Why do people ALWAYS assume that their connection is better

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#1  Edited By TheLastNeo

I freakin get so annoyed by people who are like.. yo... how about that lag... or .. .gg, too bad you were laggin, etc 
 
I pay 70 bucks a month for the highest speed my shitty cable company will give me which is 20 meg down, and 5 up , and i do check it regularly to see where im at, and its usually not too bad... 
 
I just checked... 
 

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So screw you random internet jerk...
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#2  Edited By lordofultima

lol, I never blame it on the other person's connection, unless it's Stang, stupid ass Antarctica. Generally, I know my internet provider is ass. I pay as much as you but get like 7 megs down, 1 up. It's been hindering my ability to play an online game at all recently, so I'm thinking of switching to AT&T U-Verse. 
 

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#3  Edited By JJOR64

YES, SOME ONE ELSE HAS TO SUFFER FOR USING CHARTER WITH ME!!!!!!!!!!

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#4  Edited By Stang

Yeah, your connection def is not the problem. Latency is also a part of the puzzle though, great speeds does not always guarantee low ping with your opponent though.

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#5  Edited By TheLastNeo

yeah... 
 
still... 
 
if I didnt make it clear.. 
 
I fucking hate my ISP... worst Ever. 
 
They've screwed me so many times its not even funny, but my only other option is DSL, and im not going there... so im SOL

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#6  Edited By Stang
@lordofultima: No, I am just lag switching you! Only way I can win :(
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#7  Edited By Jeffsekai

My ISP is nice, but the actual internet is balls. Where I live apparently has all shit internet.

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#8  Edited By FluxWaveZ

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I gather this sucks pretty bad, huh?  Oh well, nothing I can do about that...    
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#9  Edited By OwnlyUzinWonHan
@lordofultima:  My dad works for a company that's a subsidiary of AT&T that sells U-Verse, so when you wanna take that dive...
I usually have a decent enough connection to where lag doesn't hinder everything, my only bad connection with a Giantbomb user is J0hnny.
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#10  Edited By lordofultima
@Stang said:
" @lordofultima: No, I am just lag switching you! Only way I can win :(   
That's why you play with your modem ducttaped to the top of the arcade stick, I knew something was up with that!
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#11  Edited By mrjared

LATENCY FIGHT!

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As far as I'm aware, this is the standard Comcast line here in the Bay Area. I have a lot of bandwith to play with and I run my Xbox on a DMZ, so when there's lag I can pretty much guarantee it's not on my end. Then again, SSF4 doesn't have the best netcode ever.
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The net connection is always a little bit faster on the other side of the lawn. 

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#13  Edited By c1337us

Just tested my sisters that I have been using the last few weeks while on holiday. 
 
Download: 0.76 Mb/s
Upload: 0.64 Mb/s
Ping: 93 ms

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#14  Edited By Lilja
@c1337us: Oh damn! That's some ancient connection.
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@lordofultima: Thats crazy. You get noticable lag with an 8meg connection? My horrible home net is like under 1meg download (there were building works which fucked the line - I pay for 16mb) but gaming is usually ok unless someone else jumps on the downloads or whatever. Should say my upload is like .3 too.
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#16  Edited By JJWeatherman

  Jeez, I ssem to have irregularly high upload speeds... 
 
Download: 19.38 Mb/s 
Upload: 17.94 Mb/s 
Ping: 31 ms

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#17  Edited By unclejohnny79

5 down 
1 up

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#18  Edited By gosukiller
@MrJared:  You're on! Crazy Dutch internets go go!

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#19  Edited By Computerplayer1

lol $70 a month? Are you mad?  For internet ALONE? Damn, son.
 
I get phone, internet, cable all for like $20 more a month. My connection certainly isn't the ridiculous speed you have (it's 15 down, 1 up) but I can't see much use for a faster connection yet.

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#20  Edited By Vade

Often it is.
 

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Derp. Infinite internests.
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#21  Edited By gosukiller
@Vade said:
" Often it is.
 
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    Derp. Infinite internests. "

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#22  Edited By TheLastNeo
@gosukiller said:

" @Vade said:

" Often it is.
 
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    Derp. Infinite internests. "

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Dude, Exactly!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
 
 
@Vade Where the hell do you live?  You must have fiber ..
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#23  Edited By jaycee13

9.81 down
0.33 up 
ping 84
 
why is my up so low?

