My ping randomly goes up high

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7 years ago#1
I have been having a problem with this game where my ping will just randomly shoot up and then the game will lag. Sometimes it goes so high that I get a buffer overflow. On bad servers where everyone usually has around 150-200 ping it will sometimes even go over 1000. I was on a server before and my ping was usually 5, but it was still randomly going into the 300s.

I don't think my connection can be the problem because I never had this problem with the demo, L4D, or TF2. Also, my brother was in the same game as me using the same connection and he had no such problems. My specs are:

Core 2 Duo E8400
Radeon HD 3850 256 MB
4GB RAM
Windows 7 64-bit
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User Info: Ziji

Ziji
7 years ago#2
Many of the dedicated servers are probably very far away, causing your ping to go very high.
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7 years ago#3
My ping is not constantly high, it is usually the same as everyone else's until it temporarily goes up. Everyone I played the game with lives in the same state as me, but I am the only one having issues.
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Ziji
7 years ago#4
Interesting.

I've had a somewhat similar problem, where if I have 2+ people, I crash. Often.

It disconnects me from the server for no reason whatsoever, and everyone else has no problems.
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7 years ago#5
It seems that my ping is usually a bit higher than everyone else on the server and when there are a lot of zombies or action my ping just goes up really high. I just tried a finale in L4D1 and I had no lag or ping issues and my ping was actually lower than everyone else. This issue has to be something with L4D2.
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albert101
7 years ago#6
It happened to me when I was playing L4D 1, but then the problem seem to go away when I play this one. Try closing all the programs through task manager, except the system ones, of course.
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Ziji
7 years ago#7
Last night, my ping was over 1k, but then next chapter down to 300. Then 1k again. Wut.
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Caoice
7 years ago#8

From: Ziji | #007
Last night, my ping was over 1k, but then next chapter down to 300. Then 1k again. Wut.


While my ping was at 5.
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7 years ago#9
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7 years ago#10
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