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So I noticed that my ping to google and my server jumped from 35~ to 70~.
It all started since I was messing around with my MTU and RWIN cause I was getting 0.30~% packet loss after switching from DSL to Cable. It's a 10/1 MB line. I am pretty sure it's a problem with my computer setting since doing a line test from DSLReports show no problem:

basic ping
10s of 40 byte packets, 2 per second 0% 34.0ms 35.6ms 43.6ms [pass]
pass
low bandwidth stream
10s of 512 byte packets at 56 kbit 0% 33.8ms 36.5ms 45.7ms [pass]
pass
medium bandwidth stream
10s of 512 byte packets at 128 kbit 0% 33.9ms 36.1ms 55.5ms [pass]
pass
higher bandwidth stream
10s of 1400 byte packets at 384 kbit 0% 35.4ms 38.1ms 56.8ms [pass]
pass
your first hop ping
stream of 40byte pings to 24.139.32.22 0% loss 27.0ms You are 7ms to your first hop

And here are my speed test before/after



Here's a tweak tester result:

1. Your Tweakable Settings
Receive Window (RWIN): 64492
Window Scaling: off
Path MTU Discovery: ON
RFC1323 Window Scaling: OFF
RFC1323 Time Stamping: OFF
Selective Acks: ON
MSS requested: 1402
TTL:
(less any hops behind firewall)
131
TTL remaining: 114
TOS flags:none set

2. Test Download
Actual data bytes sent:1024001
Actual data packets:733
Max packet sent (MTU):1442
Max packet recd (MTU):1442
Retransmitted packets:0
sacks you sent:0
pushed data pkts:36
data transmit time:2.489 secs
our max idletime:124.9 ms
transfer rate:378078 bytes/sec
transfer rate:3024 kbits/sec
transfer efficiency:100%
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So I noticed that my ping to google and my server jumped from 35~ to 70~.
It all started since I was messing around with my MTU and RWIN cause I was getting 0.30~% packet loss after switching from DSL to Cable.
Right there is your problem. While you may have a faster connection than what DSL is. You are now on a shared connection with your entire neighborhood. Your speed will also fluctuate.
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I feel like the word 'ping' and the site speedtest.net has really killed the realistic troubleshooting and understanding of how this interweb thing works.
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i hear ya, scottsee
People see oh my ping is high, what's wrong with my system/network. People just don't understand the purpose of ICMP.
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It wouldn't bother me as much if these places like speedtest would use the term rtt instead of ping. I don't remember the last time I had the chance to choose the destination of the my web server I wanted to use either.

I'm not saying the dude shouldn't get what he pays for, but every week three to four of these posts come up "why is my ping SO HIGH?" Well, it's because 75%+ of the United States are on broadband internet access, the info structure is pretty much maxed, the ISP instead of spending billions to upgrade are cutting data usages and charging more, and that's life.
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I only used speedtest as a example, I have manually pinged google before and after, before my ping to google was 35-40 and now it's 60-75. The same goes with my own server box that is hosted in Chicago.
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Again welcome to CABLE/Comcast.
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Right, it's average congestion. Same way that denial of service works. More traffic, slower speeds.. You can't do anything about it..
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Should have done a traceroute before and after to see the route your data takes to arrive at your destination. Simply because you live in the same house doesn't mean your data takes the same path between different service providers.
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Should have done a traceroute before and after to see the route your data takes to arrive at your destination. Simply because you live in the same house doesn't mean your data takes the same path between different service providers.
Yep. Increased traffic between your machine and the server your connecting to is likely the cause. This can cause your traffic to take a different path or suffer from longer queuing delays as it travels. Traffic tends to fluctuate throughout the day, being much higher at some times than others. Try testing it at the same time of day.
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