Steam Connection Issues

Hello,

So as the title states I'm having weird connectivity issues with steam. What I mean is I have strong wifi connection and my web browser for example works very smoothly but whenever I play any steam game multiplayer, the matches tend to stutter, lag, to the point where it's almost unplayable. Its also common for it to just completely lose connection to steam for a couple seconds too. For example, at its worse is when I play warhammer total war where I literally can't play coop campaign with a friend among other things.

I've tried a lot of things to try and fix the problem including using DMZ sort of, port forwarding though I can't say 100% I did it correctly, static ip, switching wifi adapters, updating drivers, uninstalling steam but not the games, turning off firewall, resetting and unplugging router, messed with "set launch options", PC power settings, etc.
Does anyone have any other suggestions or alternatives to get good connection? I'm thinking as a last resort to buy this power Ethernet adapter. Would this theoretically improve my connection and possible fix my problem?
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00AWRUICG/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1495168774&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_QL65&keywords=power+ethernet+adapter&dpPl=1&dpID=31IYBNuPwFL&ref=plSrch#nav-search-keywords

I'd appreciate any other possible solutions please.
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  1. Allow me to quote an old .gif spoof of the Steam update dialogue box: "Thank you for using Steam(ing pile of crap)."

    Steam's connectivity is completely unrelated to having a stable Internet connection. Steam will randomly hate you and kill your connection for absolutely no reason at all.

    Silliness aside, you should probably put in a ticket with VALVe. It sounds like something's gone wrong with Steam itself, as most if not all games that are run through Steam have their connections handled through Steam as well.
  2. Carnaxus said:
    Allow me to quote an old .gif spoof of the Steam update dialogue box: "Thank you for using Steam(ing pile of crap)."

    Steam's connectivity is completely unrelated to having a stable Internet connection. Steam will randomly hate you and kill your connection for absolutely no reason at all.

    Silliness aside, you should probably put in a ticket with VALVe. It sounds like something's gone wrong with Steam itself, as most if not all games that are run through Steam have their connections handled through Steam as well.
    I have tried using steams support page and I don't see any option where I can actually contact steam directly. Do you happen to know where exactly? They're self support service sucks. If I do manage to contact them though I hope they don't just redirect me to they're troubleshooting page or something since I've done that already and much more.
  3. That's strange...they seem to have removed the "submit a ticket" button. WTF VALVe?

    I'll keep poking around; I'll post here if I find anything.
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