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For the past 3 weeks I've been getting ping spikes. Before, I used to get 10~ms and it would only go up if I was downloading something. Now, I get normal ping (10~ms), but every 5/10~ or so seconds, the ping goes up to 500~+ ms. This doesn't affect internet browsing, but doing anything else like playing games (on PC or Xbox) downloading stuff, watching videos and so on is almost unusable.

-I had the modem replaced (and tried connecting without a router)
-Bought a new router
-Replaced the cables
-Upgraded the speed to 8meg down/1up but didn't help

But nothing seems to help and even worse is that when I call my ISP they just tell me to run a speed test and If I get the correct speed everything is good. When I bring up that the ping is causing the problem they tell me it's a problem on my end. I'm lost on what could be causing it.

Edited by Deps, 03 April 2011 - 01:02 PM.

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