What’s a good ping speed for gaming and how to test it
Ping is directly related to online gaming performance. In fact, a lower ping can be the difference between rising in the leaderboards and falling behind. So, what is a good ping speed for gaming? Here’s everything you should know.
What is a good ping speed?
Slow Internet Ruining Gaming Performance?
What is ping in gaming?
During live games, ping helps gamers understand how fast their computer is communicating with a gaming server. When playing an online game, such as Apex Legends, a ping test can help a player determine if they will experience dips in responsiveness during gameplay. In other words, ping speed measures how many milliseconds (ms) it takes for network devices to ‘talk’ to each other.
Ping ranges by genre of game:
How do I test my ping?
Game Launchers: Platforms like Steam or Epic Games often have built-in tools or display network stats, including ping, when you're in a game.
Fixing high ping and increasing network performance for gaming
Optimize network settings
Adjust computer software settings
Upgrade your hardware
Test Your download & upload speeds
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