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Old October 21, 2013, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by great_big_abyss View Post
Honestly, 20Mb/s seems to be lots. I can stream video no problem, my games play lag free, and my HTPC 'accumulates' media in almost no time at all.

The only real problem is it can't seem to handle the HTPC 'accumulating media' and FPS gaming on my Gaming rig at the same time. I usually have to prevent the HTPC from doing its thing while I game.

Both me and the boy can game at the same time no problem though. How much bandwidth a Minecraft server takes though, I don't know!
This is getting awfully close to verboten topics, but as a last comment in that vein... have you limited your upload? Most routers should be able to handle sharing between different PCs, but the one thing that can take down the whole network is saturating your upload speeds...

The other option is to check to see if your router has QoS settings which would allow you to specify either priority PCs, or possibly ports as well.

That's probably more in depth than we should go on the subject though.... ;)
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