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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by imperialreign, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. imperialreign

    imperialreign New Member

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    I'm really curious about this, considering the amount of hoopla every major internet connection provider likes to claim about their services, and many times exaggerated just to help their own sales . . .

    So, with that in mind, anyone willing to post up their download/upload connection speeds, and we can see just how much of a difference there is in the various internet connection types.

    Hit up http://www.speedtest.net/, choose the location closest to your home and begin the test, afterwards, copy and paste your result here. Also, please list what type of connection you have (dial-up, cable, DSL, VDSL, FiOS, etc) - if you are running through an ethernet connection, please also list whether it's a direct connection, or your LAN/WiFi connection speeds.

    So, I guess I'lll start:

    Verizon standard DSL - D-Link 802.11g 54Mbps
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    I am advertised at up to8MB broadband!!! . Which results in me getting 4MB.....
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    that's kinda what I'm getting at - in this region we only have two major players - COX Cable and Verizon (DSL and FiOS). Cox here advertises up to 10MBps, but most people I know only max out at 4.5 depending on what time of day it is. Verizon advertises 3MBps for standard DSL, and most Verizon users get 2.5MB to 3MB. They advertise upto 15MBps with FiOS, but I don't know anyone running that yet.

    Plus, here, Verizon's latencies are lower than COX's, about half actually, so DSL tends to load pages up a lot quicker, even though dl/ul speeds are a little lower.
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    I already have 1 PC out of 2 in LAN downloading files in torrent but since im too wasted to go to the 1st floor and shut it down i am performing a test with it running.
    I am supposedly getting 10MBs with my DSL and the results are 5MBs+ Whatever speed the computer upstairs is downloading at.

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    cable 8mb
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    This is also 'up to 8 megabytings' (AdslMax)
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Real broadband, 2mbits up/down. I guess I did good. :)
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    I have a lower-end business account through Road Runner - 7Mb/768K, static IP, etc - I get exactly what's advertised. Wish that FiOS was available here... their business accounts cost only a little more than what I'm paying, but I could get 5Mb/s upload.

    At work we have 15Mb/15Mb fiber connection through TWTC. I've done plenty of 'testing' with this line and get the full 15 ;)
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    Here is mine

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    Supposedly on 20mb service from Virgin.
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    This one is a bit quicker. I think it depends what server u use also.

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    :laugh: I didn't even notice! Oh well . . .

    it can, if there are a few choices hear to your location. I know for my connection, and bridging through a WiFi adapter, 2.5MB at bad at all when DSL advertises 3.
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    I always get limited on my connection, I have gotten a download from MSN on software to reach 1.2Mbps however, but muliply location downloads are around 1.4-1.6Mbps.
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    Speedtest has allways been slower than i get in ty many cases.

    I normaly download at around 0.7MBs upto 1.2MBMBs and upload around 100KBs to 115KBs unless i use Simple Socket File Transfer which lets me upload upto 208KBs.

    Provider is Comcast 16Mbs \ 1Mbs
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    and with no one on the other two PC's here (I just realized my first test was goofed cause someone was watching a vid on youtube :rolleyes:). Near about the same over a wireless connection.

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    tigger I'm the only one

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    heres mine-

    line-8mb dsl broadband
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    15Mbps down and 1Mbps up
    I test at 14700+Kbps down and 800Kbps+ up ROADRUNNER
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    :D preety good internet for 35 bucks. comes with free movies every tuesday, free a/v package, all that stuff. cable hdtv and phone(voip) hooked onto the line all for about 100 bucks/month e911 service, call forwarding,etc.etc.
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    Well I am running fine,,,

    As I checked I have been as high as 11Mbps,,,
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    lol, dont gimme advertised speeds. show us speedtest.net data.
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    I'm sick of running these speed tests, I have done already in one or more threads like this. That's the result I get from the speed test.
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    Insight communications standard service :toast:
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    Speedtest.net sucks for me why would i do it if it's no were as good as in real life down \ uploading.
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