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Archive: August 2017

Optimizing Your PC for Gaming: 5 Surprising Benefits

If you live in Chicago, it’s likely that you’re a satisfied player of League of Legends. After all, their North American game servers are located in the Windy City after they moved them in 2014. There were also a lot of happy East Coast players who no longer had to deal with 110+ms ping times […]

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Myths and Truths About Broadband Connections for Gaming

Broadband connections can get a little confusing for gaming. Most people just sign up and go, expecting the internet to be…well, the Internet. Is there really a difference? It turns out there are quite a few differences around which broadband connection you have and how it affects your digital activities. Here are myths and truths […]

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6 Easy Steps for Lowering Your Ping and Improving Your PC Gaming

Developers will say that you can’t feel a difference of 5-10ms ping, but gamers know better. Some professional players will even tell you that certain games or heroes can’t be played optimally with higher ping. Think about that the next time you end up in a Widowmaker duel and get taken down before you get […]

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Micro-Lag: Getting Mini-Disconnections Frequently While Playing LoL + Overwatch

It starts with something subtle. A moment’s hesitation on screen that wreaks havoc on your gameplay. A small stutter that ends up being the cause of your untimely and undeserved death. Micro-lag or stutters happen in gaming for a myriad of different reasons, and this type of lag can be the hardest to diagnose and […]

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5 League of Legends Champions Most Impacted by Lag

In League of Legends, not all champions are created equal. There are always champions who are more mechanically challenging than others, and many champions require a more practiced play-style to fully take advantage of than others. In this article, we want to talk about another element in the equation: latency. Lag affects all champions, but […]

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What Is Jitter and How Can I Fix It?

It’s a typical Friday night: you’re playing Overwatch with your buddies and absolutely killing it on Hanzo. You’re busy mowing down supports with arrow after arrow, feeling like an unstoppable God of death. You line up your next shot and it goes wide — you felt like nothing was different, but it just didn’t hit. […]

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Top Five Overwatch Heroes Most Impacted by Lag

Blizzard has introduced a healthy pool of heroes since they initially announced Overwatch and its original 12 heroes at Blizzcon 2014. There are now 25 unique heroes that players can use to blow up, crush into a wall, ninja star, arrow to the knee, or throw a poisonous “healing” grenade (never wrapped my head around […]

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Featured App: Mobalytics

Simply put, Haste loves League of Legends, and we’re excited when we find other companies that create services and tools to make our League of Legends experience even better! That said, this article will focus on a brand new  tool created by our friends at Mobalytics. Here at Haste we try not to play favorites […]

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PVPLive Review: How Haste Looks to Reduce Your Lag in Overwatch and League of Legends

Lag is deadly. Whether it’s Overwatch, League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Call of Duty, DOTA 2, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, or any competitive multiplayer game, a single moment of lag could upset the whole match. Overall, Haste is designed to intelligently direct game traffic from your PC to the game’s servers. They route your traffic over […]

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How Do I Check for Ping In My PC Game?

Gamers disagree over almost everything. They argue about who is going to play support, who’s fault a failed engage was and even which builds and metas are best. But one thing every gamer agrees on is that lag sucks. Networking is complicated. Whether you’ve been having lag spikes in game, just moved or want to […]

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