What are the effects of a high ping value?

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How high of a ping value is acceptable? Lately, when I test it, I have been seeing results in the 110-120 range. I haven’t really noticed any problems though.

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tswayne
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Lower is better, and yours is slightly on the high side for a broadband connection. Really, unless you start getting a ping of 150+, you are not going to see many ill effect, and even then the impact will probably be minimal, depending on what you are doing. I guess at that point if you were gaming online with other people it could cause issues, or perhaps the latency could be a problem with VoIP calls. As long as there is no significant packet loss and jitter isn’t excessive, you shouldn’t notice many ill effects.  

johanaparker
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Ping time can vary so much according to factors outside your control. I typically see a lot of variation on wireless connections, which I consider normal.

jimlynch
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If you aren't noticing problems then I wouldn't worry about it. Chances are everything is fine.

Sarva Cute
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High ping is as a result of short distance between the ping and the server. Also, high ping is produced when there is a fault in the house wiring. Ping is measurement of how fast the link to the game server the player has. If you have high ping when playing online game,You can try playing another online game.If the same problem occurs.Reset the Modem ....Un plug the connections,then plugin.You can check the ping using the methods below before playing the game and while playing the game...sure you can find is the problem in connection or in the website.You can check the Ping of the Internet Connection easily...To check Local LAN Connection Ping by using the Following method

GO to start->run->cmd->Ping ip-address or you need to check Ping for website from your computer means you can reach here Whoisxy.com and do the Ping test for yahoo,Google etc...

 

So , Lower ping is fine . It   shows good  internet connection .

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