I'd rather 5-20k players and no lag than 100k with random lag and missed shots.
World of Tanks never has over 30k players on the NA realms and it's a fantastic experience still. --- "This is it. This is your story. It all begins here." LoL IGN: Dr Steinman, Steam ID- Drsteinman, XBL GT: Dr.Steinman, 8/3/2010, best day ever.