So I purchased the game roughly a week ago. For the first few days everything was working fine, but oh boy did that change. Whenever there are players around, my ping goes over 1k and the FPS drops make it almost impossible to traverse the area (this usually happens in large towns but is not exclusive to them). Changing the graphic quality doesn't make a slightest difference and this is the first MMO that I've experienced this kind of problem with. I went through tons of reddit threads, tried every possible solution I can find but nothing seems to help. As soon as I leave a town or any other populated area, ping and FPS go back to normal. Any suggestions?
Edited by Stefz on May 26, 2016 6:01AM
Edit: Here's what I tried so far:
Disabled CPU parking
I always close the launcher
Various graphic quality changes
Disabled all unnecessary background applications
Disabled all but primary sound drivers
Pentium G645 dual core 2.9 GHz
Powercolor R7 250 (1280x1024, 60hz)
4 GB RAM
Judging by the resource manager, everything seems fine when the problem occurs.