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  Reply # 35422 10-May-2006 20:31
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Is perfect early in the morning but.....

3.5M
Xtra, St Heliers
291k download
79k upload

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  Reply # 35446 10-May-2006 23:06
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aa.  As I understand it, some ISPs are giving local traffic free aren't they?  This means that aspects of those plans are not capped at all.  This is nuts as it has serious impact on managing capacity (unless you simply allow for 100% load).

bb.  You guys are quoting speeds of that orcon speed test?  What's the load on orcon and ape at peak times?  Don't get me wrong, I'm as interested as you in performance issues, but squeeking about stuff and having our facts wrong or up for question means our bleats fall on deaf ears.

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  Reply # 35624 12-May-2006 22:21
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Xtra Explorer plan 3.5mb/128k

Download Speed: 1198 kbps (149.8 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 131 kbps (16.4 KB/sec transfer rate)

10.15pm 12/05/06

hornby, christchurch

i think im abt 2.4km form my exchange

did the test 3 times all the same

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  Reply # 35645 13-May-2006 15:29
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Location: Glenfield, Auckland
ISP: Maxnet 3.5/128
Download Speed: 2138 kbps (267.3 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 132 kbps (16.5 KB/sec transfer rate)

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Reply # 35646 13-May-2006 15:55
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See also this thread: http://www.gpforums.co.nz/showthread.php?s=&threadid=321089 at gpforums.co.nz

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  Reply # 35743 15-May-2006 11:37
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Location: Bishopdale, Christchurch
ISP: Quicksilver - Orbit 30 3.5/128
Download Speed: 2804 kbps (350.5 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 132 kbps (16.5 KB/sec transfer rate)

BEST speed I ever had :) :) :)


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  Reply # 35747 15-May-2006 12:34
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Location: Bishopdale, Christchurch
ISP: Quicksilver - Orbit 30 3.5/128
Download Speed: 3216 kbps (402 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 80 kbps (10 KB/sec transfer rate)

NEW BEST speed I ever had :) :) :) - Guess everyones busy eating their lunch to worry about tying up bandwidth :)


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Reply # 35926 16-May-2006 23:59
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Location: New Lynn, Auckland, 11.55pm
ISP: Ihug 3.5/128
D/S: 333k - WTF???
U/S: 101k

OK this is completely f-ed!!! I used to get 19xxk on my old 2MB connection with Clear and Actrix, but now, what a f-ing great upgrade!!! I'm only getting 15% of the speed of what I used to get with a $40 plan!!!

:cry: I so miss my good old 2M connections... :*(  I knew I never should've upgraded...

FK NZ BROADBAND - WHAT A F-ING LOAD OF SH*T!!!

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Reply # 35932 17-May-2006 08:20
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Penrose - Auckland
Ihug 3.5/512

Download Speed: 3363 kbps (420.4 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 504 kbps (63 KB/sec transfer rate)




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  Reply # 35934 17-May-2006 08:29
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Xtra 3.5 / 128

Last Result:
Download Speed: 3457 kbps (432.1 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 132 kbps (16.5 KB/sec transfer rate)

(under WinXP - yay)




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  Reply # 35937 17-May-2006 08:45
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Well done Tony, dont think you could possibly get any higher than that, thats about the highest ive ever gotten as well



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  Reply # 35938 17-May-2006 09:12
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Hastings Central
Xtra 3.5 / 128

Last Result:
Download Speed: 3477 kbps (434.6 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 129 kbps (16.1 KB/sec transfer rate)




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  Reply # 35939 17-May-2006 09:13
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tonyhughes: Hastings Central
Xtra 3.5 / 128

Last Result:
Download Speed: 3530 kbps (441.3 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 97 kbps (12.1 KB/sec transfer rate)

I will be interested to try and get these results tonight when congestion starts...




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  Reply # 35940 17-May-2006 09:18
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Twice in a row? Geez, though not too many people can say they are getting faster than 3.5Mbps

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Reply # 35943 17-May-2006 09:39
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All very good, but...

How many hops between your PC and these speed tests? As I understand any ISP promise only the nominal speed. Your connection can be impacted by current network traffic, the destination site's load, and lots of other factors.

Don't get me wrong, but... People will never get 3.5Mbps, as I will never get 10Mbps on my TCL connection. I can't even get 100Mbps in my local network with two computers side-by-side folks, let alone from here to a server buried in a mountain in Colorado.





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