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#24  Edited By Onigenko

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I just upgraded my internets, so I'm kinda happy to see even those numbers.
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#25  Edited By Scooper

I've got crappy download/upload speeds but that's just the UK. My ping is usualy much better I don't know what's going on here. I've had less then 5 ping in games like COD2, COD4, L4D ect. Maybe it's just the time of day.

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#26  Edited By Vade
@TheLastNeo:  Finland, 100 up and 100 down. Not that common yet though, I suppose Sweden and Japan have it better.
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#27  Edited By RavioliSumo

3down 1up. It's the best I can get in my neighborhood. 

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#28  Edited By dudeglove

Oh good god.... I don't play SSFIV, but these speed tests tell me I really shouldn't bother either. My adsl connection sucks ass.

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#29  Edited By Tennmuerti

Ingame lag has very little to nothing to do with your bandwidth.
Most online games require very very little thought output. Because only the most basic pure numbers data is being sent, such us your game inputs.
This isn't like streaming porn or downloading a game.
The biggest deciding factor is your latency (ping) to the server (or host in case of peer to peer connection).
This is also not necessarily the latency that Speedtest shows you as it uses the closes server to you, which is not the game server.

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#30  Edited By darkvare

i have 4 up and 1 down it works really nice

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#31  Edited By napalm

Mine is really bad...

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#32  Edited By TheLastNeo

The thing about the dude from last night was like.. yeah gg.. you should pay more $$ for your internet. 
 
Ironically, He was the host...  
 
 
Douche bag...

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#33  Edited By gosukiller
@TheLastNeo said:
" The thing about the dude from last night was like.. yeah gg.. you should pay more $$ for your internet.  Ironically, He was the host...    Douche bag... "
I don't see why you get so riled up by 'people' on the internet. He obviously has no idea what he is talking about.
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#34  Edited By DSTV

my internet is pretty good but when i play online it laggs like crazy most of the time....maybe its because im in nigeria and the servers are located too far away

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#35  Edited By TheLastNeo
@gosukiller: Meh, its what we do on the internet.. complain...    :)
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#36  Edited By Jeffsekai

I hate Canada, shitty internet

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#37  Edited By Scooper
@Jeffsekai said:
" I hate Canada, shitty internet "
Shitty internet is the least of your worries in Canada. Everyone from Canada is a hoser. Amirite, eh?
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#38  Edited By MarceloAbans

    

  http://www.speedtest.net/result/842117652.png    
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#39  Edited By J_Las_Vegas

You're better off doing a ping and jitter test rather than a speed test. 

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As regards the bandwidth, I have seen SSF IV use up to 1 Mb/s on upload when I've hosted 8 person endless lobbies.
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#40  Edited By Pinworm45

This thread makes me as a canadian Jealous. Our internet seems to be 4 times the price for 1/4 the speed. Ugh.

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#41  Edited By Chubbaluphigous

 [IMG]http://www.speedtest.net/result/842182462.png[/IMG]
 
I don't have the infinite internets, but with this connection and my PS3 DMZ'ed my connection is very fast and reliable.  It isn't my fault

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#42  Edited By AniMoney

    
this isn't bad I guess. I could probably get it a little better if I did it at a different time of day.
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#43  Edited By hockeymask27
@Pinworm45 said:
" This thread makes me as a canadian Jealous. Our internet seems to be 4 times the price for 1/4 the speed. Ugh. "
Yep Blame the CRTC. Not sure how but its there fault.
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#44  Edited By Jadeskye

              
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 I can download shit RUL fast. Shame about uploading >_> 
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#45  Edited By Pinworm45
@Hockeymask27 said:
" @Pinworm45 said:
" This thread makes me as a canadian Jealous. Our internet seems to be 4 times the price for 1/4 the speed. Ugh. "
Yep Blame the CRTC. Not sure how but its there fault. "
I blame Rogers and Bell. Both have a Duopoly and both are terrible, terrible companies.
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#46  Edited By MAST

Just because you have high-speeds, doesn't mean you are automatically going to have a smooth match. If the game is matching you up with someone from across the world, it's not going to matter how much you pay for your incredibly high-speed internet. You are still going to lag. The mistake your opponent is making is automatically assuming it's you, and not both of you. 
 
Whenever I have a laggy match. I just assume it's the games fault for matching me up with someone that's waaaaaayyy to far away. Because I know for a fact that I have good, high-speed internet, all my ports are open, my PS3 is set to DMZ, etc. It's the games fault, or my opponents fault, not mine. More then likely though, I figure it's the games fault. /shrug

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