The Shadow Control Panel is a very useful tool for setting up your Shadow without having to go through the interface of the application or the box. The 'Statistic' option is included as this interface also allows you to understand a little more about the overall behaviour of your Shadow.
HOW DO CONTROL PANEL STATISTICS WORK AND HOW DO YOU INTERPRET THEM?
The refresh rate
This graph represents the number of FPS (frames per second) that you are sending to your Shadow. If your Shadow is set to the display frequency of your screen, 60Hz, your Shadow will be locked on that frequency. Also know that it is normal that the refresh rate drops drastically when you are on the Windows desktop, your Shadow is returning very few frames per second. You can also test this by moving your mouse very fast and this frequency will increase.
This graph represents the bandwidth used by your connection to display the Shadow video stream. As with the refresh rate, it is normal for this bandwidth to be low on your Windows desktop when you do not move very much. On the other hand, this one will increase once in game because the demand in bandwidth is much more important.
This curve will symbolise the latency on your connection and not that of your Shadow. To know if your connection is stable, this curve should not exceed 35ms during your gaming sessions and be as stable as possible.
Loss of packets
This last graph will show you in % what you lose in packets when you use Shadow, from you to your Shadow and vice versa. If the curves are straight and with low values, it means that you have no packet loss or very little. On the other hand, if the curves involve strong variations and a rate of losses more or less important, it is possible that your experience is tainted.
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