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Topic # 7377 10-Apr-2006 15:41
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Please correct me if I am wrong, I am using my work connection, Pretty sure it’s Xtra Broadband Explorer.

I thought my connection was running a little fast so I decided to check the speed @ nzadsl....



I was thinking that can't be right, so I cleared the cache etc. tested again and got the same result.

I thought the Max i could pull through ADSL was 3.5mb?


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Reply # 32710 10-Apr-2006 15:43
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If your provider is using a transparent proxy the speed will be between the test server and the proxy, not your machine - unless they use a Java-based applet to test things, like I've seen in other sites. In these case the data goes to the applet, not to the browser, so it won't be cached.





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Reply # 32711 10-Apr-2006 15:47
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Maybe you have a gateway system (server) that has a cache? In which case, deleting your local machines cache will have no effect.



Try a different test, like this one http://www.jetstreamgames.co.nz/speed/index.html, note the result, then clear your cache and try again.



Are you connected via a 10Mbit network connection at work?

Do you have a DSL connection at work, or a private network connection to a head office?

Do you have a server?

Can you see your DSL router (physically see it that is)?




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Reply # 32713 10-Apr-2006 15:59
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tonyhughes: ....Are you connected via a 10Mbit network connection at work?

Do you have a DSL connection at work, or a private network connection to a head office?

Do you have a server?

Can you see your DSL router (physically see it that is)?




I got 6529.8 Kbps from JSG

Standard 100Mbps network if thats what your asking,

connects to ADSL from work, No server and yes I can see the router.

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Reply # 32723 10-Apr-2006 17:14
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How odd...

CTRL+Refresh on the results page?




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Reply # 32757 10-Apr-2006 22:16
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could be one of the older unlimited plans and not explorer. these are slowly being removed however and replaced with the 3.5m plans.  I have a client that currentlt gets between 5 and 6m on one of these older plans.




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Reply # 32772 11-Apr-2006 07:52
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of course LOL full rate DSL...

gawd, hate to think what thats costing you. Wanna dowload some Linux DVD ISOs for me, and then check your bill and tell me your over-cap charges?




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Reply # 32778 11-Apr-2006 09:47
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tonyhughes: of course LOL full rate DSL...

gawd, hate to think what thats costing you. Wanna dowload some Linux DVD ISOs for me, and then check your bill and tell me your over-cap charges?


That would explain it!

Ummm I don't pay the bill myself.......and no DVD writer on the work machine.


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Reply # 32792 11-Apr-2006 13:36
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I got 6529.8 Kbps from JSG


AFAIR JSG was always fullrate no matter what your connection was.




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Reply # 32793 11-Apr-2006 13:42
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Gigs: I got 6529.8 Kbps from JSG


AFAIR JSG was always fullrate no matter what your connection was.



...If you were connected through the JSG server.

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Reply # 32794 11-Apr-2006 13:49
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Er true.. More caffiene needed.


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Reply # 33060 15-Apr-2006 23:05
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What linux iso do you need? i might have a cop liying round somewhere

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Reply # 33090 16-Apr-2006 15:08
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Recheck the www.nzdsl.co.nz speedtest pages.
Thre is a much better tests now that tests download and upload speeds (and doesn't have the peoblem with caching)

Thanks

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