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Topic # 109472 20-Sep-2012 12:44 Send private message

Hi Guys

Just interested to know what everyone else is getting for some reason my account shows I get super fast speeds.....
I never have any issues with streaming Youtube.... 15/2.1 sync rates at home.... Slingshot Better Network.



URL: http://www.youtube.com/my_speed

Thanks
Bevin




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ISP: Slingshot (250gb Rollover) - Better Network
Speed: 37/3 VDSL MSAN (tester)


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  Reply # 688949 20-Sep-2012 17:07 Send private message

Nebbie: Hi Guys

Just interested to know what everyone else is getting for some reason my account shows I get super fast speeds.....


I wonder if their location detection isn't that good and that browsing youtube at work on fibre is skewing the results for your account.



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  Reply # 688965 20-Sep-2012 17:20 Send private message

Ragnor:
I wonder if their location detection isn't that good and that browsing youtube at work on fibre is skewing the results for your account.


I think they go from Source IP Address




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  Reply # 689124 20-Sep-2012 21:45 Send private message

Your average video speed at this location from Aug 20, 2012 to Sep 8, 2012 was 8.66 Mbps.




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  Reply # 689133 20-Sep-2012 22:15 Send private message

8.63 for me. :)

I'm pretty happy with YouTube.





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  Reply # 689134 20-Sep-2012 22:21 Send private message

Just for comparison... Telecom at home.


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  Reply # 689147 20-Sep-2012 23:03 Send private message

In Chrome,
Your average video speed at this location from Aug 20, 2012 to Sep 8, 2012 was 10.00 Mbps.

In IE9,
Your average video speed at this location from Aug 20, 2012 to Sep 8, 2012 was 8.50 Mbps.

Really makes wonder how accurate it really is :)





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  Reply # 689149 20-Sep-2012 23:11 Send private message

Nebbie: I think they go from Source IP Address


If you don't have a static ip address, it's possible the address you now have, may have been assigned to someone with a much faster connection some time in the past.


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