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How fast is your Internet Connection?


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#1 OFFLINE   Steve Mehs

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Posted 07 April 2005 - 11:27 PM

How about a little friendly competition? :) At XMFan there is a thread comparing internet and I thought it would be cool to see how our speeds compare to each other here.

Go to http://nyc.speakeasy.net and click start and post your results in the form of text or a screenshot.

Here's my results

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#2 OFFLINE   n0qcu

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 01:26 AM

Here's mine. I'm not sure why the download speed is so slow.

2005-04-08 03:18:18 EST: 2085 / 945
Your download speed : 2135919 bps, or 2085 kbps.
A 260.7 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 967898 bps, or 945 kbps.
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#3 OFFLINE   Richard King

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 05:52 AM

Comcast Cable here in Vero Beach. I'll post Starband later. That should be quite a laugh in comparison. :D

2005-04-08 07:49:38 EST: 3894 / 360
Your download speed : 3988342 bps, or 3894 kbps.
A 486.8 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 368867 bps, or 360 kbps.
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Posted 08 April 2005 - 07:31 AM

Wow, Steve M. you read my mind. Just yesterday I thought of starting a thread like this just for fun. I was thinking of doing some simple poll questions like dial-up or broadband and if broadband how fast - but I didn't know to do the poll. Another fun question might be what everybody pays around the nation.

Here are results from my workplace. We're sorta out in the country and can't get cable or dsl so we have to rely on a wireless microwave connection.

2005-04-08 09:18:58 EST: 946 / 366
Your download speed : 969612 bps, or 946 kbps.
A 118.3 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 375375 bps, or 366 kbps

My enhanced dsl at home hits around 2.8 down.

Here is another cool speed test sited - testmy

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#5 OFFLINE   Ric

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 08:37 AM

Using Bellsouth DSL

2005-04-08 10:36:18 EST: 2455 / 316
Your download speed : 2514008 bps, or 2455 kbps.
A 306.8 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 324201 bps, or 316 kbps.

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 08:46 AM

2005-04-08 10:43:44 EST: 1097 / 1367
Your download speed : 1123331 bps, or 1097 kbps.
A 137.1 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 1399906 bps, or 1367 kbps.
Yours
«1097 down
«1368 UP

This is what I see at work on a WAN

will post the home results later.

this is Peoria,Az

okay here is what I see at home on COX cable

2005-04-09 09:29:29 EST: 3583 / 478
Your download speed : 3669485 bps, or 3583 kbps.
A 447.9 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 489795 bps, or 478 kbps.
:) :lol: :grin:

#7 OFFLINE   Jacob S

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 09:07 AM

22kbps - 28 kbps dialup. When switching from Verizon to another phone company my speed got cut from 53kpps down to the lower range and I never got my speed back once switching back to Verizon. There is nothing I can do about it.

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 09:17 AM

2005-04-08 11:16:45 EST: 2118 / 2287
Your download speed : 2169711 bps, or 2118 kbps.
A 264.8 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 2341920 bps, or 2287 kbps.

Not bad,, though I am at work. I suppose I will have to check home connection next

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 10:00 AM

2005-04-08 11:56:31 EST: 2633 / 145
Your download speed : 2696663 bps, or 2633 kbps.
A 329.1 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 148931 bps, or 145 kbps.

Man, my upload speed sucks....I blame this on my computer! :lol:

Okay...seems to be charter that has bad upload speeds.
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#10 OFFLINE   Richard King

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 11:54 AM

Starband....

2005-04-08 13:53:20 EST: 248 / 31
Your download speed : 254200 bps, or 248 kbps.
A 31 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 32315 bps, or 31 kbps.

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 12:03 PM

To help eliminate network transit times, for a more accurate reading I'd recommend trying a Speakeasy speed test site that's close to your location, they're in major cities. I don't know all of them but some that I know work are:

chi.speakeasy.net
atl.speakeasy.net
lax.speakeasy.net
dfw.speakeasy.net

Now I'm cheating, I'm at work on a DS-3(45Mbps):

2005-04-08 13:57:16 EST: 5204 / 5906
Your download speed : 5328905 bps, or 5204 kbps.
A 650.5 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 6048387 bps, or 5906 kbps.

This is via a little Linksys WRT54GS router and a wireless 802.11g/turbo connection.

My home SBC DSL connection:

2005-04-08 17:22:19 EST: 4926 / 490
Your download speed : 5044504 bps, or 4926 kbps.
A 615.7 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 501924 bps, or 490 kbps.

See post My Setup for configuration info.


#12 OFFLINE   dfergie

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 12:14 PM

363/322 Wireless provider...

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 05:33 PM

I have cable service with MediaCom with up to 3Mb down.

2005-04-08 19:30:53 EST: 2791 / 238
Your download speed : 2858746 bps, or 2791 kbps.
A 348.9 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 244110 bps, or 238 kbps

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 05:43 PM

2005-04-08 19:37:30 EST: 1435 / 435
Your download speed : 1469510 bps, or 1435 kbps.
A 179.3 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 445467 bps, or 435 kbps.

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 06:23 PM

5 Mb download / 0.5Mbps upload

Seems a little slow based on earlier tests with a different site which was 5.8 down and 0.756 Mbps upload. May be that I did the other tests in the wee hours of the morning when Internet traffic is lower. I just wish my upload was more like 3.0Mbps and the download scarificed back to compensate. I could live with a 3x3 service. Reason is I need to do lots of 55Mb file transfers daily in my business.

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 06:27 PM

To help eliminate network transit times, for a more accurate reading I'd recommend trying a Speakeasy speed test site that's close to your location, they're in major cities. I don't know all of them but some that I know work are:

chi.speakeasy.net
atl.speakeasy.net
lax.speakeasy.net
dfw.speakeasy.net

Yeah, I am going to try of few other sites. My speeds seem very slow compared to the last time I tested them.

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 06:27 PM

COMCAST Dallas, Texas

2005-04-08 20:26:14 EST: 3919 / 339
Your download speed : 4013458 bps, or 3919 kbps.
A 489.9 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 348128 bps, or 339 kbps.
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#18 OFFLINE   DonLandis

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 06:36 PM

Just to add- my ISP is a commercial account with Comcast. Here they do advertise a 4Mbps download and 356 kbps upload for their standard consumer service. I have heard that in some parts of the city they are selling a "Gold" account ( I believe that is what they call it) for additional money that does the speeds I get with the commercial account. The main difference I see with the commercial account is the cost and I get an AE with direct phone number- Mission critical service up which guarantees same day response if the connection goes down with a penalty for outages not handled within the same day or 24 hours. It's all in the contract but the few times I have been down, Comcast has had me back up within an hour!

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 07:49 PM

Charter Communications

2005-04-08 21:45:38 EST: 2548 / 112
Your download speed : 2609898 bps, or 2548 kbps.
A 318.5 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 115058 bps, or 112 kbps.

Mine Is Supposed to be 3000 kbps Download?

#20 OFFLINE   Redster

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 07:51 PM

2005-04-08 21:43:55 EST: 3602 / 345
Your download speed : 3688903 bps, or 3602 kbps.
A 450.3 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 353940 bps, or 345 kbps

This is at home with Insight cable




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