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Old 09-24-2002, 06:13 AM   #2
-=Lord Oz=-
 
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it depends on how many people and the gametype. Ideal bandwidth settings are 7000-10000 bps per client. In other words, find out what your upload speed is. Say you're on a low end adsl which benchmarks at 512down/128up. That means you'll get between 12-16kps on upload stream. Not quite enough to effectively run a server for more then 2, 3players with a stretch. If you're 256 up, that's like 28kps. So 4, 5players with a stretch. People will say that you can set the bandwidth to 4000 instead of 7000-10000, but if you do that you're asking for 100+pings all the way around and lag spikes up the gazoo.
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