Forum discussion tagged with Ping.
  1. D

    Question Unusual connection issues; connection quality crumbles and only when gaming.

    My internet connection vastly deteriorates when entering a game and has some unusual behaviour. I'm going to use League of Legends as an example as that is the game I've been really testing this experience on. My network works perfectly on all devices, including this PC. Surfing the web is...
  2. N

    Question Unable to solve packet loss/ping spikes

    Hey guys, I've been experiencing ping spikes and packet loss for about 2 years now and I'm at a loss for what to do. I have had countless tech visits and they always say we fixed the issue, I tell them no you didn't, they say my levels look good and their reading looks fine, then they try to...
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    [SOLVED] How to get low latency?

    Now im from Mozambique and in games servers i play in the middle east, getting an average 160ms ping, but this guy claims he is from south africa, and gets 60ms ping View: now i tried asking him how he gets low latency but he is to cool to...
  4. Chipyx

    Question Discord/Teams causing ping jitter ?

    Dear THF, I just created my account here in hope of further possible troubleshooting regarding a strange networking problem. Problem: Discord/Microsoft Teams/(STARFACE) is causing high ping spikes/jitter. This shows as randomly repeated 0,2-0,5 second ping of 1000 or higher. The packet itself...
  5. B

    Question Ping a network printer

    Hi, Can a Windows user ping a printer in the same network even though the user has restricted access on that network printer in the Windows Active Directory? Thank You
  6. Jamry

    Question How can I get a stable ping for Online Mobile Games on my Wifi?

    I have a decent internet speed and ping when playing on my PC since it is connected to the network switch. However there are some games that I play with friends using my Smartphone like Wildrift: League Of Legends which I play via WIFI. The problem is that it always flunctuates to like 999ms I...
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    [SOLVED] what is the best setting for network buffer?

    I play valorant on the Eu server and i always get 180+ ping (im from Mozambique) and there is a "Network Buffering" option, which should i select, "Minimum, Moderate, Maximum"? like what would be best?
  8. DirtySZN

    Question Packet loss for over 10+ MONTHS!

    So as the title says, I have literally been struggling/dealing with packet loss for over the last 10+ months.. I am not going to sit here and complain to you guys on how mad and frustrated I am at my home networking situation as I can’t do my competitive gaming or stream and make extra income...
  9. I

    [SOLVED] Can a super fast internet decrease ping?

    Im from Mozambique and extremely fast networks aren't possible here, and in most online games due to no close server i always get 180ms+ ping on Eu servers, but i wonder if i get a 44tb/s (terabytes) network speed, will that decrease my ping? to maybe anything bellow 100? (please don't give me a...
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    [SOLVED] Why is putting a server so hard?

    I play Valorant and im from Southern Africa (Mozambique), and i play with 160ms on Barhain server, the valorant team has said they have plans for South African players but nothing came up, and im wordering why is it taking so long or why is it so hard, is it money? Covid? Not enough people...
  11. M

    Question Issue with ping in online games

    When I am playing games such as Rocket League, Apex Legends and Minecraft I get ping over 100 which doesn't sound bad but is. I have done many ping tests on cmd which result in under 10 ping consistently. My brother doesn't have any issues playing the same games as I do even though I am using a...
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    Question High ping spikes when playing video games

    Wired network problem Hello, recently i started having problem with 1 second ping spikes / lag spikes once every few minutes. I was having this problem last year but then we upgraded the net speed from 3 mb/s to 15 mb/s and the problem looked like solved. However now like 3 months later it...
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    Question Ping spikes when playing games and slow at random times

    So I recently built my new PC and i am now realizing ping spikes in games like valorant and rocket league. My ping randomly jumps to 70-90 and sometimes 100-140 but before this PC i had a gaming laptop which has not issues like that. But this issue doesnt happen when no one else is on the...
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    Question Connecting To Johannesburg Instead Of Melbourne

    Hey fellas, I've run into an issue when automatically connecting to matchmaking servers after fiddling around with the "hosts" file located in: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc A few games with automatic server selection are having trouble recognising that I live in Melbourne and not South...
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    Question My computer gets a network-related ping spike approximately every minute. Does anyone know how I could fix this?

