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Why does it take me 1-3 minutes to join a battle after it's begun?

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And this is constant. Usually a minute but sometimes as much as 3 minutes. I can watch the ships moving on the mini-map on the beginning battle scenario screen. Is it their servers? Or something on my end? Thanks.

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This is usually due to your computer's performance. It's the same on my aging laptop. Try lowering your graphic settings or maybe...get a new machine.

If your computer is relatively new, check if you have any memory and hard disk heavy task running at the same time. Then run the game on a SSD if possible

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This is usually due to your computer's performance. It's the same on my aging laptop. Try lowering your graphic settings or maybe...get a new machine.

If your computer is relatively new, check if you have any memory and hard disk heavy task running at the same time. Then run the game on a SSD if possible

Ping and heat of computer also affects it, too. I have had good experiences restarting my computer and shutting it down after use. It helps.

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This is usually due to your computer's performance. It's the same on my aging laptop. Try lowering your graphic settings or maybe...get a new machine.

If your computer is relatively new, check if you have any memory and hard disk heavy task running at the same time. Then run the game on a SSD if possible

 

Thank you, Takamachi. I will definitely try this.

 

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This is usually due to your computer's performance. It's the same on my aging laptop. Try lowering your graphic settings or maybe...get a new machine.

If your computer is relatively new, check if you have any memory and hard disk heavy task running at the same time. Then run the game on a SSD if possible

 

no.

 

WG had fixed this before and now it is a problem yet again. 

 

Its funny that everyone blamed a players computer the last time this was an issue, WG optimized the game and over night everyone was loading in on time.

 

Its on WG to fix whatever the hell they changed that is making this an issue yet again.

 

One step foward and two back with this gane lately....

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no.

 

WG had fixed this before and now it is a problem yet again. 

 

Its funny that everyone blamed a players computer the last time this was an issue, WG optimized the game and over night everyone was loading in on time.

 

Its on WG to fix whatever the hell they changed that is making this an issue yet again.

 

One step foward and two back with this gane lately....

*opens salt shaker and collects salt*

Well, you get that risk after all, when you add updates and stuff, used to spend 10 minutes logging into battle, and now my game crashes quite a lot at start, FPS is crap too...

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no.

 

WG had fixed this before and now it is a problem yet again. 

 

Its funny that everyone blamed a players computer the last time this was an issue, WG optimized the game and over night everyone was loading in on time.

 

Its on WG to fix whatever the hell they changed that is making this an issue yet again.

 

One step foward and two back with this gane lately....

 

Thank you, Slak. I will definitely try this.

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no.

 

WG had fixed this before and now it is a problem yet again. 

 

Its funny that everyone blamed a players computer the last time this was an issue, WG optimized the game and over night everyone was loading in on time.

 

Its on WG to fix whatever the hell they changed that is making this an issue yet again.

 

One step foward and two back with this gane lately....

Well it is indeed WG's work to optimise the game.

 

But I would like to share the experience with OP so he can possibly find some help. It won't help him by telling him "it's WG's garbage coding optimization, deal with it."

 

And from my own experience...my high end gaming PC load the game almost instantly regardless of which version of optimization. But my aging laptop is getting slower and slower with the game

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no.

 

WG had fixed this before and now it is a problem yet again. 

 

Its funny that everyone blamed a players computer the last time this was an issue, WG optimized the game and over night everyone was loading in on time.

 

Its on WG to fix whatever the hell they changed that is making this an issue yet again.

 

One step foward and two back with this gane lately....

 

Pretty much this, wouldn't doubt that it was wargaming's fault, especially considering the last time this happened it took from OBT until... about 3 months ago for them to finally get off their [edited], admit it was their fault, and fix it. 

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It's due to HDD read & write speeds that you're taking so long to load. For some reason the game has to load multi gigabytes of data from your storage memory every time you launch the game or load a map.

