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How fast is your internet? (answers on a post card please)

How fast is your internet? (answers on a post card please)

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eybic

7,444 posts

88 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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Wireless connection on Virgin 10mb fibre optic:

rsv gone!

11,239 posts

155 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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ChiChoAndy said:
90? Pretty damn good. Is that work?
No. Home. smile

ChiChoAndy

73,668 posts

169 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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rsv gone! said:
o. Home. smile
Impressive.

Marf

22,907 posts

155 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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That's megabytes per second btw, not megabits.

BT Infinity, would be faster but the cable run from cab to house is ally instead of copper and OpenReach refuse to replace it.

Xaero

3,429 posts

129 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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Methuselah

122 posts

81 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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Edited by Methuselah on Monday 12th September 19:04

Puggit

37,118 posts

162 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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Marf said:


That's megabytes per second btw, not megabits.
No it isn't: http://www.dewassoc.com/performance/memory/MB_vs_M...

onlynik

3,366 posts

107 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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Raverbaby

881 posts

100 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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I'm miles from the exchange frown

Marf

22,907 posts

155 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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Puggit said:
It seems if you have the speedtest.net cookie on your computer it loads the images in whatever format you have set in the settings, which defaults to Megabits. That speedtest I linked to shows me Down 2.00 MB/s Up 0.78 MB/s Ping 9 ms because I have my speedtest page set to megabytes.

http://www.speedtest.net/user-settings.php




1 Megabytes = 8 Megabits.



Edited by Marf on Monday 12th September 19:50

ChiChoAndy

73,668 posts

169 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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onlynik said:
That's not actually too bad, considering the distance.

Lefty

14,626 posts

116 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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JamieBeeston said:
As expected, nowhere has the spare capacity to cope, as demonstrated by the hugely backward results.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph.

:-o

172ff

2,330 posts

109 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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Cheeky sods put the price up £5 a month too!

onlynik

3,366 posts

107 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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ChiChoAndy said:
onlynik said:
That's not actually too bad, considering the distance.
I am actually in Luanda though frown the IP comes out as Namibia.

ChiChoAndy

73,668 posts

169 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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onlynik said:
I am actually in Luanda though frown the IP comes out as Namibia.
It's Ok, my ip sometimes shows as Beirut.

Egg Chaser

4,947 posts

81 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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...I wish!


Stu R

21,394 posts

129 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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JamieBeeston said:
As expected, nowhere has the spare capacity to cope, as demonstrated by the hugely backward results.

Dear Santa... cloud9

TazR6

1,122 posts

164 months

Monday 12th September 2011
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JamieBeeston

8,989 posts

179 months

Tuesday 13th September 2011
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ChiChoAndy said:
JamieBeeston said:
Heh, its only limited by the other end, they dont have enough capacity for me to download faster, hence the upload speed being so much higher (as its alot less likely people will be uploading to webservers so they will have lots more capacity free)
Tis a sweet connection. Bet you don't have issues with buffeting Internet video then? Smut for the win!
6Gbit/sec Full Duplex smile that test was maybe 2% of my capacity!

ChiChoAndy

73,668 posts

169 months

Tuesday 13th September 2011
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JamieBeeston said:
6Gbit/sec Full Duplex smile that test was maybe 2% of my capacity!
If you don't mind, what sort of coin gets you a connection like that?