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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #160 on: December 16, 2007, 11:29:14 AM »
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #161 on: December 16, 2007, 01:01:29 PM »


Running some streaming video at the same time so would probably be quicker without it.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #162 on: December 16, 2007, 01:03:59 PM »
I don't know if those of you with superman connections could beat this, but you could try...

700mb in 34 seconds...


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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #163 on: December 16, 2007, 01:05:02 PM »

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #164 on: December 17, 2007, 11:14:42 AM »
I can't copy the screen result at work, I don't know why and how...  I could do the home one on Friday night though - I was drunk on Friday night, so I might have forgotten.

But it says 79,065 kb/s for download, and 71,146kb/s upload....
That is insane eh?

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #165 on: December 17, 2007, 03:43:33 PM »
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #166 on: December 19, 2007, 08:38:47 PM »


better.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #167 on: December 20, 2007, 03:59:03 AM »


Holy shit at some of those.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #168 on: December 20, 2007, 04:02:45 AM »
How do you do a screen capture?

I need to post my ridiculously poor stats.
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #169 on: December 20, 2007, 11:44:09 AM »
In the top right hand corner of your keyboard there's a little key which says 'prt scn', just press it and it'll take a snapshot of whatever you're looking at on the screen.

Then just paste it into paint/photoshop and just cut out the little speed box.

Dun
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Ignore me - when you do it, there's a little bit of text that you can just copy and paste into the forum.
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #170 on: December 20, 2007, 12:04:41 PM »


Embarassing, really.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #171 on: December 20, 2007, 01:00:01 PM »
Some people pay a load of SDSL so you should be happy ;)

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #172 on: December 20, 2007, 01:27:33 PM »
Haven't been in here for ages, thought there might be a funny discussion or something, but still just people posting their speeds.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #173 on: December 20, 2007, 01:31:51 PM »
I was almost too embarassed to post mine...

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #174 on: December 20, 2007, 01:41:56 PM »
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #175 on: December 20, 2007, 01:51:11 PM »
I was pleasantly surprised to see that Japan basically rapes the rest of the world in terms of these stats.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #176 on: January 28, 2008, 03:10:56 PM »

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #178 on: January 28, 2008, 03:52:32 PM »
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #179 on: January 28, 2008, 04:00:18 PM »
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #180 on: January 28, 2008, 04:09:49 PM »

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #181 on: January 28, 2008, 04:55:13 PM »


right thats my home test

so now, what the hell does it mean
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #182 on: January 28, 2008, 05:53:47 PM »
Ah I love the uni internet. Downloaded Shawshank Redemption in HD (over 4GB file) in less than 20 minutes...
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #183 on: January 28, 2008, 09:38:18 PM »
does this test what it should be or exactly what it is?

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #184 on: January 28, 2008, 09:39:29 PM »


cos this is what i get now but im sure im only meant to get about 4 max

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #186 on: January 28, 2008, 09:48:15 PM »
does this test what it should be or exactly what it is?

Exactly what it is.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #187 on: January 28, 2008, 10:26:38 PM »
Why would my Tiscali deal be for 2 MB connection, yet the test suggests only about 300kbs download every time?

Is there likely to be some fault?
It looks to me as if we have signed another 'average' player. I'll hold back my complete opinion until I see the lad play

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #188 on: January 28, 2008, 10:27:52 PM »
Why would my Tiscali deal be for 2 MB connection, yet the test suggests only about 300kbs download every time?

Is there likely to be some fault?

The lines around your area must not be good enough to support 2mb, I pay for 8mb but only get 4mb

I'm with tiscali too

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #189 on: January 28, 2008, 10:28:19 PM »
Why would my Tiscali deal be for 2 MB connection, yet the test suggests only about 300kbs download every time?

Is there likely to be some fault?

If you read the small print, you're paying for up to 2Mb. Most people in the UK won't get their maximum speed because of the distance from the exchange or poor quality phone lines.
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #190 on: January 28, 2008, 10:32:42 PM »
The lines around your area must not be good enough to support 2mb, I pay for 8mb but only get 4mb

I'm with tiscali too

Given I am in London, isn't that less likely.

If I were in the Outer Hebridies I could understand that, but given that I am living in London, I would have thought there would be at least one advantage of living this far south.
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #191 on: January 28, 2008, 10:36:45 PM »
Also, I am getting appaling download rates on my torrents which is infuriating.

By the way, the speed test was without Torrents on.
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #192 on: January 28, 2008, 11:33:15 PM »
says download 1009 upload 218

what meg is this then, bit thick me.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #193 on: January 28, 2008, 11:40:36 PM »
Why would my Tiscali deal be for 2 MB connection, yet the test suggests only about 300kbs download every time?

Is there likely to be some fault?

Are you sure your not getting 300kB/s which would actually be slightly more than what you should. when they say 2mb or 3mb or whatever, it doesn't mean that's what your download speed will be. I'm on 3mb, and the max download speed I'll get is 320kB/s. Which is correct.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #194 on: January 29, 2008, 07:09:03 AM »
Are you sure your not getting 300kB/s which would actually be slightly more than what you should. when they say 2mb or 3mb or whatever, it doesn't mean that's what your download speed will be. I'm on 3mb, and the max download speed I'll get is 320kB/s. Which is correct.

I'm on a 1Mb link and I got 980kb/s. If you're on a 3Mb link shouldn't you should be getting download speeds of about 3,000kb/s?
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #195 on: January 29, 2008, 08:25:28 AM »
I'm on a 1Mb link and I got 980kb/s. If you're on a 3Mb link shouldn't you should be getting download speeds of about 3,000kb/s?

1mb means 1 megabit and not one megabyte does it not?

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #196 on: January 29, 2008, 09:38:15 AM »
provider = virgin / ntl cable
target speed = 4meg



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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #197 on: January 29, 2008, 09:41:55 AM »
I'm on a 1Mb link and I got 980kb/s. If you're on a 3Mb link shouldn't you should be getting download speeds of about 3,000kb/s?

1meg will get you around 100kBps whereas 3meg will get around 300kBps
you are talking in bits not bytes, 8bits to a byte

http://www.speedguide.net/conversion.php
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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #198 on: January 29, 2008, 09:43:24 AM »
1mb means 1 megabit and not one megabyte does it not?

No, it means one millibit.

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Re: The Broadband Speed Pissing Contest
« Reply #199 on: January 29, 2008, 10:40:15 AM »
In the office - Higher upload than download.