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Old 08-22-2006, 04:25 AM   #1
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Test your connection/ping around the world

I was supposed to make this into its own thread but stuffed up and put it in the CS thread. So I'm gonna try a second time and see if I can get it right!


This is a pretty damn cool site. Just go to it and move the box around to the part of the world you want to know what your ping will be if you connected there to play. It also gives you your upload and download rate. If it looks too high then try it again cause you may have gotten a netsplit thingie bump type stuff.

My server is located in Adelaide, Australia. So if you ever wondered what your ping would be if you connected to my server, that would be it. Heres my pings to the US servers-

265 ms Seattle, WA
239 ms Los Angeles, CA
244 ms San Francisco, CA
286 ms Dallas, TX
356 ms Chicago, IL
301 ms Atlanta, GA
321 ms Washington, DC


Dont even ask me for my ping to europe. Its like an extra 100.


http://www.speedtest.net/
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Old 08-22-2006, 05:36 AM   #2
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London 88 ms
New York 140 ms
Adelaide 395 ms

I have no idea what that means.
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Old 08-22-2006, 05:59 AM   #3
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It means you're good to go except for Adelaide. Pretend 100ms in ping speak is like...0.5-1second delay or so in fps shooting.
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Old 08-22-2006, 06:00 AM   #4
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delay doesn't matter when you team kill LOLZ
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Old 08-22-2006, 09:48 AM   #5
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Very True! 8D

There's no servers in Ontario Canada. So I guess i'm using NY?

50ms Chichago, IL
64ms New York, NY
83ms Dallas, TX
112ms Sanfrancisco
164ms London
231ms Auckland, NZ
293 Singapore
316 Adelaide

End result: No u.
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Old 08-22-2006, 11:36 AM   #6
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Pretend 100ms in ping speak is like...0.5-1second delay or so in fps shooting.
Ping isnt that bad. I remember playing Quake1 on dial up and having a 400 ping about. yet it was smooth with almost no lag.
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Old 08-22-2006, 12:46 PM   #7
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Nono.. Ping doesnt really make your game jerky. It makes it unplayable. Lets say you're running along and you're shooting something. You SWEAR TO GOD you shot him about 5 times yet the guy has no damage and you're dead. This is because your bullets took 3 seconds to get to the guy, and by then he'd already moved and you were dead but you didnt know it till about 3 seconds later when your connection told you that you're dead. Thats what ping is.
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Old 08-22-2006, 03:41 PM   #8
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AHHH-HAA!!! now i know y i couldn't kill anyone!

i thought i was just incredibly terrible!(i think i am incredibly terrible though)
stupid snipers would wait more me around the corner so when i walk out of a door i die!
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Old 08-22-2006, 08:37 PM   #9
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I play on servers where sniper rifle is removed. The weapon is just too bloody cheap and turns every round into a camp fest. Boring.
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Old 08-22-2006, 09:24 PM   #10
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I remember playing on some Japanese servers on Kaillera with like 2-3 second lags (hadn't the foggiest what ping was) and still won lol.
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Old 08-22-2006, 10:28 PM   #11
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I remember playing GUNZ and whenever I knew I shot the guy atleast 50 times, he gets the ping out error above him. If you have high ping on GUNZ, it can work for and against you. But it sucks for the ones without Dialup. We play in real time, and the delayers get to float in the air.
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Old 08-22-2006, 10:49 PM   #12
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yes i used to play gunz but i dont know y i always stop playing when i get to lvl 15!
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Old 08-22-2006, 10:58 PM   #13
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You know, this has me wondering now. How does the US and Europe connect? Internet wise.
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Old 08-22-2006, 11:02 PM   #14
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through the magic that is the internet of course!
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Old 08-23-2006, 12:23 AM   #15
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Seattle 50ms
Frisco 34ms
LA 46(which is really weird since I live 45 minutes from there)
London 145
Sydney 168
Moscow 144

I guess thats not too bad. But, the LA and Bay area is really weird I live really close to LA and its just weird that San Fran is 7 hours away from me but got better speed results.

Oh Adelaide 213...
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