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Master Geek


# 18347 7-Jan-2008 17:52
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Hey i just tested the internet speeds on both my ps3 and desktop and my desktop results were 3.5mbs download and my ps3 results were 1.5mbs download.how does that work? when i'm running a network cable from my router downsatirs to my desktop upsatirs and the same with my ps3? I also checked our laptop upsatirs which is on wireless and even that is getting 3.5mbs.so how come the ps3 cant?Also i still get a very weak signal thur the cables.

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Master Geek


  # 103448 7-Jan-2008 21:01
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silly question but were you doing the exact same thing to achieve those download speeds? ie: downloading the same file from the same source?

Incidentally, are you able to surf the internet on your PS3 as you would on a desktop? ie: you have access to a browser? I dont have a PS3 and am looking to get one.

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Ultimate Geek


  # 103494 8-Jan-2008 08:06
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Yes there is an internet browser included with the PS3Cool although the java compatibility is a bit suspect at times. Good enough to watch youtube on a big screen though.

 
 
 
 




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Master Geek


  # 103597 8-Jan-2008 16:44
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yeah i done a speed test on each of them one at a time

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Ultimate Geek


  # 106119 22-Jan-2008 15:06
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I've also noticed speeds are slower on the PS3, 6mpbs down on laptop and desktop. and around 1.5-2mbps tops on the PS3

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Ultimate Geek


  # 106123 22-Jan-2008 15:29
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Put Linux on the PS3 and test again..

I would say its the PS3 OS or the PS3 Web browser that is slowing it down..

I never use the PS3 browser myself.. as have PC pluged into same LCD screen as PS3

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