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5-06-2009 @ 10:20AM
Actually don't think it's all population related, well it is , but since 3.1 I notice more lag at ANY place sporting a lot of players.Wintergrasp , dala , around naxx/ulduar at prime time , at OS when it's busy there, near maly when there are a few raids , we always had lag ofc but for me , it's way worse since the patch and guildies notice the same.Something did change at 3.1 that aggrivated the lag imo.
5-06-2009 @ 12:47PM
I second this observation.I'm on Uldaman-US, a medium pop server. Once 3.1 hit I noticed that my latency about doubled. It's not bad, but I went from hovering around 150 to hovering in the mid 300s. Instead of always having a green icon, now it's usually yellowThis is true pretty much everywhere in the games world(s) dense or low population. Dalaran, WG, Loch Modan, or even out in some desolate zone by myself.Latency does increase at higher pop times of day and places, but the increase I'm seeing is across the board. Low pop times/locations are around twice as laggy as previous low pop times/locations, and high pop times/loctaions are around twice as laggy as preivious high pop times/locations.It's not my connection because I get the exact same latency increase on different computers at different locations (home, work, etc.).The increase I'm seeing is too constant to be from a sudden influx of players. I'm guessing something in the 3.1 code is taking more processing.
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