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http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info13581-LeatrixLatencyFix.html
I use this it doesn’t do a huge amount but there is a noticeable difference I’m sure it will help some more than others. Took me form about 90/100 ping down to about 68/78 ping.

i think thats a .exe that does the reg edits.
i downlaoded it and didnt instal it yet and pressed the checker button.
it gave me back a window saying its already installed.
i only applied the reg edits manually on the computer im on now.
i also asked the person from who the comp is and hes a noob with computers so he didnt do it as he didnt even know what the words ping and latency ment
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Can i also say that if your on ADSL you can get interleaving turned off which will knock 15-20ms off. I had mine turned off and my ping went from 30 to 15 on speedtest.net smile.gif
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Can i also say that if your on ADSL you can get interleaving turned off which will knock 15-20ms off. I had mine turned off and my ping went from 30 to 15 on speedtest.net smile.gif

can you add the steps how you did it?
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can you add the steps how you did it?

You just have to contact your ISP and ask them smile.gif
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post #25 of 49
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Maybe you should do some reading guy...Your computer or better yet the operating system dictates at what rate and how information should be sent. If you change the part of that system that governs info being received and sent you can gain different results.
The exact process I'm talking about is called Nagle's Algorithm (TcpAckFrequency) this is exactly what your altering to get slightly better ping.
So before you pop off with comment that you have no idea about, maybe read a little from time to time before judging someone else's post.
This is not a debate, this is not a lets bash an idea, this is a how to for people. You cant tell me it cant be done cause i have done it plenty of times with positive results. Read the artical genius.
Proof is in the link I provided use it or not up to you.

Hey man, sorry for sounding like a smug prick. I honestly didn't read the article because I thought it was about something completely different. I'm familiar with Vista/7's "autotuning" tcp window, and it definitely can change things for some people, for better or worse. My apologies once again! Thanks for sharing the info and hopefully no offense taken. Take care!
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Hey man, sorry for sounding like a smug prick. I honestly didn't read the article because I thought it was about something completely different. I'm familiar with Vista/7's "autotuning" tcp window, and it definitely can change things for some people, for better or worse. My apologies once again! Thanks for sharing the info and hopefully no offense taken. Take care!

Not a problem bro it happens. I just wanted to help out some fellow gamers and post my little how to I found for the OCN peeps.

Thanks for clarifying.

Also, I will add more to the how to here if there is other stuff to reduce your ping. Maybe we can even get this thread as a sticky. thumb.gif
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post #27 of 49
I'm not sure if this is an obvious one, but something you can add is to make sure that your router is plugged into the master socket of your house (The point where the line first enters your house). That will reduce ping time and also increase your upload and download speed. There is still alot of people out there that have their routers in their bedroom etc and it annoys me. I'm not sure if it applies to cable but it definitly does to ADSL.
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post #28 of 49
It works and drops ping around 50-100ms. It is well known among MMO players like WOW, AION etc.
Almost all of us using it.
It's called Leatrix Latency Fix and there is another one which called Ping Enhancer. Both of them disable Nagle's Algorithm and works better than a charm.
Go google it and install it. Easy and safe. You can also remove it in case you don't like or smth.

http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info13581-2.0.2.0.html
http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info16336-PingEnhancer.html

I recommend the second one. Both of them tweak those registries automatically. It's easier than do it manually.
It works with all online games not just for WoW. Enjoy
Edited by Anarion - 2/7/12 at 3:16am
post #29 of 49
Don't know if this is the right way to do it but tried with pingtest.net, 10 runs before and after the reg edit.

before: ping 10,1
after 9.9

with speedtest the diffference went from 22ping to 19...

Not sure if this was an idiot test but had to try anyways. Still interesting there was a difference after the edit
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post #30 of 49
You will see big difference in games. In my situation in AION EU servers my ping from 200ms went down to 90ms. It's a huge improvement. Anybody who plays Aion and WoW can confirm this. Although this works in all online games. It works better than a charm and in AION's official forums its a sticky thread. Dunno for WoW's forums.
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