Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




784 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 103
Inactive user


Topic # 52144 2-Dec-2009 10:27
Send private message

Thought I would start a new post to get some comments about what appears to me to be bad performance. I am in the Khandallah area.


https://www.speedtest.net/result/639449199.png

https://www.speedtest.net/result/639452619.png

For sometime now i have been having gaming issues and am wondering if this is the problem.

As you can see below Australia seems great

https://www.speedtest.net/result/639454124.png

Its just to the USA which of course affects gaming badly.

Maybe the USA tests are fine..not sure.


Create new topic
163 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 278740 2-Dec-2009 13:55
Send private message

Often the issue is related to your TCP Window Size. Operating Systems tend to be customized for low latency local networks.

Where the Latency is high, it has an adverse effect on the performance of that TCP Stream.

It can be calculated by Window Size Devided by RTT (Round Trip Time) = Speed in mb/s

E.G A window Size of 1024K Divided by a RTT to Google of 311ms = 3.2mb/s

- Increase your window size

I consistently get 10mb/s to the U.S for downloads when I use multiple TCP Streams.

Hope this explains it a bit.

39 posts

Geek


  Reply # 278957 3-Dec-2009 09:59
Send private message

Thorndon here. Some sites simply don't load (sidestep.com & family), my flatties are having trouble too. Telstraclear's status page hasn't been updated since September so I wouldn't recommend that as a source of information about unplanned outages.

NZ sites load very well except those that are advertising supported. Speedtest reports all OK but then I expected it to.

Does TC use transparent proxies?

:-S
j

 
 
 
 


163 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 278959 3-Dec-2009 10:08
Send private message

Yes we do.

167 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 279551 5-Dec-2009 14:54
Send private message

Link < Images
mattbush: Thought I would start a new post to get some comments about what appears to me to be bad performance. I am in the Khandallah area.






For sometime now i have been having gaming issues and am wondering if this is the problem.

As you can see below Australia seems great



Its just to the USA which of course affects gaming badly.

Maybe the USA tests are fine..not sure.



Here are my results testing on the same same servers as you (Two tests on LA and one on Sydney).







onecouch, sidestep.com loads. What DNS servers are you using? I updated to 203.97.78.43/44 from 203.96.152.4/12 which has problems with escapistmagazine.com

39 posts

Geek


  Reply # 279557 5-Dec-2009 15:43
Send private message

I've updated to the .43/44 set, and now everything I use is back to "normal" which is as good as can be expected with the rather undersized international links here

:)



784 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 103
Inactive user


  Reply # 279564 5-Dec-2009 17:17
Send private message

Are those low speed to the US normal????
They seem very low. Would be interested to see what ADSL get over the same routes.

163 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 279933 7-Dec-2009 11:06
Send private message

As I said, if you use multiple sessions I'm quite positive that you will get 10 Meg.

Examples from my Download Manager - Downloading from the US:

Top Gear - 14x03 - Series 14, Episode 3 Completed
Stage Download
[Time-Taken]: 12 minutes 41 seconds
[Avg-Speed]: 989kB/s

Top Gear - 14x02 - Series 14, Episode 2 Completed
Stage Download
[Time-Taken]: 12 minutes 36 seconds
[Avg-Speed]: 990kB/s

2012 (2009) Completed
Stage Download
[Time-Taken]: 37 minutes 1 second
[Avg-Speed]: 1035kB/s

167 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 280211 8-Dec-2009 00:41
Send private message

I get full speed as well with a download manager but most of the time I'm streaming data, gaming and using bandwidth that cannot use accelerators (ie multiple connections made to download a file in sections simultaneously).

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Symantec protects data everywhere with Information Centric Security
Posted 21-Sep-2017 15:33


FUJIFILM introduces X-E3 mirrorless camera with wireless connectivity
Posted 18-Sep-2017 13:53


Vodafone announces new plans with bigger data bundles
Posted 15-Sep-2017 10:51


Skinny launches phone with support for te reo Maori
Posted 14-Sep-2017 08:39


If Vodafone dropping mail worries you, you’re doing online wrong
Posted 11-Sep-2017 13:54


Vodafone New Zealand deploy live 400 gigabit system
Posted 11-Sep-2017 11:07


OPPO camera phones now available at PB Tech
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:56


Norton Wi-Fi Privacy — Easy, flawed VPN
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:48


Lenovo reveals new ThinkPad A Series
Posted 8-Sep-2017 14:37


Huawei passes Apple for the first time to capture the second spot globally
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:45


Vodafone initiative enhances te reo Maori pronunciation on Google Maps
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:40


Voyager Internet expand local internet phone services company with Conversant acquisition
Posted 6-Sep-2017 18:27


NOW Expands in to Tauranga
Posted 5-Sep-2017 18:16


Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coming Oct. 17
Posted 4-Sep-2017 14:10


Garmin introduce Garmin vivoactive 3
Posted 1-Sep-2017 18:38



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.