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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 31327 13-Mar-2009 08:50
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Hi all

I live in the Khandallah area of Wellington and am currently on telstra cable. For many many months my average latency/ping is around the 400 mark, maybe 350 and this is not using a any tunnel services such as

If you live in the Wellington suburbs and play WoW can you please post your average pings for me?

Thanks in advance, as I am seriouslly looking at changing to Telecom as I live within 1km of an exchange.

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Master Geek

  Reply # 200958 13-Mar-2009 09:08
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I was playing up till two weeks ago (approx 2km from the Courtenay Place Central Exchange) and would generally get between 300 and 400 through Xtra. 
Occasionaly I did get as low as 150, but that was very rare.

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  Reply # 201079 13-Mar-2009 17:31
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I would definately recommend using a ssh tunnel service.  It will have a greater impact on your ping than changing ISP in my opinion.

I recommend over lowerping, there is also a couple of kiwi gamers running similar services eg:

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