5,351 Miles Away from Eve

Finally got Internet access at the new place and have setup a instance of Cacti on the Raspberry Pi to monitor network performance. Ping times for Tranquility are coming in around 158 ms, which is acceptable given the 5,351 mile (8,611 km) distance from the US West Coast to the servers in London.

2014-01-26_tq_ping_times

I would love to hear from any other US West Coast people about their gaming experience given this latency.

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5 Comments on “5,351 Miles Away from Eve”

  1. Mabrick says:

    C:\WINDOWS\system32>ping 87.237.38.200

    Pinging 87.237.38.200 with 32 bytes of data:
    Reply from 87.237.38.200: bytes=32 time=169ms TTL=242
    Reply from 87.237.38.200: bytes=32 time=164ms TTL=242
    Reply from 87.237.38.200: bytes=32 time=163ms TTL=242
    Reply from 87.237.38.200: bytes=32 time=171ms TTL=242

    Ping statistics for 87.237.38.200:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
    Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 163ms, Maximum = 171ms, Average = 166ms

    Your results seem right on the ISK. I’ve a 30GB Comcast connection. You should be fine.

  2. havoc928 says:

    I live in SoCal and the ping doesn’t really matter as the server runs on 1 second ticks.

  3. Havoc928 is right. All mmogs have a delay, so Clients and Server have plenty of time to sync data.


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