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Constant, Short Ping Spikes


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#1 Peregrina

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Posted 16 May 2012 - 10:24 PM

I've been having this issue for quite a few months now and up until now just dealt with it. With the release of Diablo 3 (whoo!) it's become unbearable with this lag spikes.

My ping will be fine, steady around 80-120 but then randomly spike upwards of 400, even sometimes almost 1000. After a few moments it'll drop back down to it's normal speed.

This happens in all online games I play, WoW, League of Legends, DotA 2 and now Diablo 3.

I have roadrunner and pay for 25 download and 1 upload so it should be more than enough to play the games I'd like, I'm also running on windows 7 and on wireless. I think part of the problem could be the fact that the router is in the basement and I'm on the second story. I have a netgear wndr3700v3 router and I set up a repeater in my room to see if that would help (asus rt-n12 router) and although it has increased my speed, it didn't fix the ping spiking problem.

Thanks for any help! :)


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Posted 16 May 2012 - 10:43 PM

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Posted 17 May 2012 - 09:59 AM

what is your home/world latency in the game

do you have the following check or uncheck in the options menu for wow and diabo 3

optimize Network speed
Enable IPv6 when available

I know Diabo 3 just hit the servers yesterday so blizzard is going to fine tune there network load in the following months

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