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Posted 01 February 2010 - 15:38
Posted 01 February 2010 - 15:46
Posted 01 February 2010 - 15:50
Depends on what your upload is, the problem with dongles is it's usually to low to play games.
Posted 01 February 2010 - 15:54
Posted 04 February 2010 - 07:10
Posted 04 February 2010 - 07:16
This. You can get great speeds, but the latency is what will kill you.
3G is not good for online gaming because of latency.
Posted 04 February 2010 - 07:18
I use my 3G Dongle for online gaming and it is almost 2 years I have been using it. I Will tell you all details
more or less it is the same ping when I play UT3, UT2004, UT, HL, HL:CS, HL2:DM
Signal strength affect the ping dramatically.
I'm thinking about getting and external antenna and see if it helps. I also want to get an option globesurfer iii router.
Posted 04 February 2010 - 07:42
We will probably will have have to go with "3" or T-Mobile for the 3G Dongle itself, along with a external antenna obviously on the roof to get the best possible signal. Also, we will have a powerline network (internet uses electricity network) to get internet around the house with several booster along the way.
What would you gets reccomend in terms of routers?
Posted 04 February 2010 - 12:31
Posted 05 February 2010 - 07:13
Posted 05 February 2010 - 07:44
I've been using 3G to play internet games for a while. It depends on your provider and your connection, but it's been fine for me for everything but action games.
A booster antenna can help if your signal is questionable.
Posted 05 February 2010 - 08:03
Posted 05 February 2010 - 09:03
Guild Wars. The others are possible, but it really depends on your setup. I mean, 3g is a shared experience, so it depends on towers, signal quality, overall load...lots of things.
I live on a farm with relatively poor quality, so I don't even try the action games. If I lived in town I'm sure I'd have more to say on that.
On Verizon with an Alltel modem, so I can't vouch for any other ISPs of course. They're pretty damn good on my laptop in town, but my laptop isn't really good enough for action gaming.