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  Reply # 684751 12-Sep-2012 09:17 Send private message

NonprayingMantis:
rhysb: It looks like Snap have improved their handover in Auckland for UFB.



Pings to 2Talk are 2-3ms and about 2ms for Bing.


0ms ping?

Did you just break the laws of physics?


0ms? Hmmm, me thinks you're perhaps seeing a cached speedtest courtesy of your previous speedtest.

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  Reply # 685162 12-Sep-2012 19:52 Send private message

Or perhaps some other great new features have been introduced with fibre??? unmeasurable latency is quite nice - it's an empty network, no congestion.... anywhere!!!




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  Reply # 685178 12-Sep-2012 20:31 Send private message

Chrome gives me 5ms latency, but IE always always gives me 0ms on multiple machines.

Go figure.






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  Reply # 685199 12-Sep-2012 21:17 Send private message

rhysb: Chrome gives me 5ms latency, but IE always always gives me 0ms on multiple machines.

Go figure.


Some applications will measure 5ms even if it is lower than 5ms.  I think that might be because everyone knows 0ms is impossible as even internal response adds 2 or 3+ms.





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  Reply # 685376 13-Sep-2012 09:54 Send private message

^ are you talking about serialization delay? because a gigabit ethernet card can "respond" and send packets in a matter of microseconds.

if you're rounding to the nearest whole number, 0ms is very possible (over short distances)

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