also what network tweaks r u guys using??
im using a rate of 26500 - default is 10000 CVAR=rate xxxxx
cmdrate of 60 - CVAR= cl_cmdrate xx - default is 30 (best set to match your average FPS)
updaterate of 20 - default is 20 CVAR= cl_updaterate xx (number of times server updates client per second)
This is on a 1mb DSL connection. (786mb downstream)
I managed to reduce my ping from an average of about 40-50 to 25-35
LINK to TWEAKGUIDE: http://home.covad.net/~k25125/Steamy...raph_Steam.htm