View Full Version : Bandwidth question
08-23-2003, 03:12 PM
ok i know the avg bandwidth per player is 3.5-4KB/s....what about bots....i know that they are part of the server, but if you have more bots in a server will it cause the server to use more bandwidth becuase of the required info about each one having to be sent out to each client?
08-23-2003, 11:03 PM
Speaking of bandwidth, what other settings affect bandwidth? For example, does gamespeed affect it?
08-26-2003, 11:40 AM
Bots do not add to bandwidth... Rather, using alot of bots do use more cpu overhead.
I'm not sure about gamespeed affecting bandwidth since I haven't tried anything above 100. But higher tickrates do increase bandwidth slightly.
08-27-2003, 12:39 PM
Um, I stand corrected. If you're running the invasion mod and have tons of bots, more bandwidth will be used per player. Well that's what Epic stated on their mailing list ;P
08-28-2003, 04:11 AM
ok thanks....so if like 3-4 more bots in my server it wont completely kill my bandwidth all together.....well actually it might now that i think of it.....in ut the ping is now figured from the time it takes to get to the server....go through the processor.....and back to the client....so if i have more bots in my server....and they use more cpu overhead then that means they'll lag the server to a small extent...depending on my setup......
so in other words dont keep more than 3 bots...kk.....thanks for the info...lol
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