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How fast for smooth gaming? 10mbps? 20mbps? Please advise!

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I've current got Verizon FIOS (5mbps download/2mbps upload). I get lag every time I play Madden 08. Anyway, I'm going to upgrade it to at least 10mbps download/2mbps upload. Will that be fast enough, or should I upgrade to 20mbps/5mbps? I don't want to lag!
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First Son
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Re: How fast for smooth gaming? 10mbps? 20mbps? No lag!

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i dont have madden 08 but cod4, i have 2mbps download and it runs just fine
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10 Mbps and 20 Mbps is monster! Even 2 Mbps is good enough for online gaming.

 

I got 8 Mbps connection, by the way.

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its probably not your connection,  EA's servers suck ....
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It's EA's servers.  Don't bother spending anymore money on speed.
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lol i was online perfect on 512kpbs a year ago. Now im running at 3Mpbs... seriously online games don't need that much bandwidth. Ping matters a whole lot more then your bandwidth for online games.
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I'm wireless, but it says 90% connection usually. I use a stataic ip and opened dmz. I can't determine whether I need to increase my connection  speed or if it's just madden. My friends says his runs smooth almost all the time.
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before i had fios(15/2), i had regular dsl with about 700kbps download speed and i never lagged, now i obviously dont either, but you get the point

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TheRazor375 wrote:
lol i was online perfect on 512kpbs a year ago. Now im running at 3Mpbs... seriously online games don't need that much bandwidth. Ping matters a whole lot more then your bandwidth for online games.

My ping is about .3 - .4 ms I think ... is that bad?

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Actually nevermind, my ping is about .4 - .6 ms
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