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# 211632 4-Apr-2017 23:20
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How does this compare with other people's gigabit connections? Pretty standard? Is this perhaps all the testing server will give me?

 

https://www.speedtest.net/result/6189220077

 

 

 

Cheers,

 

James

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  # 1756676 5-Apr-2017 00:07
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You're testing to a server that isn't that great - test to Spark Auckland and ensure you're doing it via Ethernet too (common sense but still, people do it).

 

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Also just remembered I am downloading some TV shows so my speeds are not that great ;)





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  # 1756687 5-Apr-2017 04:27
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what router are you using? what device are you using for testing? these can have an effect on the speeds you get as now you are pushing the limit of what they can handle with a Gigabit connection.

 

have you tried using the speedtest windows 10 app?


 
 
 
 


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  # 1756710 5-Apr-2017 07:19
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Jase2985:

 

what router are you using? what device are you using for testing? these can have an effect on the speeds you get as now you are pushing the limit of what they can handle with a Gigabit connection.

 

have you tried using the speedtest windows 10 app?

 

 

Yes let us know the model of Router you are using. I would be pretty happy with 700mbit download. Upload looks good.

 

You may find you get a better speed doing a PPPoE Directly to the ONT. But that can also be determined by how old/powerful the PC is. 

 

Try a few different speed test servers.






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  # 1756718 5-Apr-2017 07:29
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darylblake:

 

Jase2985:

 

what router are you using? what device are you using for testing? these can have an effect on the speeds you get as now you are pushing the limit of what they can handle with a Gigabit connection.

 

have you tried using the speedtest windows 10 app?

 

 

Yes let us know the model of Router you are using. I would be pretty happy with 700mbit download. Upload looks good.

 

You may find you get a better speed doing a PPPoE Directly to the ONT. But that can also be determined by how old/powerful the PC is. 

 

Try a few different speed test servers.

 

 

 

 

I had an Intel NIC on my old gaming rig and could set a VLAN on the NIC itself and PPPoE into ONT's.

 

Was such a solid connection.

 

 




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  # 1756852 5-Apr-2017 10:19
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Ok, I did a direct PPPoE connection from my desktop PC, and the result was a little more download speed: 830 Mbps. Upload was the same, maxing out at 550 each time.

 

All good. My router is this: amplifi.com

 

I use mesh points with it.

 

Cheers all

 

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  # 1756897 5-Apr-2017 11:33
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You also have to consider if the PC it self will process a gig test properly.  That's another issue that has been reported as catching people out.

 

 





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  # 1756918 5-Apr-2017 11:58
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Should be ok; 2015 generation i7 CPU, SSD, gigabit ethernet, etc. 


 
 
 
 


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  # 1756929 5-Apr-2017 12:09
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I have tested gig to 925 via a fritz box / 2degrees




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  # 1756930 5-Apr-2017 12:17
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jamesmcd:

 

Should be ok; 2015 generation i7 CPU, SSD, gigabit ethernet, etc. 

 

 

Which will run like a dog if you've got 4gb of ram, windows 10, testing in firefox and you've had facebook open for a number of hours in a tab and it's already leaked out to 1.2gb of ram used.

 

 

 

 





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  # 1756931 5-Apr-2017 12:21
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Lol... I'll elaborate then. 32GB RAM, 8GB graphics, Windows 10 and I literally never use it other than the odd bit of gaming once a week. I've tested in various browsers and the native Windows app. I use my Macbook for work.


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  # 1757347 6-Apr-2017 06:14
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Still doesn't mean you don't have some anti virus or firewall messing with the connection. Download a linux live trial ISO and try booting from that and running speedtest. As you're getting 550 up then you must be in an Enable or UFF area as they overclock their upstream considerably over Chorus.








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  # 1757460 6-Apr-2017 12:10
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BarTender:

 

Still doesn't mean you don't have some anti virus or firewall messing with the connection. Download a linux live trial ISO and try booting from that and running speedtest. As you're getting 550 up then you must be in an Enable or UFF area as they overclock their upstream considerably over Chorus.

 

 

 

 

I'll see what I can do. And yep, I'm in Hamilton. UFF territory. 

 

 

 

 


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