    The ping spikes make it hard to play online games like CSGO because I'll keep having lag spikes and dying. This problem started about a week ago. Some days there are ping spikes, some days there aren't. I don't remember installing anything new. I'm thinking that it might be some type of virus...
  16. R

    Question Experiencing ~1.5 second audio latency on communications involving an internet connection

    I've been trying to diagnose this issue for some time now. I have tried different PC's, different communication platforms, different headsets (USB, BT, etc.), different types of connections to my network (cat6, Wi-Fi), I've even upgraded my router to AX3000. No matter what I seem to do I...
  17. oolongtea_

    Question Why does my ping and cpu spike up when I play games?

    AMD Ryzen 3 3100 4-Core 3.6 GHz (3.9 GHz Turbo) CPU Processor | 500GB SSD GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 4GB GDDR6 Graphics Card | 8GB DDR4 3000MHz Gaming Memory | Windows 10 Home 64-bit A320 Motherboard 802.11AC Wi-Fi I bought my computer 4 months ago and it was running fine. I used to play...
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    Question constant ping spikes

    hello, recently ive started getting constant ping spikes in game, sometimes they also occur when i ping an ip aswell, ive tried it both in normal mode and safe mode to be sure that its not on my end, ive gotten a new ethernet cable, ive switched different ports, (which fixed it for a few hours)...
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    Question Ping/latency spikes seemingly out of nowhere on ethernet

    Hello, around January 1st, I have noticed during online gaming sessions that I would occasionally, and sometimes frequently, get ping spikes for a few seconds when before going back to normal. For example, in League of Legends, I would get around 17ms-18ms at all times, while now it fluctuates...
  20. grubbyhat1

    Question Download speed unbelievably slow and very high ping but my upload speed is fine. They all go back to normal at night. Why?

    Apologies my first post is a question. Im with TalkTalk and on a fibre plan. Promised 70mbps down. Testing with various different sites, ofcom and ookla, getting around 2mbps down 110ms and 18mbps up. At night roughly 2am it goes back to normal 20ms and 70mbps. Im through Ethernet and I'm not...
  21. T

    Question Ping high in games after new PC.

    Hello I recently built a new PC and I have been facing high ping in certain games since new PC was up and running. Used to get 5 ping on my local server in CSGO and Dota2, now each server has ~+30 ping, and some servers are now unplayable as my ping is now ~100 from usual 60-65. On my old system...
  22. Baggedblue70

    Question Different ping times

    Why are my ping times so different to the same IP address/domain name when I run a speed test (5ms) and command prompt (117ms)?
  23. M

    [SOLVED] Does VPN slow your connection down?

    My girlfriend got a job recently and she has to do it home office. With this, she's using a VPN to use the company's system and all. For now, it's just training and she's on a call on Microsoft Teams with a lot of people. Maybe that can be the cause, but anyway. On my PC, I've been experiencing...
  24. i__t_i_r_e_d

    [SOLVED] High ping on one PC but good ping on another ?

    Recently I got a second hand gaming laptop and I've been getting issues with my ping despite having good wifi. On my other computer the ping is still good and so is the internet. As soon as I open a game like (ex: Valorant), everything else using internet buffers and lags. I've tried every tip...
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    Question My Wi-Fi is very fast, and I have a very good PC, but my ping is extremely high.

    I have a good PC alongside good Wi-Fi, and websites are usually extremely fast, however my ping in online video games is astronomical. Whenever I join a game my ping slowly crawls up from about forty to more than four-hundred. This started abruptly, and I do not know why. Extra info: I run...
  26. OMGItsTrauma

    [SOLVED] AT&T not giving the low latency I expect

    I have fairly decent fiber internet from at&t but for some reason it has some really bad latency issues. For example , if I am playing a game such as League of legends or Rainbow Six: Seige I could have an average of maybe 30-60 ping but thing thing is there is a constant spike in that putting...
  27. J

    Question Random ping spikes on ethernet connection at dorm

    I am living in a dorm at my university, and whenever I try to play any games, every 5 minutes or so, I will time out and it will kick me from the game. At the same time, my discord ping will shoot up to 5000, but if i leave the channel rejoin, it fixes itself before repeating again. I'm hooked...
  28. K

    Question Ethernet/WiFi problems

    In the last week or two, I have been getting from 200-400 ping, depending on the game. It happened after my dog chewed up my Ethernet cord, so I got a new one. Before she chewed it up, I had no wifi problems. In the time before I got another Ethernet, my WiFi was terrible. I got another Ethernet...
  29. TheJJBman11

    Question Download and upload speed high but ping fluctuates!

