Playing PC games online good side bad side, what internet speed and more


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Playing PC games online good side bad side, what internet speed and more
 

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And?? Is this a question??
 

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You need to have good internet speed, latency is what can ruin online gaming
 

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So what i interpret you're asking is something along the lines of, "New to playing online games, Can you tell me some of the good and bad things about playing online, What kind of internet speed and other things are important whilst doing so?.
Okay so yeah, Some good things, You can have some of the most amazing times online with the "lads", Even better if you know some of them personally in real life, always adds more fun that way too.
Competitive gaming can be fun as well depending on if you're into that.
Progressing up the ranks or tiers, unlocking new equipment or just barebones improving you're overall skill.
Bad things,
Online gaming communities can be pretty toxic, Reason i dont play much CS anymore is due to most of the people you get teamed up with are all flaming and making crazy noises down mic's and finding a good team at random without being premade can be an absolute nightmare.

Internet wise, A good speed is helpful for sure, More importantly the latency eg "Ping" is something to look at, a ping of say under 60ms will be "fine" i'd say, Its not great but it isn't terrible, Anything over 60ms and you'll probably start to notice people being a little split second ahead of you in certain scenarios, Anything between 1-20 is ideal and v v good, 20-40 would be pretty decent as well, 40-60 is the least i would accept before calling it quits, Anything higher isn't for me, But everyones different.
Also another thing to look at would be packet loss% , This is something most would only look at if they were noticing lag issues or more of a freeze and go type thing.
A high VAR% can also negatively impact online gaming but again, Most don't even look at this unless there is an issue so i'd suggest the same with VAR% and Packet Loss%


Hope this helped a bit, Any other questions feel free to ask :D
 

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You can base your decisions on these up-to-date facts. In the USA the average download speed is 35 Mbps (megabits per second) (not megabytes). The average upload speed in the USA is 5 Mbps. If your connection up/down is similar then online gaming will work just fine. It doesn't matter whether you are using DSL or Cable (IF) those speeds are similar to what you are getting now.

In both Windows 10 and Windows 11 there is an Ookla Speed Test App free in (Microsoft Store) that works great (in most cases) for all of us. Or, you can visit their web page from most anywhere in the world and test your speed: Speedtest by Ookla - The Global Broadband Speed Test

I am fortunate that I have access to Gigabyte Internet. Some folks have 900-1000 Mbps for both up/down speeds with their service, depending on where they live in the world.

This is what I get with my Gigabyte service with Comcast aka Xfinity which is cable Internet.

Note: Mbs equals Megabytes Per Second. Mbps equals Megabits Per Second. Megabytes Per Second is the transfer speed of data when we download files from the Internet or copy files from a Flash Drive or any other external device (SSD, Mobile Phone etc.) to or from our internal drives in our computers.
 

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Professional gaming has exploded in the past decade and has now become a feasible means of earning for countless people across the world. However, unlike powerful video gaming consoles, most old-age desktops or laptops aren’t optimized to match up to the requirements of the latest high-end PC games. Hence, your computer may start to lag and result in high in-game ping (latency problems) while playing graphically demanding PC games like Grand Theft Auto V, PUBG, Final Fantasy XV, etc. As a result, the speed of your games and overall gaming experience suffers.
I wanted to know how do the game optimizer and game booster help with this?
 

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Professional gaming has exploded in the past decade and has now become a feasible means of earning for countless people across the world. However, unlike powerful video gaming consoles, most old-age desktops or laptops aren’t optimized to match up to the requirements of the latest high-end PC games. Hence, your computer may start to lag and result in high in-game ping (latency problems) while playing graphically demanding PC games like Grand Theft Auto V, PUBG, Final Fantasy XV, etc. As a result, the speed of your games and overall gaming experience suffers.
I wanted to know how do the game optimizer and game booster help with this?
I personally wouldn't touch any "game optimizer" or "fps booster" with a 20ft pole. If you're going down that rabbit hole, Chances are you're trying to play something you're pc is not. There isn't really any way around the requirements for said games and they are what they are for a reason i guess. Without a dedicated GPU that is sufficient, Any of these methods are pretty much a waste of time and if you have a gpu good enough, well then you wouldn't be looking at optimizers etc in the first place.
None of the games listed are actually demanding to be fair, Consoles are cheap by comparison, Not that powerful by comparison to new top end pc's but none the less very good bits of kit for the plug and play user( Sometimes i wish i was, PC's can sometimes be head frying lol, Also you cant spend hours fiddling with graphics settings for the perfect balance of quality and fps, which is a great thing to have, But often can make things more complicated than the good old plug and play console.
 

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I personally wouldn't touch any "game optimizer" or "fps booster" with a 20ft pole. If you're going down that rabbit hole, Chances are you're trying to play something you're pc is not. There isn't really any way around the requirements for said games and they are what they are for a reason i guess. Without a dedicated GPU that is sufficient, Any of these methods are pretty much a waste of time and if you have a gpu good enough, well then you wouldn't be looking at optimizers etc in the first place.
None of the games listed are actually demanding to be fair, Consoles are cheap by comparison, Not that powerful by comparison to new top end pc's but none the less very good bits of kit for the plug and play user( Sometimes i wish i was, PC's can sometimes be head frying lol, Also you cant spend hours fiddling with graphics settings for the perfect balance of quality and fps, which is a great thing to have, But often can make things more complicated than the good old plug and play console.
Thank you for helping me out.
I have tried these game booster but they didn't give me enough performance in gameplay. I think i should go with you and should look for a GPU that might be work for me.
 

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