[How to] Check your ping before you play!

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Saint Goldenboy

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06-25-2012

Browsing through the forum I found a red post providing us with an IP we could use to check our ping to the LoL server. The IP is to their server in Inglewood, California.

Option 1:

Open up command prompt and type in the following

Quote:
ping 216.52.241.254 -t
You should get replies with the time it takes in ms. The results I get from pinging their IP are consistent with the pings I get in-game.

Option 2:

I wrote a visual application in .net that displays your ping as if you were in-game (screenshot in attachment below)

Source:
Quote:
Dim MyPing As New System.Net.NetworkInformation.Ping
Dim Myreply As System.Net.NetworkInformation.PingReply = MyPing.Send("216.52.241.254")
Label1.Text = Myreply.RoundtripTime
Download link: http://www.4shared.com/rar/GLJUyYqp/LoLPing.html
*You may need to download the most recent version of .NET Framework if you're having trouble running the application.

Virus scan: http://virusscan.jotti.org/en/scanre...5f56093e0a3b1a


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Saint Goldenboy

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06-25-2012

bump


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lMyGenocide

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06-25-2012

Yup, don't do this. Just go to
speedtest.net


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Poisonpowder

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06-25-2012

Or, if you want an accurate estimate, download Wireshark, find the IP of the game server, and traceroute it.


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SlayerZ

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06-25-2012

i just start a custom game and check there
zzzz


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vokkyt

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06-25-2012

Cool beans. Not sure I'd ever have a use for it, but good nonetheless.


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Saint Goldenboy

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06-25-2012

Quote:
Originally Posted by xtwizted View Post
i just start a custom game and check there
zzzz
Starting a custom game just to find your ping is a pain. Sometimes you need two players to start a custom game as well.

Just trying to make some lives easier :P


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Marinating

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06-25-2012

obviously an attempt to install a keylogger on your computer and jack all your stuff. nice try.


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Saint Goldenboy

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06-25-2012

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Originally Posted by Marinating View Post
obviously an attempt to install a keylogger on your computer and jack all your stuff. nice try.
You don't have to download the application. Just use command prompt. Nice try


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Toysoldier

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06-25-2012

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Originally Posted by lMyGenocide View Post
Yup, don't do this. Just go to
speedtest.net
Speedtest doesn't tell you your connection relative to Riot's servers.

Someone in Australia might do it with a nearby location and get a good connection to things in Australia, but when connecting to Riot they have far more ping.

To figure out your ping with Riot's servers you can only test it by connecting to Riot's servers.


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