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# 19646 25-Feb-2008 10:43
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8meg down 9meg up wow wish i had this at home




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16Mb (EDO RAM), K6-II processor, 2Mb of onboard graphics. 32k dial up modem. 12 speed CD ROM. 5¼-inch floppy drive. 500Mb HDD.

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  # 112855 25-Feb-2008 10:45
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16Mb (EDO RAM), K6-II processor, 2Mb of onboard graphics. 32k dial up modem. 12 speed CD ROM. 5¼-inch floppy drive. 500Mb HDD.

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  # 112859 25-Feb-2008 10:51
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We don't use BBCodes (this is not a BB based board) so use the icons in the text editor when inserting images and links.

Good upload. But faster than download?




 
 
 
 


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  # 112874 25-Feb-2008 11:17
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I remember 10 years ago when I was at Waikato uni we had insanely fast speeds and response times for the period - we did have a massive gateway at our school of science and technology building tho - would love to know what the stats are now.



Sidenote, just upgraded our TCL's 10/4mbps plan another steop last night so hanging out to test it tonight...

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  # 112898 25-Feb-2008 12:17
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uni connections are always really fast inside NZ, but slow outside of NZ just like domestic connections.

Massey used to have an insanely fast connection, but it seems to be limited more now days.



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  # 112966 25-Feb-2008 16:29
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allstarnz: uni connections are always really fast inside NZ, but slow outside of NZ just like domestic connections.

Massey used to have an insanely fast connection, but it seems to be limited more now days.


when i tested the unitied states it was 5mb down and 2mb up i thought that was still quick the upload speed is still about two times as quick as i get at home to auckland and the download speed was the same as i get at home when i go to auckland so in my opion this is fast




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  # 112988 25-Feb-2008 17:24
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allstarnz: uni connections are always really fast inside NZ, but slow outside of NZ just like domestic connections.


Unless the host site is availabe via KAREN (the new high speed network). You can pull in 100MB downloads at eye-watering speeds from some overseas hosts (mostly universities). I don't have a speed test on it, and it's a little while since I pulled something serious down, so, uh yeah, no hard evidence.

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# 113267 27-Feb-2008 05:05
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As a resident KAREN geek I couldn't help commenting on this... Yup, most of the founding participants of KAREN are connected at either gigabit, some are 10 gigabit.  I believe some of the newer NZ participants may connect at 100mbit but dont know for sure.  International is 622mbit to USA and 155mbit to Australia.

In my speed testing I could max out at around 450mbit or so.  That was between two computers running IPerf, one in Auckland and the other Invermay.  I suspect a PCI network card would be the limiting factor over about 532mbit?  You also need to tweak TCP send/recieve buffers to get any reasonable speed.  Real world performance without optimisation is usually a lot less.  Sorta nice to know the limiting factor is the devices at either end and not the network itself!

Here is me downloading an ISO from ftp.funet.fi

ftp> get 6.1-RELEASE-i386-disc2.iso
local: 6.1-RELEASE-i386-disc2.iso remote: 6.1-RELEASE-i386-disc2.iso
227 Entering Passive Mode (193,166,3,2,172,27)
150-Accepted data connection
150 587932.0 kbytes to download
100% |**********************************************************************************|   574 MB    2.78 MB/s    00:00 ETA
226-File successfully transferred
226 206.086 seconds (measured here), 2.79 Mbytes per second
602042368 bytes received in 03:26 (2.78 MB/s)

:)


 
 
 
 


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  # 113333 27-Feb-2008 12:03
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I was getting a file off sourceforge last night (which I don't think is available via KAREN), and I was getting an average of about 600 Kb/sec, which is still pretty nice.

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# 113336 27-Feb-2008 12:30
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Perhaps I could brag around here then:



This is the speed I am getting in one of the servers I am running in a colocation environment in Auckland...






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  # 113343 27-Feb-2008 13:21
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freitasm: Perhaps I could brag around here then:



This is the speed I am getting in one of the servers I am running in a colocation environment in Auckland...



ughhhhh Embarassed




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  # 113345 27-Feb-2008 13:56
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portunus: As a resident KAREN geek I couldn't help commenting on this... Yup, most of the founding participants of KAREN are connected at either gigabit, some are 10 gigabit. I believe some of the newer NZ participants may connect at 100mbit but dont know for sure. International is 622mbit to USA and 155mbit to Australia.

In my speed testing I could max out at around 450mbit or so. That was between two computers running IPerf, one in Auckland and the other Invermay. I suspect a PCI network card would be the limiting factor over about 532mbit? You also need to tweak TCP send/recieve buffers to get any reasonable speed. Real world performance without optimisation is usually a lot less. Sorta nice to know the limiting factor is the devices at either end and not the network itself!

Here is me downloading an ISO from ftp.funet.fi

ftp> get 6.1-RELEASE-i386-disc2.iso
local: 6.1-RELEASE-i386-disc2.iso remote: 6.1-RELEASE-i386-disc2.iso
227 Entering Passive Mode (193,166,3,2,172,27)
150-Accepted data connection
150 587932.0 kbytes to download
100% |**********************************************************************************| 574 MB 2.78 MB/s 00:00 ETA
226-File successfully transferred
226 206.086 seconds (measured here), 2.79 Mbytes per second
602042368 bytes received in 03:26 (2.78 MB/s)

:)



ATM overheads are chewing up an appreciable % also.

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# 113354 27-Feb-2008 14:57
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Until yesterday I had really good consistent up/down speeds, about 1200Kbps down and 900 Kbps up pretty much anywhere.

Yesterday not even Youtube videos would buffer, I was getting 256Kb down if I was lucky. Strange.
Better times are ahead! Hopefully through TCNZ Cable.

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