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VIVID 200 Gamer

Is VIVID 200 Gamer worth the extra as I already getting a steady 195mb download and 11mb upload

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bobm01 wrote:

Is VIVID 200 Gamer worth the extra as I already getting a steady 195mb download and 11mb upload


If you stream it absolutely is, I have it and it is great not having to do bandwidth calculations anymore for the max res to stream at and I no longer time limit how long I stream for. It also makes uploading game content to YouTube quicker.

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Are you still being throttled at peak times? I have vivid 200 and usually get about 210mb down 13mb up off peak but at peak times I get a download speed from 30-50mb.

Really annoying trying to update games at this time.

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bobm01 wrote:

Is VIVID 200 Gamer worth the extra as I already getting a steady 195mb download and 11mb upload


It really depends on what you are doing, others have pointed out streaming for some reason but if you are getting a steady 195mbps I don't see how you would benefit from it from that point of view.

It's mainly the Upload speed you are looking for when gaming when you have a UP/DOWN ratio like that but again if you are the only "Gamer" in the house you really don't need the extra 8+ Mbps.

But again it all depends on what you are using Upload speed for you don't need a 20mbps Upload to play any current games for example games like Dayz, H1Z1, Arma are some of the games I can think of which benefit from a high upload speed but still don't require 20mbps.

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