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Old 08-23-08, 04:00 AM   #5
henrybravo
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Default Re: ping question

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Originally Posted by buicks suck View Post
i just tested my connection with speed test.

i get 1722 kbps for upload and a ping of 119.

my question is why is the ping so high? is that the same ping i'd have if i were to play quake 3 over the net?

any answers would be appreciated=] i'm quite concerned.
Don't base your latency on just one site. If that site was saturated during the time of your test, or it is excessive network hops away from you, it will affect your ping times. Ping other sites and see what you get. Many sites don't respond to ping, but www.yahoo.com, your DNS servers, www.google.com, etc, are good tests.

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