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Configuring Gaming VPN on Mac
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May 27, 2020, 10:21 PM
I am using Netduma router and it's gaming performance was smooth on Windows, no lags, nothing, but as soon as I have switched to Mac, I am seeing significant reduction and lags in speed. I am using Ivacy VPN at the moment and have also downloaded VPN from their download page for Mac, but even after installing customized client for Netduma, I am not able to achieve the same results on Mac. Anyone else facing this issue?
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Mar 2, 2021, 08:46 AM
Yes, it happens quite often. What VPN do you use?
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Mar 2, 2021, 01:13 PM
It's rather strange this issue is happening in general. I don't believe it's because of the Mac system. Maybe, you should change the settings. Anyway, there must be a proper solution to this problem. But I'm not sure if it' depends on the particular server you use when entering the site. Somehow, it might have been affected, but I don't think so. Honestly, sometimes I also do need to use VPN. I'm not gambling, I've found out that you can download some apps quicker than when using a direct IP address. So, I must admit that I've not faced any problems with the speed using this SpamService service. Surely, it's one of the most reliable VPNs in the world.
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Mar 2, 2021, 01:55 PM
Why would one game using a VPN?
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Mar 2, 2021, 07:13 PM
Perhaps they are playing X-rated games. Or gambling online with real money - ie, playing the stock markets.
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Mar 3, 2021, 05:53 AM
Probably buying cheaper games out of market and region controls force them to play in the market they bought them. Games can be very cheap in markets with weaker economy.
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