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Windows 7: Network speed and ethernet cable questions with wifi card question

12 Mar 2012   #11
realism51

WIN 7 x64
 
 

Used the program you linked. Little confused what the us symbol is. Im guessing its same as ms. for some reason its telling me
Test Interval: 1000 us
Current Latency: 82-156 us (bouncing around)
Absolute Maximum: 162 us

I am surmising that this mean the highest latency I am having is 162ms? which is odd consider speedtest.net reports the 500ms+. Still 162 does seem on the high side considering the wireless devices are getting 40ms- or less.

Why is ethernet better for gaming, I though a majority of it was all about latency and ping being low?


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12 Mar 2012   #12
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by realism51 View Post
Used the program you linked. Little confused what the us symbol is. Im guessing its same as ms. for some reason its telling me
Test Interval: 1000 us
Current Latency: 82-156 us (bouncing around)
Absolute Maximum: 162 us

I am surmising that this mean the highest latency I am having is 162ms? which is odd consider speedtest.net reports the 500ms+. Still 162 does seem on the high side considering the wireless devices are getting 40ms- or less.

Why is ethernet better for gaming, I though a majority of it was all about latency and ping being low?
the "us" may only stand for the language but isnt important. If the highest is 162 then the drivers arent the issue. >500 and they might be.

Can we get some info about your networking setup and your ISP?

How far is it to their servers?
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12 Mar 2012   #13
realism51

WIN 7 x64
 
 

Networking --- motorola surfboard extreme (unsure of model no. At the moment but purchased it when it came out 6 months ago but top of the line). routed to a d-link n150 (cashed the n300 dual band out since gave spotty connection, both wireless and wired). have one cat 5e going from surfboard to router, 1 cat5e 3' going to htpc and one 15' cat 5 standard going to my gaming desktop.

ISP---- time warner cable, ie. Roadrunner -- top plan with turbo boost. Closest timewarner server to me is about two miles. Give or take.


Only other choice of internet here in idaho area is verizon dsl, which still has outrageous prices for slower services,
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12 Mar 2012   #14
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Ping problem might be the router, modem, or the ISP.
We have wired setup here with 13 devices and wifi for the tablets, phones, and laptops.
The longest run is 60 feet and goes from a switch upstairs to a switch in the family room downstairs and connected to 2 pc's and a smart tv.
We get low ping on all devices.
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13 Mar 2012   #15
realism51

WIN 7 x64
 
 

initially thats what i had thought too, but since my wireless devices differ in ping and they run off the same ISP, router, and modem. I concluded that any three of those possibilities may not be a culprit simply because of the low ping and positive tests via wifi
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14 Mar 2012   #16
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I just hooked up a second wireless router downstairs to use as an access point and I get amazing speeds with it.
Up to 41mbps down and 12mbps up with a 33ms ping. Average looks to be in 25mbps range. It's an Actiontec FIOS unit with DHCP turned off.
The Linksys E2000 router upstairs only gets 12mbps down with the wireless.
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