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Does server in different time zone = worse latency?

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2 years ago#1
Like if I am EST, and the server I am on is PST, do I get worse latency than if it was an EST server and would this affect my gameplay?
2 years ago#2
doesn't matter. i play on a central time and live in pacific
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2 years ago#3
Won't really matter and just because the server is set for a certain time zone, doesn't mean it is actually in that time zone.
2 years ago#4
So if a server is in Los Angeles and I'm in NJ it won't affect my gameplay?
2 years ago#5
The time zones don't always match where the data centers are. However, the distance to the data center may affect your latency slightly, although unless you're trying to get onto a server on the other side of the world it shouldn't be too bad-- I play on an PST server from the midwest and usually have 80-120ms latency.

If you're not sure, roll up a level 1 on your intended server and play around for a bit; if it's too high, try again in a day or two, just in case it's your connection. If it's still too high, pick one in a closer data center.
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2 years ago#6
I'm getting this latency:

83 ms (home)
87 ms (world)

Is that good?
2 years ago#7
LokiHero2 posted...
I'm getting this latency:

83 ms (home)
87 ms (world)

Is that good?


No, but it's not super bad either. Should be fine unless you're trying to hardcore PvP and/or PvE.
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2 years ago#8
pwned3x posted...
LokiHero2 posted...
I'm getting this latency:

83 ms (home)
87 ms (world)

Is that good?


No, but it's not super bad either. Should be fine unless you're trying to hardcore PvP and/or PvE.


That sucks.. but all my characters are on this server.
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