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Just hooked up ps3 wirless , gaming is slow

I just hooked up a netgear router to access my ps3 wireless.
I started playing and I noticed everything is delayed about a half
second. Is it my signal strength , please any ideas.

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Re: just hooked up ps3 wirless , gaming is slow

If your PS3 is closer than 20 feet from your router, then its unlikely to be your signal strength.  However, Wireless connections tend to "poll" their connected hardware. What I mean by taht is.... The router sends out a signal, just to check and make sure all the peripherals are still there.  I dunno about PS3 yet, cos I havent tried to game online, but I am an avid PC online gamer, my pc is within 5 feet of my router and Ive switched back to LAN cable to play.  I was experiencing periodic "lag"... due to that polling effect.  Try using the LAN cable and see if that makes a difference ( I dont know how many Ethernet RJ45 connections a Netgear has, ... if it only has one, you may need to connect a "switch" )

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