse is a wireless mouse, the lag might be coming from that.

Otherwise, The problem might lie with EasyAnticheat. Is this a stand alone program? can you run the game without it and see if it still lags? or is this required for Steam?

The website for this program said that anti-virus might affect easyanticheat. What anti-virus are you using and can you disable it for a minute and run a game.

Are you getting lag in Single-player?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7

I'm using Intellimouse Explorer 3.0 (not wireless (you see I have tweaked mouserate)). Not sure if mouse driver will do any good. EasyAnticheat is a stand alone anti cheat used when playing clanwars (it's in allow list of my AV). I'm currently using Vipre antivirus, but the problem occurred when using NOD32 also.

I do not know if it happens during singleplayer. As I said it happens occasionally, so it could prove difficult troubleshooting.

I'm considering reverting back to XP. I had hoped this was something others have had problems with and fixed.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

06 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7 Pro

what is your gfx card? I had input lag on a GMA950 intel integration untill I messed with settings. This being on XP though, the problem could carry if your gfx card sucks. Or rather get worse in this case.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7

The card should be competent. Maybe I could try an alternative driver.

Mainboard : Shuttle FP35
Chipset : Intel G31/G33/G35
Processor : Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 @ 3000 MHz
Physical Memory : 2048 MB (2 x 1024 DDR2-SDRAM )
Video Card : NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS
Hard Disk : ST31000333AS (1000 GB)
Hard Disk : WDC (500 GB)
DVD-Rom Drive : Optiarc DVD RW AD-7170S ATA Device
CD-Rom Drive : Speed-Link USB Device
Monitor Type : Samsung SyncMaster - 22 inches
Network Card : MV88SE614x PCIe to SATA2 controller Yukon 88E8056 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Operating System : Windows 7 Ultimate Professional 6.01.7600
DirectX : Version 11.00
Windows Performance Index : 5.5
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 7 Pro

Yea your specs are fine. Buy a new mouse I guess? What kind do you have?
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