 

On my SSD WOWS spikes the usage to 100% on the loading screen which literally means the transfer of multi gigabytes of data in 1-2 seconds. A SSD has massively faster read & write speeds so that's how some people load in a flash & also why people with HDDs take forever.

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It's due to HDD read & write speeds that you're taking so long to load. For some reason the game has to load multi gigabytes of data from your storage memory every time you launch the game or load a map.

 

On my SSD WOWS spikes the usage to 100% on the loading screen which literally means the transfer of multi gigabytes of data in 1-2 seconds. A SSD has massively faster read & write speeds so that's how some people load in a flash & also why people with HDDs take forever.

 

This is true, but there's something going on with the game itself. After the optimization that WG did back a while ago, i was loading roughly 15 seconds early even with my slow HDD. But nowadays, i'm lucky if i'm not more than 30 seconds late. 

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Well it is indeed WG's work to optimise the game.

 

But I would like to share the experience with OP so he can possibly find some help. It won't help him by telling him "it's WG's garbage coding optimization, deal with it."

 

And from my own experience...my high end gaming PC load the game almost instantly regardless of which version of optimization. But my aging laptop is getting slower and slower with the game

 

sure.

 

Having a high end gaming rig is a luxury for most people, even on the NA server.

Op

 

Close browsers from task manager...like all the way, leave no traces. the number one offender is chrome. Thing is a monster when open and running.

 

Also, go into the task manager, right click the WoWs program and go to details. Right click and set the priority to high, i have seen improvement with this when running on my laptop.

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This is true, but there's something going on with the game itself. After the optimization that WG did back a while ago, i was loading roughly 15 seconds early even with my slow HDD. But nowadays, i'm lucky if i'm not more than 30 seconds late. 

 

Maybe it used to offset some of the loading to the CPU or RAM. Compression reduces the amount of data you need to load from storage memory while the CPU will decompress the information to use, at least that's the standard procedure. They did recently change the packaging to where it broke all unpack tools modders used to extract files from the game in 0.5.11.0 so that might be part of the reason. 

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This is true, but there's something going on with the game itself. After the optimization that WG did back a while ago, i was loading roughly 15 seconds early even with my slow HDD. But nowadays, i'm lucky if i'm not more than 30 seconds late.

 

You could do what I do and  have that happen very seldom ( I usually have ~30 seconds lead into battle ) and use a large capacity USB flash drive ( 64 Gig ) set up for Ready Boost . Not sure about this as I am not comp. savvy ; but I do not have a SSD ; so .  You can see my rig in my signature .    :honoring:

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no.

 

WG had fixed this before and now it is a problem yet again. 

 

Its funny that everyone blamed a players computer the last time this was an issue, WG optimized the game and over night everyone was loading in on time.

 

Its on WG to fix whatever the hell they changed that is making this an issue yet again.

 

One step foward and two back with this gane lately....

 

"Something" did happen tbh. 5.7 through 5.9 I had the rubber-banding and stuttering issue when they optimized the game (go ahead guys, tell me I need an upgraded machine for this game, system specs are in my signature. lol). Then a patch comes out and solves the "memory leak" that the client had (yup, indeed  it did, but only affected some machines for some odd reason).

 

Fast forward to I think 5.10, everything is still fine, at least on my end. I'm loading in with my standard 55-58 seconds "prior" to the match starting. Over night, 5.11 hits and now, while I am loading in with everyone else and it's still "almost" immediately, I am stuck with the loading icon for a few seconds and load in at the 40 second mark. The loading icon says "Waiting for Players" btw, no matter how many are ready. Slowly as this patch continues, I notice performance starting to decay a bit here and there with FPS starting to dip on occasion.

 

5.11.1 hits. Now I am really noticing an FPS hit, though again, only on occasion, but it drops to 0 at times, then back up to max. Memory is upwards of 80% at times... Pretty heafty considering I'm running 32gb of DDR4 and no other programs. It got so bad between 5.7 and 5.9 that I even reinstalled Windows 10 after a literal slew of other avenues and working with CS.

