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A Question about Upload bandwidth, Latency and Gaming

va4leo

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So basically, I am presently on 1Mbps Upload (getting 1.04Mbps). I have the option of imcreasing this to 2.5Mbps. I was wondering, would I actually see an improvement in latency and in gaming generally, even though the game uses less than 100kbps?

Sorry if this has been asked before.
 
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It would not effect latency. Latency has nothing to do with your bandwidth.
 

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WOuld it improve the gaming though?
probably not unless you are running a gaming server or doing all the hosting from your Internet connection.
 

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WOuld it improve the gaming though?
downloading maps or connecting will see an improvment. but the coast is really what will justify the upgrade

nvm: saw its upload disregard my statement