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Master Geek


  Reply # 556876 12-Dec-2011 12:20 Send private message

Are those bursts in upload from running a speedtest? :P

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  Reply # 556880 12-Dec-2011 12:26 Send private message

Haha I managed almost nothing :(

My port died again the next morning and won't be fixed for 24-48 hours(as it's been confirmed to be a physical port problem)

So I missed most of the free weekend. Oh well, always next year




I have moved across the ditch.  Now residing in Melbourne as a VOIP/Video Technical Trainer/Engineer. 

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Geek


  Reply # 556970 12-Dec-2011 14:30 Send private message

Wow, I thought I was doing pretty good getting 310 gigs. I hope they'll be upgrading my area to VDSL soon. :)

Ryan 

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  Reply # 556975 12-Dec-2011 14:33 Send private message

what on earth are some of you downloading ? :|

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  Reply # 556982 12-Dec-2011 14:36 Send private message

Wow, 310GB!
Thats amazing.

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 556994 12-Dec-2011 14:48 Send private message

And I thought I was doing well at 270GB...

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  Reply # 557002 12-Dec-2011 14:55 Send private message

I thought 60gb was pretty damn good, bugger!

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Geek


  Reply # 557006 12-Dec-2011 14:57 Send private message

reven: what on earth are some of you downloading ? :|


Linux distros. Lots of them.

gjm

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  Reply # 557026 12-Dec-2011 15:33 Send private message

all of them?




[Amstrad CPC 6128: 128k Memory: 3 inch floppy drive: Colour Screen]

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Master Geek


  Reply # 557113 12-Dec-2011 17:35 Send private message

ryanja:
reven: what on earth are some of you downloading ? :|


Linux distros. Lots of them.

This seems to be the standard response from anyone using large quantities of data... 



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Snap Internet

  Reply # 557127 12-Dec-2011 18:04 Send private message

Looks like everyone did really well this weekend. Please feel free to post any feedback to the forum or send us an email or drop us a line! All the info available at http://www.snap.net.nz/snap/contactus




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  Reply # 557129 12-Dec-2011 18:05 Send private message

Just goes to show what we can really do if we don't have to worry about caps tho doesn't it :)

Maybe snap could take these results on board and think about dropping their cap prices, some of us "may" just raise our caps if something like that happened Tongue Out

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  Reply # 557213 12-Dec-2011 21:42 Send private message

I got around 80GB of Linux .iso's.
My only limitations were finding more stuff that I actually wanted and mostly, lack of storage space on my end.

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  Reply # 557333 13-Dec-2011 10:36 Send private message

I downloaded just under 40Gb and am a very happy camper. I did manual downloads of all the updates, hotfixes etc for Windows 7 so I can install these from HD without eating into my bandwidth when I change my OS over onto SSD. I keep a "download at end of month if I have bandwidth available" file and managed to clear it. 

Speed was really good & I didn't notice any latency issues. Things seem to have slowed down a bit since the weekend though so whatever you guys at Snap did to get good throughput over the weekend please put it back for normal use. 

Thanks Snap for a really good weekend. 

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Reply # 557336 13-Dec-2011 10:44 Send private message

Snap AYCE weekend seems to be an all-over success.  Our probes performed great, reporting every hour apart from a small number of probes where the volunteers were maximising the value they get from a free data weekend  - their probes did not have time to report due to "network activity"

Our data is now published here - https://www.truenet.co.nz/articles/snap-weekend-almost-flawless




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