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Topic # 107750 18-Aug-2012 21:36 Send private message

Anyone on Orcon UFB 100/50mbit/s able to give me any real-world examples of being able to get close to 100mbps down?

I download from http://games.orcon.net.nz/files/ubuntu/ at around ~34 mbit/s (4.3 mbyte/s)

I've also tried experimenting with using apple trailers as a speedtest as they seem to be cached by the isp once someone has downloaded it first.

wget -U QuickTime/7.6.2 -c "http://trailers.apple.com/movies/independent/ironsky/ironsky-tlr1_h1080p.mov"
First time downloaded very slow at anything between 1.6-6.4 mbit/s
Second time downloaded (presumably now cached at isp) ~45 mbit/s

Anyone been able to get closer to 100?

I'd be curious to know what download rates the games.orcon.net.nz can give; if the server is the bottleneck.

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  Reply # 674095 18-Aug-2012 21:40 Send private message

traceroute to trailers.apple.com (60.234.55.91), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
 1  my router  0.374 ms  0.511 ms  0.471 ms
 2  ufb.bng1.nct.orcon.net.nz (121.99.252.1)  4.896 ms  5.332 ms  5.781 ms
 3  xe-2-2-0.cre1.nct.orcon.net.nz (121.98.9.141)  4.514 ms  4.432 ms  4.394 ms
 4  60.234.55.91 (60.234.55.91)  4.380 ms  4.317 ms  4.300 ms


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  Reply # 674102 18-Aug-2012 22:23 Send private message

You wont be able to get max speed on single download thread. Try torrenting for a multi-threaded download that might approach your connection max.


See this article for ideas on how to test a 100meg service http://www.freitasm.com/7496

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  Reply # 675156 21-Aug-2012 16:04 Send private message

nickb800: You wont be able to get max speed on single download thread. Try torrenting for a multi-threaded download that might approach your connection max.


Agreed, if your able to get 100mbit from Orcons FTP server you most likely would be using 1/10 of all the bandwidth that may be available to the server.

With 100/50mbit connections I would never expect to get 100mbit international or a single http/ftp thread, also there may be DDOS protection systems in place to prevent DDOS attack this may limit excessive speeds.




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  Reply # 675169 21-Aug-2012 16:34 Send private message

IF you want to test a 100mbit connection, find a really popular (actually a linux ISO) Linux ISO that has lots of high speed seeds and use that.

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  Reply # 675180 21-Aug-2012 17:13 Send private message

nz.archive.ubuntu.com should be able to saturate 100 megabit.

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  Reply # 675186 21-Aug-2012 17:33 Send private message

mercutio: nz.archive.ubuntu.com should be able to saturate 100 megabit.

If your ISP has 10gbit to APE, From my PC at work I've been able to download at 100mbit no problem.




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  Reply # 675188 21-Aug-2012 17:37 Send private message

Nebbie:
mercutio: nz.archive.ubuntu.com should be able to saturate 100 megabit.

If your ISP has 10gbit to APE, From my PC at work I've been able to download at 100mbit no problem.


Well yeh it should be able to go faster than 100 megabit as long as the ISP has at least 1 gigabit to APE. Do Orcon have 10 gigabit to APE? Anyway, we're talking about 100 megabit - which it should do easily.



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  Reply # 675189 21-Aug-2012 17:56 Send private message

I'm only getting ~7.5MByte/sec (60mbit/sec) downloading http://nz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-releases/12.04/ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64.iso

Anyone else on Orcon UFB able to get higher than 60mbit of an advertised 100?

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  Reply # 675197 21-Aug-2012 18:08 Send private message

What is your latency to that server?

I am on Snap VDSL and got 8.2MBps/66Mbps @20ms downloading http://nz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-releases/12.04/ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64.iso

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  Reply # 679906 31-Aug-2012 21:11 Send private message

I've have Orcon fibre for a month now and its been hit and miss. I actually have an open support call about it at the moment. My fastest speedtest result (my signature) was taken a few days after install. It then started to average in the low 40s. A few days back they updated the firmware on the Genius:

Runtime Code Version: GeniusLite1404
Boot Code Version: 1.0.37-106.17

Since the update my tests average 55Mb/s. It would be cool to hear from anyone with Orcon fibre with better results.


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  Reply # 679933 31-Aug-2012 22:32 Send private message

Maybe try with a different router? I can tell you guys that you can easily get more than 100mbps for a single thread if latency is low enough. I've seen upwards of 400mbps downloading from Ubuntu mirrors. I've just run a test ofrom Orcon DC and can get 350mbit to their games server. I suspect I can get more but not enough time for the TCP to ramp up with only 1GB files - its over in 20 seconds.







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  Reply # 679949 31-Aug-2012 23:33 Send private message

@Domoth did a test on my orcon 100/50 UFB downloading http://nz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-releases/12.04/ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso and getting ~50mbit/sec down. I've never been able to get my connection over ~50mbit/sec

@Zeon router is orcon-supplied cisco SRP521W which should be adequate.  Thanks for the confirmation that games.orcon.net.nz is able to saturate over 100mbit/sec.

I'd still like to hear from anyone getting >50mbit/sec over orcon ufb, or anyone's ufb for that matter.

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  Reply # 679954 31-Aug-2012 23:55 Send private message

Try an actual Linux ISO torrent, like a popular ubuntu ISO or something.

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  Reply # 679955 1-Sep-2012 00:02 Send private message

 
@Zeon router is orcon-supplied cisco SRP521W which should be adequate.  Thanks for the confirmation that games.orcon.net.nz is able to saturate over 100mbit/sec.


How did you get the Cisco instead of the Genius? Business connection?

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  Reply # 679958 1-Sep-2012 00:08 Send private message

i wonder what it's like with your computer plugged direct into the ont...

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