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#24078 14-Jul-2008 19:43
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Hi Guys.
I'm new to broadband here in NZ, are these speed test results any good or are they slow ??

Thanks in advance.

Last Result:
Download Speed: 2758 kbps (344.8 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 136 kbps (17 KB/sec transfer rate)
Latency: 87 ms


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  #147895 14-Jul-2008 20:34
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Well that depends on what you are going to use the net for. Like downloading a lot of things or gaming.

i would say that is decent tho



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  #147907 14-Jul-2008 21:12
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Thanks for the reply rygrass. Just general surfing really. No gaming and not a lot of downloads.


 
 
 
 


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  #147970 15-Jul-2008 06:29
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You might want tothe program TCPOptomise,  it may tune your xp system? to get faster speeds.
But your speed looks very average.

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  #147996 15-Jul-2008 09:03
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slliwgd: Hi Guys.
I'm new to broadband here in NZ, are these speed test results any good or are they slow ??

Thanks in advance.

Last Result:
Download Speed: 2758 kbps (344.8 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 136 kbps (17 KB/sec transfer rate)
Latency: 87 ms


You really need to post your router stats. I.E. if you are like 100m from an ADSL2+ exchange, then those speeds are really bad; but if your are 4-5km from exchange, then those speeds are what you would expect.




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