Weird internet connection problem while playing intensive games

  Cristi 09:33 11 Apr 2015


I choose to start this thread because i couldn't find the same behaviour anywhere else.

So when i start playing a game (e.g CS:GO) the games runs smoothly and all is good for about 15 minutes give or take. After that period of time my internet connection suddenly drops. If i only disable and enable my connection it will go back online but only for another 15 minutes or so if i start playing a game again. If i restart the pc i can play the game as much as i want without any problems.

In conclusion when i first start the pc after a long time of power off i get this problem but after the first restart it s all gone. I can't wrap my head around the source of this problem. Hope someone can help. Thanks!

My specs are:

Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz Manufacturer Intel Speed 2.8 GHz Number of Cores 8 CPU ID BFEBFBFF000106A5 Family 06 Model 1A Stepping 5 Revision 11 Video Card ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series Manufacturer ATI Chipset ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series Dedicated Memory 1.0 GB Total Memory 3.7 GB Pixel Shader Version 5.0 Vertex Shader Version 5.0 Hardware T & L Yes Vendor ID 1002 Device ID 6899 Plug and Play ID VEN1002&DEV6899&SUBSYS03301043&REV00 Driver Version 8.930.0.0 Memory 6.2 GB Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Edition Service Pack 1 (build 7601), 64-bit Service Pack 1 Size 64 Bit Edition Ultimate Version 6.1.7601 Locale 0409 BIOS BIOS Date: 07/28/09 15:18:19 Ver: 08.00.15 Version American Megatrends Inc. 0904 Manufacturer American Megatrends Inc. Date 07/28/09

  mole1944 13:33 11 Apr 2015

Have you tried changing the wi-fi router channel,you may be getting co-channel problems.I downloaded wi-fi analyzer to both my tablet and Samsung phone to see what channels are available without others on them,i'm with Virgin and i used to get your problem till i changed channel i.e. a flaky connection.

  Cristi 16:31 11 Apr 2015


Thanks for the quick reply. I didn't try this method but i don't think that might be the problem.

I forgot to mention that i am having this problem on my desktop pc which has wired connection to the internet.]

I don't get the problem while playing the game on my laptop while using the wireless connection in my house.

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