Netbooks are not made for gaming. They are for exactly how they are named, net. The ion gfx is ment more for videos I think. But this should handle CS1.6 with ease. I played CSS on a netbook with an intel945m. Its probably your connection. High ping and lag are generally connection. Heres where it is not. If your frame rate is below 25 or so, then the lag and ping is caused by the pc. Otherwise its connection.