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Improving your connection:
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== Improving your connection ==
  
  
== In order of importance ==
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In order of importance
 
 
  
 
# Use Ethernet, not WiFi
 
# Use Ethernet, not WiFi
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# Run Malwarebytes and a Free Antivirus, Avast, Sophos, Bitdefender, etc
 
# Run Malwarebytes and a Free Antivirus, Avast, Sophos, Bitdefender, etc
  
Speeding up your SIM Speed
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== Speeding up your SIM Speed ==
  
 
# Get the fastest CPU you can afford from this chart: https://www.cpubenchmark.net/singleThread.html
 
# Get the fastest CPU you can afford from this chart: https://www.cpubenchmark.net/singleThread.html
 
# 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.
 
# 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 01:04, 4 March 2015

Improving your connection

In order of importance

  1. Use Ethernet, not WiFi
  2. Ports are forwarded See: Connection_issues_and_solutions
  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.