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  1. 2 points
    So i applied the setting and my kd went up from 2.46 to 2.53 and i also drop my first 100 bomb. The game is playing 10x better for me
  2. 2 points
    @Glazeko trust me buddy this is in dummy form 😅😂
  3. 1 point
    All I can say is everyones connection is different. Might work for some but not for others. Shame it didn't work for me.
  4. 1 point
    This is what i used. Had to dm someone for help lol.
  5. 1 point
    Netduma Alex

    Anti bufferbloat 20%

    It seems very short sighted of them given that gaming is such a big deal, however it's possible that ISPs are providing their own video-on-demand services which is what motivates them to prioritize video so much. It's also possible that most online gamers don't notice lag... Seems unlikely to me but i'm not most people.
  6. 1 point
    Newfie

    Anti bufferbloat 20%

    Reading through both links it’s definitely not linked just to BT but others too. I’m guessing due to the fact that streaming is very popular the ISPs have prioritised this. if this is true then I take it no matter what Router you have nothing will solve this issue.
  7. 1 point
    Netduma Alex

    Xbox One X & Party Chat

    Update probably going out today unless we run into any errors. This update will be the first of many more frequent updates. We're using a new system to relocate servers which is muuuch easier to use.
  8. 1 point
    Netduma Alex

    Anti bufferbloat 20%

    Sounds like ISP's might be running some kind of QoS to make sure that streaming video is prioritized, which on the face of it sounds like a good idea until you realize it's interfering with people's gaming.
  9. 1 point
    Hey guys, I've been lurking on these forums for a while now though this is only the second time I've posted. Let me start by saying thank you to anyone and everyone whom takes the time to read this, even if you don't know what to make of it, or haven't a piece of helpful information to put forward. Let me also say I have learned so much about networking and technology over the last 3 years searching for a resolution to my problem, and for that I am thankful because I truly am passionate about technology and learning about the underlying mechanics that drive it and even allow it to operate. But with that said, I should have come here sooner looking for help but I'm stubborn and tend to be impatient, and posting in a forum to wait forever for a response seems unattractive as I have had not great experiences with posting on forums in general and receiving help. I'm also autistic and tend to be more of an introverted recluse, so asking for help isn't something that comes easy for me. A brief foot note I'll add in an effort to be as through and helpful as possible. My services are internet only 300/300 symmetrical. Provider of course being Frontier. Network topology is very simple which is as follows, Alcatel Lucent i-211m-l ONT - Nighthawk XR500 - LAN. I've gone down the list of simple common sense troubleshooting recommendations you'd expect from anyone with even the slightest inkling into networking such as, eliminating the possibility of a bad Ethernet cable, running ping plotters to check for oddities in line activity, even doing line quality checks at dslreports.com, and to no avail. From all that I can tell with ping plotter line quality appears great as you'd expect on a fiber optic connection. I can share results of dslreports line quality test or ping plotter if requested, but again no indication as far as I can tell that anything is a miss. One thing I will say though that strikes me as odd, and having read extensively on NAT, especially enjoying the comprehensive and meticulously written article Badmodems has on the subject. Full Cone, Partial Cone, and Port Restricted NAT being the most common ways NAT is implemented, it confuses me that when I forward a port to say my phone to check if it's actually being opened, then do a port scan from say canuseeme, sometimes I get a LAN access from remote in the logs indicating to me that a connection to said port was at least attempted, sometimes I don't, but it never says on the other end that it was successful. It either always says connection timed out, or port closed. Even with NAT Filtering set to open. Which bothers me more than a little. I've also read a little about Teredo regarding Xbox and how Microsoft handles NAT and the implications of needing players to have the ability to connect to one another. I definitely have a few questions regarding that and possibly what Sony's version of Teredo is. My problem has followed me across two ISP's and two routers for three years now. First with spectrum using a Nighthawk R7000, and a Arris Surfboard cable modem I purchased to entirely