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Old 10-25-2015, 02:42 AM
 
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Well the more ppl who are on it the slower it might become...... (People playing those stupid online games (Wow,etc) and other stuff that uses our ISPs bandwidth)
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Old 10-25-2015, 09:19 AM
 
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Games use very little bandwidth, it's just a set of directions for lack of better term going back and forth. It's similar to how flash and other low bandwidth techniques for creating animations can work. With video if you were going to do an animation where you have a circle move across the screen each frame needs to be independent image, you need at least 10 frames per second for it to be smooth. A 5 second animation would be 50 images. With Flash you can just write a few lines of text instructing the flash player to draw a circle and move it from point A to point B. This is fractions of the bandwidth of one image let alone 50.

Games do require a fast connection because that little amount of data needs to move fast. If anything is slowing your connection speed down it will be video services, those by far take up the most bandwidth.
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Old 10-26-2015, 02:47 AM
 
Location: Diaspora
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Many things come into play for internet speed. Examples are the amount of people on at that time, your home connection, the speed you pay for, the speed you actually get, hardwire, wifi, server bounce (amount of servers it goes through to get to destination and back), where you are and nodes available, webpage design of the sites you are hitting, hardware issues, hardware storage refresh, etc.

http://www.broadbandmap.gov/
A Map of Every Device in the World That's Connected to the Internet
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Old 10-28-2015, 05:32 PM
 
Location: 10110001010110100
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Early in the morning the internet was running too slow and it makes me mad. It's working now. Often I have problems with the internet. Who else gets frustrated when the internet goes slow? I know I do for sure.
Internet has only one speed.

Actually, Internet content (sites) has no speed.

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Old 10-06-2016, 01:54 AM
 
Location: Northern Wisconsin
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yes, greatly. Im happy the slow Internet days of the '90 and early 2000's have passed. I just get annoyed by slow connectiom.
I also get annoyed by slow Internet connection. If it's weather related, especially a huge thunderstorm, rainstorm, snowstorm, then it doesn't bother me as much.

I just hate it when the Internet says, "Page can't be displayed, even if I have the connection on." And I use Google Chrome most often.
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Old 10-06-2016, 08:40 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Well the more ppl who are on it the slower it might become...... (People playing those stupid online games (Wow,etc) and other stuff that uses our ISPs bandwidth)
You are so judgy. "If you have nothing nice to say....."
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Old 10-06-2016, 09:02 AM
 
Location: Greensboro, NC
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I get irritated with the web page designers when that happens. Their pages have more baggage than a 19th century dowager on the grand tour and they end up looking just as slow and gaudy.
I second that! I can understanding having an attractive website, but some of them are becoming quite annoying. I miss the websites of the 90's.
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Old 11-01-2016, 02:39 AM
 
Location: NC
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Early in the morning the internet was running too slow and it makes me mad. It's working now. Often I have problems with the internet. Who else gets frustrated when the internet goes slow? I know I do for sure.
Not at all, you have not even experienced the slow days. I used to be on QuantumLink at 300 bps, todays "slow" doesnt have anything on that.
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Old 11-02-2016, 09:37 AM
 
Location: NC
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Well the more ppl who are on it the slower it might become...... (People playing those stupid online games (Wow,etc) and other stuff that uses our ISPs bandwidth)

ISPs would be lucky if most of their subscribers only played games, which use very little bandwidth. streaming is the bad news. Wow pushes a lot of packets per second indeed. streaming pushes MTU capped packets generally.
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Old 11-03-2016, 10:23 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Battlefield 4 uses less then 4% network bandwidth when playing online.
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