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Windows 7: Wireless Latency Spikes - DOTA 2

22 May 2013   #1
RocketsFan

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Wireless Latency Spikes - DOTA 2

Suffering lag spikes every 10-15 seconds or so making the game near unplayable. This only happens when I unplug from the router and go straight wireless. I'm sitting less than 10 feet away. No obstructions. Road Runner Extreme (30 down, 5 up). No issues while hardwired.

Just moved into a house from an apartment and they gave me a new router. That's the only thing I can think of. Changed channels, elevated router, Max output.

Thoughts?


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23 May 2013   #2
Dude

Windows 8.1 Pro + Windows 10
 
 

Hopefully someone can give you a better answer, but wireless is never good for gaming. If you need to move, get a longer ethernet cable.
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24 May 2013   #3
Faladu

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1
 
 

I would not be trying to seriously online game wirelessly either, you will rip your hair out, eventually, if it's not already.

I await all the 'it's no problem' for me responses.

I won't even go wireless mouse or keyboard.

CAT 5/6 cables can be very long, so do whatcha gotta do!
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11 Dec 2013   #4
IanDrexP

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (32-bit)
 
 

Get a LOOOOOOOONG Ethernet cable or put a table near the Router and stay wired
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11 Dec 2013   #5
MrSH4RKYY

Windows 8.1 PRO
 
 

Hey RocketsFan I had the same problem man I normally play League but all my friends wanted me to play DOTA2 for some reason I was getting the same problem with the lag spikes but 3 days later my Wired network cable came and I started to play on a wired connection this helped me in every game and even more in DOTA I stopped getting the lag spikes !
Regards,
Andrew
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