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omg !! what is going on with ppl this year?!?! im leafing FOR real !!!
Lol this entire thread (and esp. that post thar^) has me smiling like a 10 year-old on xmas morning.

Upgrade ping? mwuhahah
"Ask your isp to move closer to you" <-priceless!


Sorry to OP... I'm not poking fun... but hey what an awesome question.
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Na he linked me to the forum where he posted and I read through it all, it seemed legit.
Show us the link then.
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post #23 of 65
I don't know if your ISP will do it

but you can ask for them to enable fastpath (aka turn off interleaving)

thats what i did.

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Originally Posted by Kaiga View Post

I have never heard of an ISP or anyone having a "ping profile" with an ISP before.
Well they do over here

example from my ISP (talktalk)


Edited by kylzer - 1/3/11 at 10:46am
post #24 of 65
could try messing with DNS servers. You ISP doesn't always give you the best one. So under TCPIP v4 settings you can enter a good DNS address. To know which one is better run something called DNS Benchmark Tool.
    
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Well you could always call them and ask them to move closer to you, ping is determined by how long it takes you to send data from one server to another so in essence the closer you are the faster or lower the ping would be"
hope i have room left that gets siged

EDIT: had to edit it a bit but its all good
Edited by 420Assassin - 1/3/11 at 10:48am
     
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post #26 of 65
It might actually be easier for you to link us to the forum you read all this on in the first place.
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I don't have the link hand but he did post up the ping profile enacted, I suspect it's fastpath, thanks for all of your help, I will phone my ISP tomorrow and ask them if they can enable fastpath, if they can't I will change to talk talk.
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post #28 of 65
From what I understand, comcast has a basic 'QoS'. (Basically their Voip and business classes get higher priority than residential internet)

I don't think they have it split up into segments for residential customers though?

and DSL the only thing I know of has already been mentioned. (fastpath)

QoS and error correction method (fast path) are probably the only software ways to improve latency.
    
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post #29 of 65
Fastpath usually halfs pings

well mine dropped from about 50 to mid 20s
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Talk Talk is a bargain basement ISP here the UK. My advice is to read up a little as there is a ton of info out there regarding connection & latency & ping. If you really want to kick your connection up a notch see who offers LLU or Fibre connectivity in your area. Is it you that pay your ISP bills ?

http://www.samknows.com/broadband/broadband_checker

Type your info into that link and it will tell you what is available in your area.
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