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Thread: Need help on picking an ISP for World of Warcraft gaming

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    Default Need help on picking an ISP for World of Warcraft gaming

    As per the title, my first concern is low latency for World of Warcraft gaming. I read on a post on the article "Best ADSL network for gaming" that a person said he was getting 165ms to a server in Paris on Afrihost, is this possible?

    So please give me your recommendation.

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    Its hard to monitor the latency, Because in wow when i raid and battleground the latency increases due to so many connecting to one area, But when i dungeon and quest and battleground on small battles grounds the latency is alot less. What is your normal latency and line speed? im on 1mb at home and i get around 200ms average

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    I am on Cell C at the moment, getting 260-300 usually. I am just tired of the random disconnects while playing, which is doubly frustrating while raiding...

    I used to have ADSL but cancelled it due to line theft (out of 12 months it was operational 5 months ), but I am moving end of the month to Randburg where it shouldn't really happen.

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    im in the randburg area besides my exchange getting knocked from the storms on the weekends i dont have a problem so you should be good. mweb offers alot for gamers and the speeds are really good. My Recommendation IS or MWEB

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    Default Need help on picking an ISP for World of Warcraft gaming

    Quote Originally Posted by b1nd3r View Post
    im in the randburg area besides my exchange getting knocked from the storms on the weekends i dont have a problem so you should be good. mweb offers alot for gamers and the speeds are really good. My Recommendation IS or MWEB
    Yep mweb's lines are consistant no random disconnects whatsoever

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    I have been playing wow for 2 years on Mweb ADSL without any issues at all...

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    I was with Afrihost for the better part of the year, but cancelled my account after they switched over to MTN. Latency was just too crappy. On a recommendation from a friend, I switched over to Plugg. And so far, I don't have any complaints. UK ping is around 185-195, and US ping is hovering around 334-338. (I'm using the 4mb uncapped account).

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    Hmm.... I haven't had any (if I had it would have been 2 or 3 ) disconnects on a 1mbps mweb account... And support wise they are the best

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    Cobus is depends what server you are playing on (EU , NA?) , but you are not going to get 165 ms even on a EU thats for sure. As JP said go for mweb, they are cheap, reliable , good customer support and just overall awesome. Got nothing but good things to say about them.

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