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Install the mtr network test tool on your machine and run an mtr test against the IP address of his server. mtr is like a combination of traceroute and ping, and helps you identify where there may be a congested link or overloaded router on your path across the network.
Looking at your home Internet tracroute makes me feel this is a double-NAT issue between your modem and your router: Tracing route to sgp-1.valve.net [126.96.36.199] over a maximum of 30 hops: 1 5 ms 20 ms 18 ms DD-WRT [192.168.11.1] 2 * * * Request timed out. 3 * * * Request timed out. 4 76 ...
When using WIFI you will always be at the whimm of those arround you - you really need to switch to a wired connection to guarantee a stable, low latency connection to your router. Its quite probable that even when using the best WIFI channel other channels with overlap and interfere with your performance. (there are only 3 non-overlapping channels in ...
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