Xbox Live :: Just a few questions.

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  1. Patrick_A

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    Hey people,

    If i were to set up Xbox Live, would it matter if instead of High-Speed internet I have Light-Speed cable internet? Would it affect my gaming experience while online? Would the games I play begin to lag and or freeze?

    Thanks in advance
    Patrick
     
  2. Munkey Boy

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    The quality of the experience you have on Live (technically speaking) is related to the speed of your connection. I am led to believe you can get away with something like NTL's lowest service of 300k, but I would not recommend going lower than that.

    Plus if you use such a restricted service, I would suggest you shouldn't host any rooms. This might not bother you, however, it just depends on what you want to do.
     
  3. Pooon

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    I used to play on live using an ISDN connection(128k). I worked really well for games that don't requite a lot of bandwith, project gotham, splinter cell etc. but it was horrible for games where connection speed is important like R63, Top Spin etc. So if your using a 300k connection you should be ok. It'll be quick enought to shoot Lorenzini on Halo2 anyway!
     
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    To be fair, you'd only need a 56k modem for that :p
     
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    I think Live "officially" supports connections from 256k down/128k up. Any less and you'll probably get lag, depending on the intensity of the game in question. But obviously, the faster your connection, the better. (up to a certain point, anyway)
     
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    Now where did i leave that 14.4kbps fax modem....................................


    Oh and sorry about disapearing on Sunday night, will be on again on Tuesday night after the football if your about for a game.
     

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