if amd gpu
the freezing point is 0°c or 32°f so keep room temperature above this
SteamNetworkingSockets lock held for X ms (Performance Warning). SendMessageToConnection
This message is displayed in the console every few seconds as of recently. I don't know how to fix it.
There are ton of cases online with same problem nobody knows how to fix it, it freezes the game for a sec when u play
People say valve wont fix this for a year now :/
similar thing happens to me, i think it's just related to the files it downloads to connect to the game, if you have any chance of going into an area with faster internet and seeing how the connection is from that, but i don't think there's much you can do (unless you try upgrading internet)
++ or its related to your storage speed, if you have your game on a HDD/shit ssd, you can try using something faster to see if your load time is better