Okay, whenever I play NS and more than 4 guys appear in my screen and/or shoot at me, my ping skyrockets to 900+ (I'm 56k, Average ping is like 350). Here are my comp. stats:
AMD Athlon 900mhz GeForce4 Ti 4600 SoundBlaster 512mb 900mb of SDRam 40 gig hard-drive **Running Windows XP Professional**
Okay now, I think it's my CPU. Do you think if I install windows98 or windows millenium it could fix the problem a little? I remember when I ran windows millenium (which sucks), it was probably one of the smoothest times playing HL....but at the time when I play HL, it didn't have the voice-recording added to it, which lagged me a lot.
So what should I do? (Please dont just say buy a new computer, because not everyone has spare money for that )
I didn't put this in the Tech forums because although it IS NS-Related, I get this problem with like every game