I have unplayable lag for the past 5 weeks, I am a semi-professional CS:GO player. I make income from playing this game and it requires a constant and spike free connection. I have around 350 down and around 35 upload. The speeds are completely fine but all games are unplayable. I will "rubber-band" which is essentially teleportation constantly. I bought a gaming router the xr300 from netgear as I heard the Hub 3.0 was awful for gamers but I have had no luck. I am very close to just buying BT as i never had this issue before with them. If anyone has any last ditch attempts, id love to hear them.
If you're making money from on line gaming, then why put up with VM's latency prone connection regardless of the current problems? With perseverance and patience you'll stand a very good chance of getting the rubber banding fixed, but the technology of cable means that you'll have a 5ms penalty on average latency against an Openreach line, AND you'll have regular 20-30ms spikes on top of those. And for gaming you only need what, 10 Mbps down and 5 Mbps up? For most of us, that latency penalty on cable is tolerable because we're not gamers or (as in my case) not good enough for it to make a difference, but sounds different for you.
Here's my VM connection "working as normal" - red is where it is off on an overnight timer, compared to a relative's £30 a month FTTC Openreach connection (for a small village in the middle of nowhere):
As a gamer, which would you rather have?
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