Alright I've reinstalled Windows 7 multiply times.. all my drivers are up to par. For the life of me, I can't figure out what's causing my ping to fluctuate so drastically. I've tried disabling both windows defender/firewall/UAC with no ado. I'm currently using a direct lan connection and have not experienced this issue until I decided to install Windows 7. I know it's not my ISP, since it works perfectly with my alternative computer. All help is appreciated.