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4. South Korea
Serious PC gamers who want to dominate in “StarCraft” need fast, low-latency Internet connections. They'll find that in South Korea, home to consumer-electronics giants Samsung and LG. The country's average peak hit 44.8 megabits per second, about 143 percent faster than the global average. The country's average grew 2 percent over the previous quarter and was the only region on the list to lose speed compared with a year ago, falling 6 percent.