rate Command

rate [Rate (Bytes/s)]

This command sets the rate at which your client can receive network data in bytes. Set this to a lower value if you have a bad internet connection.


Arguments are parameters that you add to a command. Find information about this command's arguments below.

Rate (Bytes/s)Your desired network rate in bytes per second.

Extra Info

Sv_cheats Required? No
Client or Server Command? Both
Default Value 196608

rate Examples

Find below working examples of this command (copy and paste into console).

rate 786432

This command sets your network rate to its maximum value (unrestricted).

rate 24576

Use this if you have a bad network connection. It sets your maximum bytes/s network setting to the lowest value.