    Hi guys, I've just moved into my uni accommodation and have noticed a few issues with the wifi. To my knowledge the landlord shares one router between 4 hours totalling 25 people. The router isn't in my house and we merely have 1 wifi booster which is located at the further point from my room...
  30. R

    [SOLVED] My ping spikes whenever some other user uses the internet

    Hello, So my problem is that my ping is usually 40-70 ms, and if I'm the only one using the internet in my house, my ping remains relatively low and stable. But whenever somebody connects to my router and browses the internet (Youtube, Twitter, Streaming... etc) my ping spikes to 900-1000 ms...
  31. csgoplayer471

    [SOLVED] Glitchy CS:GO but ping is 19ms

    Hello. My CS:GO is so glitchy and I can guess by looking at this the problem is caused by ping. My ping is 19ms. I was using wifi internet by wifi adapter but then I knew Its not good for gaming, now Im using a cable and CS:GO is still glitchy. I did internet speed test and It shows my internet...
  32. J

    [SOLVED] router can't ping but laptop can and WAN port unplugged

    I have a TP-LINK TL-WR940N router. The topology of my network is router A->router B -> router C. This particular router in question is B. I used a Lenovo laptop G40-45 running Windows 10 1909 64 bit to connect to it via an ethernet cable. There are two problems: 1. WAN port parameters are...
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    Question My ping is spiking and not going down.

    I first reset my router the first time it happened. Then it fixed but after about 20 minutes it spiked to 100 ping and didnt come back down. I have Ethernet No one is on the internet because its 2:00 am My "normal" average ping 31
  34. A

    [SOLVED] Ping spikes to thousands.

    Ping keeps spiking to thousands every few seconds when gaming. My laptop is a HP da-2017nx, 64-bit operating system My router is Nokia G-240W-B. My other laptop barely spikes and not to the extent that it reaches thousands. Ethernet is not available. I tried to run a ping test to google and...
  35. MilkmanEternal

    Question My Ping Spikes wildly from 60ms - 600ms in discord and when gaming, SOS please help.

    My Computer isnt plugged directly into the modem but i have a ethernet socket in my room, up until recently my connection wasn't that bad but now my ping is absolutely horrendous, most games say i have some sort of connection problems and im not sure if it has something to do with my ISP or...
  36. T

    [SOLVED] 4g Broadband Ping Issues

    Hi, I live in a rural area and because of this copper cables was my only way of receiving broadband and I was right at the end of the exchange meaning I was only receiving about 3mbps. However, my ping was around 20 when playing online games. I have since moved to a 4g unlimited plan with...
  37. C

    Question Will this product solve my wifi problems?

    Hey guys, so i have been recently having WiFi problems as my internet is on the other side of the house to where my PC is located in my room. My house isn't massive and i get a decent connection from my room when no one else is using the WiFi, but as soon as someone watches Netflix or you tube...
  38. hrishiten

    [SOLVED] Why does my ping spike up on laptop while gaming when other devices at my home use WIFI?

    So earlier I used to play using WiFi on my PC and had to ask everyone else at home to refrain from using WiFi as it would generate ping spikes. A friend suggested me to use Ethernet connection to solve this ping issue. Yet, even though my laptop is connected to Ethernet the ping spikes upto...
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    Question Ping hidden in game while using ethernet!

    Hi I recently bought an ethernet cable. I was using wifi with the help of a wifi extender till now to access internet as my pc is far away from my router. When I started using the ethernet cable I saw no problems and jumped into a game of battlefield. But for some reason my ping is hidden while...