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#3810 - 01/10/21 02:58 PM Pingplotter analysis? Consistent backwards sawtooth?
graysonmillis Offline


Registered: 01/10/21
Posts: 1
Hello, my house has been having regular packetloss issues. I downloaded pingplotter to analyze and found this consistent pattern. Any ideas?


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#3812 - 01/11/21 05:56 PM Re: Pingplotter analysis? Consistent backwards sawtooth? [Re: graysonmillis]
TJM Offline


Registered: 04/20/20
Posts: 23
Hi Graysonmillis,

Thanks for reaching out!

This sawtooth pattern shown in your screenshot is indicative of bandwidth saturation. Bandwidth saturation occurs when the inbound/outbound traffic exceeds what is actually available to you.

A couple of possible solutions to this can be either using less bandwidth (ex. not streaming Netflix while downloading a large file) or purchasing more bandwidth from your ISP (if possible).

You can learn more about diagnosing/understanding bandwidth saturation in the following articles.

Diagnosing Bandwidth Saturation
Bandwidth Saturation

If this leaves you with any questions let me know!

Thanks,
-TJ

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