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Does SL run better the higher the Mbps, or is it that over a certain figure the is no real differenc

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Bandwidth is rarely a limiting factor in SL.  Most of the time, your viewer will be using less than 1 Mb/sec.  It will only spike above that briefly when you teleport.  When there are Internet issues, they typically are caused by either packet loss or large and irregular ping times.  In your case, you won;t ever be able to get very good performance, no matter how good your connection is.  That graphics card is not only old but also way lower quality than the cards in most common use in SL today.  See https://gyazo.com/8db7b5c1094c321ddff67228d767a52a .  If you are considering upgrading your Internet service just for SL, I'd suggest putting the money into a new graphics card (or maybe a new computer) instead.

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Bandwidth is rarely a limiting factor in SL.  Most of the time, your viewer will be using less than 1 Mb/sec.  It will only spike above that briefly when you teleport.  When there are Internet issues, they typically are caused by either packet loss or large and irregular ping times.  In your case, you won;t ever be able to get very good performance, no matter how good your connection is.  That graphics card is not only old but also way lower quality than the cards in most common use in SL today.  See https://gyazo.com/8db7b5c1094c321ddff67228d767a52a .  If you are considering upgrading your Internet service just for SL, I'd suggest putting the money into a new graphics card (or maybe a new computer) instead.

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Bandwidth is usually not the issue but memory and graphics are. If it was me I would take the money and buy a good graphics card or some decent system upgrades, or even a new system instead of upgrading Internet service, in the end you would have a much more rewarding Second Life experience overall. Rarely does network bandwidth become a limiting factor in regards to Second Life.

 

 

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