Graphics lag and Electric control




Whenever I team with an electric control toon, I get massive graphics issues and the game just cludges through until there are less foes or aoe effects go away. Again, this is only when teaming with an electric control toon. I can play almost any other time with no issues. Now, I know my video card isn't the greatest and I think it is just a setting issue within the game. So this is the COH Helper log:

---System information gathered by CoH Helper version

DxDiag gathered at January 3, 2011 16:40 (-05:00)
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.100618-1621)
System Manufacturer: HP-Pavilion
System Model: KJ378AA-ABA a6430f
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Central Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) 8400 Triple-Core Processor (3 CPUs), ~2.1GHz
Memory: 3072MB
.Net Memory Report: 2219MB out of 3070MB available
Page File: 4793MB (1345MB currently in use)
C Drive: (WDC WD32 00AAKS-00B3A SCSI Disk Device) 227626MB out of 305142MB (74%) free
F Drive: (Optiarc DVD RW AD-7201S5 SCSI CdRom Device) zero-size drive
Windows directory location: C:\Windows
DirectX: DirectX 11
DirectX Diag version: 6.01.7600.16385 (32-bit version)

Display Notes: No problems found.
Sound Notes: No problems found.

No problems found.
Input Notes: No problems found.

Monitor's Max Resolution: (blank)
Video Device Name: NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT
Manufacturer / Chip: NVIDIA / GeForce 9500 GT
Video Memory: 2286 MB
Driver Version:
Driver Date: 10/8/2010 3:38:00 AM
Driver Language: English

Sound Device Description: Speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio)
Driver File: RTKVHDA.sys
Driver Version: 6.00.0001.5910
Driver Date: 8/4/2009 8:48:20 AM

Sound Device Description: Realtek Digital Output (Realtek High Definition Audio)
Driver File: RTKVHDA.sys
Driver Version: 6.00.0001.5910
Driver Date: 8/4/2009 8:48:20 AM

WMI Information
Motherboard Manufacturer: ASUSTek Computer INC.
Motherboard Model: (empty)
Motherboard Product: NARRA3
Motherboard Version: 3.02
BIOS Manufacturer: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
BIOS Name: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
BIOS Version: HPQOEM - 42302e31
BIOS Release: 20080221000000.000000+000

Registry Information for Current User
Resolution: 1920x1080
3D Resolution: 1920x1080 (Not using renderscale)
Full Screen: Yes
Maximized: No
Screen Position: 0, 0
Refresh Rate: 60Hz
Vertical Sync Enabled: Yes

Physics Quality: Medium
Maximum Particles: 50000
Max Particle Fill? 10.000
Physics Card Enabled: No

Anti-aliasing: Off
Anisotropic Filtering: 4x
Texture LOD Bias: Smooth
Water Effects: Medium quality
Bloom: 1.000 (turned on)
Depth of Field Enabled: Yes
Desaturation Effects (Sepia) Enabled: Yes
Shader Detail: Medium?

World Texture Level: Very High
Character Texture Level: High
World Detail Level (Vis_Scale): 1.000
Entity Detail Level: 1.000
Shadows Enabled: No
Shadow Mode: Stencil shadows
Shadow Map Shader: Unknown (0)
Environmental Reflections: Disabled
Advanced Occlusion Settings: No
Ambient Occlusion: Off
Occlusion Strength: Off
Blur: Bilateral
Ambient Resolution: Performance

Gamma Correction: 1.000
Geometry Buffers (VBOs) Enabled: Yes
Suppression of FX When Camera Close Enabled: Yes
Close Suppression Range: 3.000
Show Advertisements: Yes

Audio Mode: Performance
3D Audio: No
FX Sound Volume: 0.231
Music Sound Volume: 0.290

Show Advanced Graphics Options: No
Overall Graphics Quality: 0.500
Reverse Mouse Buttons: No
Save Login Username: Yes
Transfer Rate: 818308 bytes/second
Current Game Version: 1900.201011102104.27
Installation Directory: C:\City of Heroes

Mod files in the Data directory
.\texture_library\MAPS\city has 1 file
.\texture_library\MAPS\Midnight_Squad has 1 file
.\texture_library\MAPS\Safeguard has 9 files
.\texture_library\MAPS\sewers has 44 files
.\texture_library\MAPS\static has 38 files
.\texture_library\V_MAPS\Outdoor_Missions has 9 files
.\texture_library\V_MAPS\Static has 16 files

Edit: I am working on trying to get screenshots into another post.




edit: wow, way too small.



Haven't noticed any lag but I have felt the burning sensation in my corneas as I stare at the blinding light which is emitted by that power set.



Its like a mothership raid or lag hill in ITF, but I know its only the graphics side as people tell me I am still firing off attacks. Then when it clears, my power trays show that the longer recharge powers are recharging. I spent a whole LGTF on my Broadsword/ Shield scrapper charging ahead of an electric control controller and the rest of the team to:
a) stay away from his aoe effects;
b) whittle down mobs before he caught up; and
c) cuz I could.