Chill Out Area : For those obsessed with speed

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Sat Nov 19, 2016 8:19 am

Some people are obsessed with speed, speed of connection, refresh rates etc.

Fair enough too if your strategy depends on it. Although I rather suspect for some (not all) that think they need speed and low latency etc they don't.

Anyone out there able to react in under 200ms? Let's see.

(But hangon, we will all have different line speeds and latency to this test, unless you all come around to my house to sit it).

So this is just a bit of fun, just like Freddy sang, "nothing really matters".

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Sat Nov 19, 2016 9:19 am

Averaged 395ms, uses javascript on the client side so it is possible to compare.

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Sat Nov 19, 2016 10:15 am

Could nt get below mid 300ms good fun though thx for post Gazuty and helping me pass away some time this morning :D

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Sat Nov 19, 2016 10:31 am

Thank for sharing.
I managed 274ms but averaged about 350ms.

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Sat Nov 19, 2016 11:04 am

gazuty wrote:
Anyone out there able to react in under 200ms? Let's see.
262 average across the 5 tests, and I thought I was rapido as a long time gamer (Warcraft, Diablo 3 etc)


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Sat Nov 19, 2016 2:16 pm

232ms average, years of gaming and trading probably

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Sat Nov 19, 2016 4:19 pm

Average 225ms - probably down to the double expresso.

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Sat Nov 19, 2016 9:53 pm

I've done the test a few times now - after two coffees. Didn't really make any difference.

My lowest reaction is 207 - can't crack the 200. I'm averaging 267.
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Sun Nov 20, 2016 3:03 am

Well that's encouraging, I thought the years (52) had slowed me down.

3 gos....
avg best
252 232
256 223
247 218

...and that was after a couple of nice relaxing smokes :mrgreen:

I think there would be different results if it took 1 or 2 mins to go green, 5 seconds of focus is doable. Was fun, thanks gazuty.

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Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:16 am

Tried on two computers - laptop with slow cpu (pentium) about 260 ms average from many runs and fast cpu computer (core I5) with average 210 ms (several times below 200ms) so sorry to say but the results are heavily computer dependent and thus uncomparable...

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