I've purchased a graphics card lately, a Nvidia Geforce 210, with awesome features. The only downside is my RAM (512). Every kind of video requirement I can max out with this graphics card but my RAM is terrible, but I have to admit new games such as HL2:EP2, DOD:S, HL2, Dark messiah, Minecraft, they all run smooth and at an ideal 60+ framerate at a time.
However, I tried to play TF2 on steam, since it's free, I defragmented it's cache files via steam and I added DXLEVEL 80 and I even lowered my settings bellow the ones recommended for my system, yet I am experiencing TERRIBLE overall performance in TF2.
I did a test to see if my game can run it, and it's above the minimum required specifications, But it is absolutely unplayable, Why is the performance so bad?
My PC Specs:
I'm unsure why you added
512Mb of RAM is very small; it is clearly the bottle neck in this case.
You do state though that the other noted games run fine. It is possible that with all the content that is in use at the same time when playing TF2 that your RAM is just not capable of holding it all (and TF2 has a lot of content, such as hats).
As for the shown minimum requirement, maybe due to the steady increase in the size of the game since release and all the addition new items/content, the stated requirement is actually no longer realistic.
I don't know if you've tried these options, but I'm putting them here because this is what I do on my laptop to achieve a decent FPS when playing Source games on the train home. (like TF2, Left 4 Dead etc).
Note: You can remove selected items from your startup list if you find you're constantly disabling them from your taskbar/killing them using the task manager.
msconfigand hit enter (on Windows XP, open 'Run...' and type
2. Increase the size of your paging file
Normally, Windows defaults your paging file to 2x the size of your RAM, which in your case would be 1GB. This paging file sits on your hard drive and acts as 'extra' RAM, albeit a lot slower than actual RAM.
Increasing it is a stop-gap measure if you absolutely cannot afford more RAM. To do this:
Try increasing it to 2GB, and see if that helps.
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