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# 79443 17-Mar-2011 16:53
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I was thinking today how some ADSL modems have very good sync rates whereas others are horrible in NZ, so was thinking of creating a site that basically lets users input their ADSL modem sync information:
sync speed,
attainable sync speed,
line atten,
noise marg,
chipset used by ADSL modem (if known)
town/city etc...

This would then help anyone looking to buy a new modem can see which get a good sync speed etc

Good idea?

PS, site will be ad free, im not trying to make a quick buck Smile

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  # 449301 17-Mar-2011 17:00
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Not sure if their is a need for it, i mean the sort of people who know what sync speed, line atten ect are will already know what to look for in a modem and be able to google any model which they think is for them.

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  # 449388 17-Mar-2011 21:43
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I think your efforts would be better utilised trying to get the message out that to the growing number of people who have "bad" internet only because of their own internal house wiring is causing the issues.


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  # 449401 17-Mar-2011 22:12
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I love your posts Sbiddle. everytime i see someone comment on their poor internet performance and cursing their isp, I picture your head exploding. Even happens IRL.

If I one-day win a million dollars I will use some of my money to put you on tv in an ad break telling everybody about it as part of an awareness campaign.


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  # 449409 17-Mar-2011 22:40
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I dont know how this will help... everyone has different phone lines so you aren't going to achieve to much. Perhaps a very large sample might be able to tell you something, but probably not what we already know - eg broadcom chips tend to sync high and/or are stable.

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  # 450502 21-Mar-2011 21:00
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Yeah didn't think about it that way. Oh well thats why I asked, now I don't have to waste all that time :)
Thanks for the feedback.

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