eliminate ISP equipment from the equation. Now with Frontier Fios, an Nighthawk XR500 and a direct connection to an Alcatel-Lucent i-211m-l ONT. The common denominator being Netgear Nighthawk routers. The issue I'm experiencing is strange to say the least. Every device I own and use I experience "lag" or latency when using said device. A list of those devices includes an Xbox one X, PlayStation 4 Pro, Asus ROG Phone 2, Razer Phone 2, Dell Laptop, and many more I won't arbitrarily list. Suffice it to say it's anything and everything I use. Alongside a very high latency when using any of these devices is a strange phenomenon, where I feel like things on the screen are almost warping and changing size, almost the way say a scaling feature would work. And with that also comes this odd two dimensional quality everything from games to YouTube videos exhibit. To elaborate on that a little more, as a for instance when I am not experiencing the issue (which is very rare) things look amazing in games, be it on my ROG phone 2 playing PUBG Mobile, or on my PlayStation 4 Pro playing Call of Duty. It's like the textures are so alive with depth and detail and the colours appear so much more vibrant, intricate, and present. Strangely enough, I would describe the issue I have with audio in a very similar manner, where all the detail and nuance is gone. I can't hear enemy players in things like PUBG Mobile or Call of Duty for the life of me (literally lol) until it's too late or I'm dead. Sensitivity in games is also very inconsistent, and never feels the same. Whether it's the touch screen of my phone, keyboard and mouse, or a controller. YouTube videos appear pixilated and blurry almost, lacking in visual and audible information. Players in games like Blackout and PUBG Mobile are very difficult for me to spot. And distances are very difficult to gauge, where it seems like things on the map, be it players or objects, appear farther away than they should be. Things like my wingsuit in Blackout are consistently pixelated and fail to properly render in. And lighting and shadows are also very strange with things appearing darker than they should be sometimes, like shaded areas and inside of buildings. Sometimes I'll walk into a structure for instance, like long barn in Blackout right beside red barn, by wagers and silo and it will be dark and oddly lit and suddenly the lighting will change where I can see and it's lit up the way it should be. There are other oddities such as haptic feedback being horribly inconsistent across the board on every Android device I've owned in the last three years. And typing feels very slow and tedious, with what I would also describe as a "lag" or latency regarding the input of characters and haptic response to hitting a key. Again, when things are working properly the small percentile of the time they do, this is not the case and everything feels so responsive and it's effortless to type things out. And on a $1000.00usd phone sporting a Snapdragon 855+ , Adreno 640 GPU, Cortex A-76 architecture, and a prime core clock speed of 2,960 MHz, I would hope the very least I should expect to be a responsive keyboard lol ;D. Anyway I've rambled long enough, and apologize for being long winded. To anyone who reads this, let me thank you once again for doing so regardless of whether you have some helpful piece of wisdom to offer or not. I'm at my wit's end with this issue and it's causing me to go to some very dark places psychologically, so any help is most certainly appreciated. Again from the bottom of my heart, thank you.
  10. 1 point
    Yes that could absolutely give you those issues, regarding the weird routing I highly doubt it but changing your IP might help with that.
  11. 1 point
    Netduma Fraser

    XR500 port PC/PS4

    J'ai une PS4 normale et j'ai remarqué des ralentissements notables avec les derniers jeux et certains d'entre eux sont en solo donc ajoutez-y du multijoueur et je peux voir que c'est un problème. Si le PC va bien et que la PS4 ne l'est pas et qu'ils sont connectés au même routeur, je pense que c'est la console elle-même dans une certaine mesure. - I have a normal PS4 and I have noticed notable slow downs with the latest games and some of those are single player so add multiplayer to it and I can see that being an issue. If the PC is fine and the PS4 is not and they're connected to the same router then I would think it's the console itself to an extent.
  12. 1 point
    Netduma Fraser

    Geo-Filter Setup w/VPN

    I would do the VPN location because otherwise the ping may be further increased. If you're just doing it for protection then select the closest VPN server possible. That distance the ping increase probably isn't that high thankfully.
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