Poor video, BW_CRITICAL, not using bandwidth

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Poor video, BW_CRITICAL, not using bandwidth

For a while Skype was decent enough and recently it's declined to the point not being usuable.  Looking at the call details my dl varies anywhere from about 1k-5k.  The upload is anywhere from maybe 3k -100k.  A week ago the dl & ul was reversed.

 

What I know:

latest skype client

my DL = 25M, UL = 5-6M, ping <10ms, 0% packet loss.  line quality A according to pingtest.net

other person - DL = 2.2m, UL = 1M, forget ping but low, 0% packet loss.  line quality A

latest webcam drivers

tried 2 pcs, same thing

bypassed router, same thing

lighting good

relays were up 4 yesterday but when dropped down to 0 no difference

both firewalls allow skype

 

It's strange because it can literally change from minute to minute but it's mostly just very poor.

 

Any help is appreciated

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