Who says the steam forums are not useful?

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by The Political Gamer, Jan 1, 2010.

  1. The Political Gamer

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    http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1093560
     
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  2. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    Hmm. Only noobs leave that setting on in AV programs. It causes hell no matter what you are trying to do.
     
  3. Lancey

    aa Lancey Currently On: ?????

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    Agreed.
     
  4. Acumen

    aa Acumen Annoyer

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    too cool for this world (the steam forums), you are :D
     
  5. martijntje

    martijntje L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    thank you sir,

    I did a little unscientific benchmarking on a random map, wich happened to be compiled with fast vvis. I seemed to get 120 fps at maximum, but could drop down to just above 20 fps when loaded up with bots. So I guess it would do fine on a normal map.

    Quite a difference, I used to get about 60 fps at max. But another tip is to not join server with more than 24 players.

    EDIT: I got 180 fps by staring into the void
     
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  6. Sgt.Sausage

    Sgt.Sausage L7: Fancy Member

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    I never thought they were useless, theres a few people on there that have useful stuff to say.

    Il try this, i actually use Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7, and i like it. Generally i am smart enough to not get virus's, but this doesnt take up many recourses, and allows me to be more careless online. Before it i never had any anti virsus.

    Il let you guys know if i notice an increase.
     
  7. Tinker

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    Solution: Stop running anti-virus programs.
     
  8. honeymustard

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    Thanks for this, may as well give it a try.
     
  9. MangyCarface

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    What self respecting pc gamer uses anti-virus software?
     
  10. drp

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    :(
     
  11. drp

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    i was having that issue, but it was like HORRIBLE fps issues. it turned out to be security essentials having realtime scanning. disabled that and solved my problems. i was SOOO close on ordering a new video card as i thought mine was crapping out.
     
  12. A Boojum Snark

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    Running AV software is like wearing a helmet on a bike. If you are aware of hazards and pay attention you'll probably never have it come into use, but when you need it it is far better to have it.
     
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  13. Nutomic

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    When i disable that, windows bitches around about Microsoft Security Essentials not being activated. Do you have any solution to stop those warnings?
     
  14. drp

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    i think you can disable notifications. dont remember how tho, sorry.
     
  15. Cornish Gamehen

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    What foul excuse for a humanoid being with a soul doesn't use anti-virus software?
     
  16. Tinker

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    Someone else put it better than I did;

     
  17. Dr. ROCKZO

    Dr. ROCKZO L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    Any positive results yet? and Tinker, I'm scared now.. :p
     
  18. Penguin

    aa Penguin Clinically Diagnosed with Small Mapper's Syndrome

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    Smart ones?
     
  19. The Political Gamer

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    The ones who don't have girlfriends. :p
     
  20. Penguin

    aa Penguin Clinically Diagnosed with Small Mapper's Syndrome

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    I can personally attest to the fact that the statement in quote tags is entirely false.