Difference between revisions of "Slow Connection and/or Speed up your Sim Speed"

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1. Use Ethernet, not WiFi
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# Use Ethernet, not WiFi
2. Ports are forwarded
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# Ports are forwarded
3. You need a decent quality Broadband connection, 4+ Mbps
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# You need a decent quality Broadband connection, 4+ Mbps
4. Shut off anything else going on your computer or on any computer that is doing things on the net (roommates/family)
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# Shut off anything else going on your computer or on any computer that is doing things on the net (roommates/family)
5. Run Malwarebytes and a Free Antivirus, Avast, Sophos, Bitdefender, etc
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# Run Malwarebytes and a Free Antivirus, Avast, Sophos, Bitdefender, etc
  
 
Speeding up your SIM Speed
 
Speeding up your SIM Speed
  
1. Get the fastest CPU you can afford from this chart: https://www.cpubenchmark.net/singleThread.html
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# Get the fastest CPU you can afford from this chart: https://www.cpubenchmark.net/singleThread.html
2. Set the ForgedAlliance process priority to High and Affinity uncheck CPU 0. This is ~3% Sim speed improvement and you must do it everytime you launch a game.
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# Set the ForgedAlliance process priority to High and Affinity uncheck CPU 0. This is ~3% Sim speed improvement and you must do it everytime you launch a game.

Revision as of 01:01, 4 March 2015

Improving your connection:


In order of importance

  1. Use Ethernet, not WiFi
  2. Ports are forwarded
  3. You need a decent quality Broadband connection, 4+ Mbps
  4. Shut off anything else going on your computer or on any computer that is doing things on the net (roommates/family)
  5. Run Malwarebytes and a Free Antivirus, Avast, Sophos, Bitdefender, etc

Speeding up your SIM Speed

  1. Get the fastest CPU you can afford from this chart: https://www.cpubenchmark.net/singleThread.html
  2. Set the ForgedAlliance process priority to High and Affinity uncheck CPU 0. This is ~3% Sim speed improvement and you must do it everytime you launch a game.