Originally Posted by CrucialNUG
Yes Ayman did have this problem. I will quote Ayman's very own post,
"The issue itself? Mouse movement is unresponsive/input lag, and when I touched the case of my PC etc. the lag would multiply and my mouse speeds would increase or decrease. Games were unplayable, aiming was impossible. My monitor quality decreased, my sound quality was bad, even with studio headphones."
He had the problem in desktop, BIOS, all games etc. Unfortunately it seems as though he has not looked back after fixing his problems by moving. But can you really blame him after suffering this issue for years? I would probably want to just forget that it is possible too, and go back to thinking like most folks do that power quality beyond the very basics has no affect on how computers function.
Give it a read through the comments there. There are some electrical engineers speaking about how a bad ground or similar issues can in fact affect a PC. A decent explanation for how a bad ground could cause this:
Desktop computers can tolerate as much as +/-10% variation in phase-to-neutral voltage, but they are quite sensitive to small changes in neutral-to-ground voltage. This is particularly true for newer computers whose logic circuitry may operate at less than one volt.
Now I am not saying that our grounding is the sole cause of this. However hopefully you can now understand that power issues can indeed affect the performance of a computer. There are others that have moved and fixed this issue, I have spoken to at least five. And there are many who have moved and seen no improvement. Some people like Ayman it took moving twice before he found a location where it worked properly. That is in line with my own experience- tried two other locations near me that have the same problem, and across town (in a much newer area) my gear ran perfectly. I did not have to wait a day or two to find out- I knew instantly whether it was fixed or the problem was still there. I am willing to evolve my understanding of this issue as new information presents itself. I am confident that a "bad ground" is not the source of our problems. It may not even be power quality in the traditional sense but something in these homes or areas cause some compounding affects that mess with devices.
I talked to him and asked him if he had delays in how the game works, enemies moving strangely in fps games, horrible hitreg, feeling of a broken and delayed game at all times.
Ayman says that furman power conditioner instantly helped 90% of his delay, that would be a proof that IN HIS CASE, it is electric, but i talked to people who have broken games and general lag on the desktop, furman and UPS Online among other things did ABSOLUTELY nothing, If it were electric, there would be an improvement that would be minimum 30% or more, what I saw happening was more than 10 people returning energy conditioners for return policies, others were unable to and had to sell.
He told me that the feeling of how the game works, hitreg, feeling of heavy play, he doesn't have it, it's not the same problem, I spent a lot of time talking to him.
Again, if I didn't have these symptoms in games, about hitreg, prefired enemies, broken game feeling, 60hz feeling, I wouldn't be here.
If you have any form of contact with him, ask him about these symptoms in the games, he never had.
Originally Posted by CrucialNUG
Now I am not saying that our grounding is the sole cause of this. However hopefully you can now understand that power issues can indeed affect the performance of a computer.
I believe that electricity can affect the computer, mouse, delays of this kind, BUT the way the game works, (all the symptoms I mentioned above) I don't believe that it is electricity, and neither isp, (after tested all isp's in my city including cell phone 4G network via USB)
In my case, I have evidence on that,