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Posted by
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Member Since: ‎09-25-2004
Posts: 114

Speed of 4 meg connection

I just recorded a 3150 kbps download from the New Jersey server of DSL Reports speed test. That's close to my best speed ever even though I allegedly have 4 megs. More often than not, I don't get any faster results than I had with the 3 meg connection (2500 kbps or so.) Yet the DSL Reports distribution for the Comcast domain shows the highest concentration right around 38-3900. I wonder who's getting those speeds?
Posted by
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Member Since: ‎07-02-2003
Posts: 5,753

Re: Speed of 4 meg connection

Almost everybody but you and me, it seems. I usually get around 3300 or so. Traffic, congestion, loose connections somewhere along the line. The list of possible causes is long.
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Member Since: ‎07-10-2003
Posts: 5,214

Re: Speed of 4 meg connection

Try this one...

http://nitro.ucsc.edu/
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Posted by
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Member Since: ‎04-02-2005
Posts: 152

Re: Speed of 4 meg connection

> I wonder who's getting those speeds?

2005-05-06 17:59:20 EST: 4000 / 351

Darn. Running a little slow today..
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Member Since: ‎07-18-2003
Posts: 7,832

Re: Speed of 4 meg connection

2005-05-06 19:59:17 EST: 4088 / 355