Re: ZA affects my online gaming
From: Thor Kottelin (thor_at_anta.net)
Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2004 17:18:37 +0300
kasper jamrozek wrote:
> I enjoy playing online games and since I have installed Zone Alarm Pro 4.5
> there is something wrong with the connection. I can connect to remote
> servers and play but with ZA operating i keep experiencing kind of time lags
> (frame freezing) which makes playing impossible. However there is nothing
> wrong with my ping. After I shut down ZA everything is smooth and fast as it
> should be.
Zone Alarm is a software firewall, so it competes with your applications for
CPU, memory and I/O. An appliance firewall, or other hardware solution,
would certainly provide better performance.