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Frame Rate Problems


Yo i took my 7950gx2 back because i thought it was broken, and got a refund, then i purchased a 7900gt, and i am still having the same problem, like 30 fps on css, s. T. A. L. K. E. R runs crap 2, ive even tried all the games on lowest settings and the frame rates don't increase one bit :@ and it just lags to *** playing the new insurgency mod for hl2. My pc specs:-
Gpu: nvidia 7900gt
Psu: cheap led psu from ccl 500 watt
Mobo: asus a8n sli delux
Cpu: amd 64 3200+ (939)

Ive been told it could be my ram playing up. Ive looked on cpuz and the ddr400 is running at 200 mhz. Ive also been told it could be my psu, due to it being a cheap one, please help.


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1. Right click on "hidusbf. Inf" find install, (note sometimes with xp if you apply and the mouse stops responding in this case restart again and try again). 2. Open hidusbf folder and click on "setup.exe". 3. Find your mouse click on it (it should be highlighted has blue) and at the bottom of the window check "filter on device" and select your rate. 4. Click restart and open up dimr.exe. If it's still runs default 125hz reboot.


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Is i stated earlier the default polling rate is 125mhz (8ms) and so naturally we get quite used to this when playing games, but wouldnt it be far greater to eliminate as best as possible this delay in sending mouse commands to your games to give a more fluid and responsive control over your gaming? Id say *** yeah!

Right, there are a few different ranges you can use, and all are totally dependant upon your mouse's abilities, but none should harm your mouse (best have a ps2 mouse at hand incase yours aint up for the higher rate so u can change back to default), firstly: we have:-

125mhz @8ms response time (default)

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1000mhz @**1ms** response time!

Right, i currently use a razer diamondback usb mouse, and have the polling rate set for 1000mhz, the actual polling rate is often fractionally lower than stated but pretty damn good. I have personally noticed improvements in the sensitivity and responsivness in my mouse, especially when playing online fps games. But there is an improvement to be had when playing singleplayer fps games and other games alike. I am providing a link to the software i used to patch my usb polling rate, and included is also a mouse polling rate detector to tell you your current response time. See the screenies. Just a note though. Once you change your polling rate you must restart windows for the changes to take affect. This can make games more enjoyable especially the online games, but it could also be that you just dont notice the difference, as in the case that your mouse only supports a marginally higher response time. But anything which reduces the amount of lag gamers suffer can only be a good thing. I will amend the post if i have missed something, but i think i got everything on here. As you can see from the screen shot the razer diamondback performs very well, often over 1000mhz, less than 1ms, but on average its more like between 700-900mhz, still a damn good improvement over 125. Here is a link to both the current mouse polling rate detector and the usb polling rate patch, neither created by me so i claim no glory here, other than i zipped them together in one handy package.


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Microsoft windows vista’s default 125hz usb sample rate is not enough for today’s gamers and end-users. There are many usb sample rate patches out there, but none of them are supporting windows vista sp1 - due to the new restricted driver signature enforcement feature. However, it is now possible to use these patches thanks to the latest version of our own driver signature enforcement overrider (dseo), but i am not taking any responsibilities for any damages! Use it at your own risk. 1. Download driver signature enforcement overrider (attached below). 2. Download hidusbf (attached below). 3. Run driver signature enforcement overrider and choose enable test mode. 4. Extract hidusbf to some folder, right click on hidusbf. Inf and choose install. 5. Run setup.exe from hidusbf’s folder, check the filter on device box and select your desired sample rate. 6. Run driver signature enforcement overrider again, choose sign a system file and insert full path to the installed hidusbf.sys file (usually c:windowssystem32drivershidusbf.sys). 7. Restart your computer and enjoy. 8. Verify by using mouse rate or directinput mouse rate (attached below)

That should do the trick. Remember! Use it at your own risk! Do not blame me if your motherboard explodes, vista or usb fails. But, i have already tested it myself with a lot of success, so you don't have any reason to worry. If you would like to uninstall it, just right click on hidusbfu. Inf, choose install and disable test mode from driver signature enforcement overrider.


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