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Online gamers, what's the maximum ping??

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Anonymous
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April 25, 2001 12:28:41 AM

I have a bad connection, but I'm getting 150-200 ping with my 56k, is 175 ping good for good online gaming???
April 25, 2001 1:42:16 AM

anything below 400 is playable online. heck, i used to play with an 800 average (on aol, got slightly better with netzero!) now i never get above a 100 with my adsl

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April 25, 2001 2:09:34 AM

It also depends if you are getting packet loss. If there is packet loss than It would be rather hard to play reliably.

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April 25, 2001 2:15:00 AM

I really don't care what my ping is. Just as long as I don't get that stupid little red disconnect sign in UT and it is not choppy.

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April 26, 2001 1:09:10 AM

oh yea it also really depends on the game as to what your ping will be and how sensitive the netcode is to latency.

Even a broken watch is right twice a day...
May 11, 2001 7:53:06 AM

you're lucky. my ping was around 350 on my modem. i just changed appartments and got on the lan here at school (t3). i started a game of tfc and took a look at my ping....i think my neighbors below me hate me now, i was dancing around the room for so long.

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Anonymous
a b 4 Gaming
May 12, 2001 4:26:11 PM

I have a Cable@512kb and yea it never goes above 87
May 19, 2010 2:55:51 AM

my ping was around 300 on my cable conection and i play with no problem at all.


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a b 4 Gaming
May 19, 2010 12:02:44 PM

300 is fine, although if you get into serious competitive gaming, under 100 is a must.
May 19, 2010 3:46:00 PM

art19 said:
my ping was around 300 on my cable conection and i play with no problem at all.

9 year-old bump? Why?
May 20, 2010 9:48:29 PM

tpnp said:
9 year-old bump? Why?


Because this may possibly be the oldest thread resurrection I have ever seen...ever. Funny to think the OP is now almost a decade older.
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