 

While their CS department is awesome and helpful. This is starting to be a bit much and is what eventually drove me away from WarThunder. Over there they spent so much time trying to optimize for out dated systems a long time ago that they screwed up a lot of things for people and a lot of players had on going problems, myself included.

 

I'm not saying this is a threat to leave or anything, but it is certainly annoying to the point that it isn't enjoyable when it happens and by no means am I going to go through the process of CS again. As helpful and friendly as they are, the Step 1, delete client. Step 2, use up a ton of data, Step 3, etc. etc. Step 10 oh look a patch fixed it. Gets tiresome.

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It's due to HDD read & write speeds that you're taking so long to load. For some reason the game has to load multi gigabytes of data from your storage memory every time you launch the game or load a map.

 

On my SSD WOWS spikes the usage to 100% on the loading screen which literally means the transfer of multi gigabytes of data in 1-2 seconds. A SSD has massively faster read & write speeds so that's how some people load in a flash & also why people with HDDs take forever.

 

I could be mistaken, but I'm pretty sure 99% of DD players on Domination maps are using HDD's on my teams. :teethhappy:

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I just had a new 2 tb hd installed...

They optimized and move programs from old c drive.

Now I load in as soon as battle button is pressed.

 

Try these few tricks.

Check start up manager to make sure no unneccesay programs running in background.

 

Update video card driver.

 

Optimize, (de-frag) harddrive.

 

Clean computer, excess dust will cause heat issue slowing it down.

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A patch or two ago, I used to be able to log in at the 45 second countdown mark, but now I do it at the 30 second countdown mark instead. Someone told me it was likely that I changed my GPU settings or something.

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You could do what I do and  have that happen very seldom ( I usually have ~30 seconds lead into battle ) and use a large capacity USB flash drive ( 64 Gig ) set up for Ready Boost . Not sure about this as I am not comp. savvy ; but I do not have a SSD ; so .  You can see my rig in my signature .    :honoring:

 

On a side note, is it possible to configure the readyboost settings so you can use more than 4GB? I was fooling around with a spare USB in order to see if i could improve performance, but i can't make the cache size larger than 4098 (?) Mbs. 

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I have a dedicated SSD for the game and 24gb of RAM and still load in 10 to 20 seconds late. Used to load in plenty early.

 

Problem is on WG end for sure.

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This is true, but there's something going on with the game itself. After the optimization that WG did back a while ago, i was loading roughly 15 seconds early even with my slow HDD. But nowadays, i'm lucky if i'm not more than 30 seconds late. 

 

I play this game on 3 different PCs all of varying stats from an AMD Something, to an i5 and an i7. The one thing they ALL have in common is a Samsung Evo 850 SSD. On every single one I load in under 30 seconds.

 

Get an SSD - http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&Description=samsung+850+evo&N=-1&isNodeId=1

 

It will make everything you don on your PC better.

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I have a dedicated SSD for the game and 24gb of RAM and still load in 10 to 20 seconds late. Used to load in plenty early.

 

Problem is on WG end for sure.

 

Agreed. I'm also on an SSD With 16 GB of ram and a very speedy internet connection. I usually only get in with <10 seconds to go sometimes even after the fact.

 

Prior to the last patch (when this started) I was always in 40+ seconds ahead of time. 

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I play this game on 3 different PCs all of varying stats from an AMD Something, to an i5 and an i7. The one thing they ALL have in common is a Samsung Evo 850 SSD. On every single one I load in under 30 seconds.

 

Get an SSD - http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&Description=samsung+850+evo&N=-1&isNodeId=1

 

It will make everything you don on your PC better.

Yes... except even people with SSDs are experiencing slower loadtimes lately. I know my slow HDD is a huge part of the problem, but there's something going on at WG's end. 

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