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    PING, do you want a higher or lower number?

    I got HALO for my mac and Im playing online. And to the side of every game it has a column which says PING. And it has a bunch of numbers. One for each game. I was wondering if you want a higher or lower PING for a game. I know it has something to do with lag.

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    ping is the time a package needs to reach the corresponding computer / server and get a "package accepted" answer. The lower the time (in ms) the faster your package is transfered which is very important in online games.
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    Thanks, so i wont a lower number.

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    Lower ping = Good = Faster Game Play
    Higher ping = Bad = Slower Game Play

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    You'd want a maximum ping of around 30-50 for best gameplay. 50-100 is cool, but if you're new to the game you'll find it somewhat harder to kill anyone :/

    ANything above 200ping is pretty hopeless IMO (but then again, I'm pretty crap at multiplayer games )

    Basically, just try and join the server physically closest to you (same city if possible). The farther away the server, the longer the lag.
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    Anything above 100 is pretty much hope- and useless IMO. Don't go there.
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