Nothing is more frustrating than being in the middle of a big gaming session and having your connection lag all of a sudden. If you don’t want to miss out on any of the action and you want to lessen the amount of your lagged sessions, then the following Internet speed hacks could be what you need.
Stay Hardwired When Possible
We love WIFI. It is amazing. Being able to be connected to the Internet via your wireless option of choice is something that was completely unheard of even a decade or so ago. That being said, the wireless connection is always going to be a bit slower than your hardwired connection. If you absolutely need your speed to stay up to par during your next siege, then you should find a way to get situated so that your device of choice is hardwired into your Internet connection.
Drop the Background Apps
If your computer or device is set up like most people’s, then you have a lot of apps running in the background that are stealing the speed and function of your connection. The only way to take that bandwidth back is to shut those background apps off. Many can even be deleted. Take a look at the programs and apps running right now, and identify the ones that are completely unnecessary for your gaming needs. Make a list so you can shut them down before your next online gaming extravaganza.
Get the Right Computer
An artist is really only as good as his tools, and you are only as a good a gamer as your device allows you to be. You can employ all the tips and tricks you can find but without a good computer, none of it will matter. If yours is a bit outdated, then it might be time to upgrade to one of those top gaming laptops that are faster, slimmer, and ready to handle all the connection you need to stay in the gamer longer and more attentive. It will also improve your computer time when you are not gaming as well.
Get an External Hard Drive
A lot of the speed of your computer is taken up by the media and text files that you have stored on it. A good way to free up a chunk of that space, and therefore a good amount of running speed, is to invest in an external hard drive. This allows you to keep all of your media without it sapping the machine of the speed you need.
Find a Dedicated Speed App
There’s an App for that! It’s true. There are always new apps and software hitting the market that is designed to speed up your Internet connection. Most of them use a combination of shutting down needless apps and freeing up bandwidth to get you the fast gaming experience you want.
These simple tips can help you get the right gaming experience for you. Try putting them in use, and you are likely to see an immediate improvement in the way things work and run.
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