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Wannabe Geek

Reply # 35139 7-May-2006 02:36
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Location: Mt.Eden/Auckland
ISP: Orcon
D/L: 520 kbps
U/L: 133 kbps

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  Reply # 35164 7-May-2006 22:19
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Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast
Xtra (an plder plan - 2mbps down; 192kbps up)
Download Speed: 1917 kbps (239.6 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 124 kbps (15.5 KB/sec transfer rate)

While this was 10:10 p.m. on a Sunday night, I have, over the last month, consistently had over 1900kbps down.  Up has not been higher than around 150kbps from memory (may be worht going to 3.5/128 for the same price as it appears my upload speed won't reduce by much in any event!)

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 35167 8-May-2006 08:10
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Auckland, Devonport


1924 Down
133 Up

0810 am

HTPC: Antec NSK2480B case, AMD A4-5300 CPU, Asus F2A85-M LE mobo, WD Caviar Green 64Mb 2TB HDD, HD Homerun, Win7 Home Premium, RAM 1600Mhz 4Gb.
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Master Geek
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  Reply # 35660 14-May-2006 11:28
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Got upgraded on Friday

Hokitika, West Coast
Slingshot Extreme 5GB

TimeIP AddressDownload SpeedUpload Speed

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Uber Geek


  Reply # 35680 14-May-2006 16:54
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Wellington, Northland


1644 down
99 up

Twitter - GaryRo
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Wannabe Geek

Reply # 37569 3-Jun-2006 19:19
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Location: Ranui/Waitakere CIty
ISP: Ihug
D/L: 877
U/L:  62

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 37573 3-Jun-2006 19:34
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Location: Lower Hutt Welly
ISP: Xtra
D/L: 48
U/L: 48


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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 37576 3-Jun-2006 19:44
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Location: Ranui / Waitakere City
ISP: Ihug
DL: 1280kbps
UL: 90kbps

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Wannabe Geek

Reply # 37902 7-Jun-2006 17:27
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Location: Ranui / Waitakere
ISP: Ihug
D/L: 2078
U/L: 120

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  Reply # 38039 9-Jun-2006 09:18
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Location: Milford, North Shore, Auckland

ISP: Woosh 1024/128

Up:106 kbps 13.3 KB/sec transfer rate

Down:842 kbps 105.3 KB/sec transfer rate

Time: 9.17am

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 38083 9-Jun-2006 17:50
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When posting your replies, and researching your data are you guys looking at your raw atm speeds?

My router allows me to look at the link speed to the dslam. 

As most of us know, there are many reasons why data speeds may be slowed thru the network.  However the dsl<--->dslam speed is a very good indication of line issues v's other network issues.

I found it interesting to note that my ATM up link speed was ~160kbits/s.  Last time I had dsl connected on the same line it was higher.

Does anyone know if Telecom are now impossing limits on the raw dsl<--->dslam links as well now?

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 40268 1-Jul-2006 12:52
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Location Bucklands Beach, Auckland
ISP Xtra
D/L Speed 1939 (very unusual - most often it is less than 200!)
U/L Speed 81

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 40269 1-Jul-2006 12:58
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And only a few minutes later...
Location Bucklands Beach, Auckland
ISP Xtra
D/L Speed 1556
U/L Speed 79

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Ultimate Geek

  Reply # 40277 1-Jul-2006 15:36
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Woohoo!!!   Actrix 2Mbps/128kbps  21gb, $55/mth.

After numerous emails and good follow-up......  And testing this at a good time (3.36pm), improved from my previous tests of only around 400kbps download, now, it's:

Pakuranga/Bucklands Beach:
Download Speed: 2109 kbps (263.6 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 70 kbps (8.8 KB/sec transfer rate)

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  Reply # 40285 1-Jul-2006 20:26
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Beach haven


2022 down
131 up

Line speed varies a bit but looks like its getting the full 2 megs at the moment.


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