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Ultimate Geek


  # 163604 10-Sep-2008 20:46
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And heres trying to download an attachment from my Gmail account at 8:30 tonight in Dunedin (Orcon FS/FS)


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Geek


  # 163605 10-Sep-2008 20:47
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nextothemoon,yes i see what your getting here but no it isnt my line because i usually get 3mb-2mb when it isnt on peak time. which is generally anytime before 7pm

 
 
 
 


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Wannabe Geek


# 163611 10-Sep-2008 21:02
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Here's a test to Sydney at 9pm on Gold+.  Still looks good to me


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Master Geek


  # 163625 10-Sep-2008 21:37
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Skewt: And heres trying to download an attachment from my Gmail account at 8:30 tonight in Dunedin (Orcon FS/FS)


You may want to try a download manager, I use and suggest Metaproducts Download Express.

Then you can alter the number of simultaneous download threads.


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Geek


  # 163629 10-Sep-2008 21:46
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dreamtype: nextothemoon,yes i see what your getting here but no it isnt my line because i usually get 3mb-2mb when it isnt on peak time. which is generally anytime before 7pm


I'm just saying I'm out in the sticks and can stream Youtube well. I get 300kbs-1000kbs while Youtubing and if anyone gets less than that with Orcon (or any other ISP) they definitely should be complaining... that's not even close to .25MB/s.

It really doesn't take much of a connection to stream YouTube.





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Ultimate Geek


  # 163639 10-Sep-2008 22:41
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retardinator:

Skewt: And heres trying to download an attachment from my Gmail account at 8:30 tonight in Dunedin (Orcon FS/FS)


You may want to try a download manager, I use and suggest Metaproducts Download Express.

Then you can alter the number of simultaneous download threads.



I did try the file with a download manager as well, it only ever got upto 30k in speed
I dont mind using a download manager for large files, but for a 6mb avi from google? you would think there would at least be some decent speed there

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Geek


  # 163830 11-Sep-2008 19:28
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very odd, its 7.25pm and my speedtest results..I have yet to go on ventrilo or Warcraft,let's see how it goes..








 
 
 
 


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Geek


  # 163853 11-Sep-2008 20:39
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8.38pm looks way better than last night! We'll see how Warhammer aussie servers & ventrillo go tonight



Edit: well have to try again tomorrow night. The servers are down for maintenance.

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Master Geek


  # 163865 11-Sep-2008 21:36
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Looking good as usual :D

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Wow :O prob highest speeds I have ever had to LA

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Uber Geek

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  # 163940 12-Sep-2008 08:47
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Must depend where you live.  I'm in Papatoetoe, Auckland and last nite was the slowest i've seen orcon for about 2 years.  Local speed test said 1900 Kb down and international downloads from a site that normally runs at 3Mb was running at about 350Kb.  I gave up trying to listen to online radio..  




Regards,

Old3eyes


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Geek


  # 163955 12-Sep-2008 10:08
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I've had a look in my DSL router status page and noticed that Interleaving is ON.

Searched Orcon's page and found this:

http://www.orcon.net.nz/faqs/residential_broadband_faq/can_i_turn_interleaving_on/off/

Hmm so the default is off, wonder why mine got turned on? Hmm maybe turning it off might help me? I've sent an email to support to get it turned off. Hopefully not a long wait Tongue out

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Geek


  # 164202 13-Sep-2008 13:01
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hi guys

not sure what your experience has been with ADSL2.since moving to ADSL2  ive had nothing but problems with my ping,i use skype quite abit and my ping as gone from 300 to 700 when calling poland (wroclaw) as u can imagine this makes it nearly impossibe to use a web cam.i had a ticket with orcon to try and fix this,no such luck

last night and today ive been trying to play COD4 on internode servers my ping as gone from 50-80 to 190-250.

oh yeah i read in PC World(last months i think) that orcon has been having trouble with its international traffic for a while now and they have no idea how to fix it,even after buying in more bandwidth

these issues have been on going for over a month now and im sick of ringing orcon about it,since moving to orcon 7 months ago im  constantly on the the phone to orcon about one problem or another
starting to regret moving to orcon.

sorry for the vent but ive had enough

     


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Geek


  # 164347 14-Sep-2008 15:46
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First time in a while ive had noticablee speed issues while just browsing. :/

I'm not even going to try gaming atm...

-Goodie

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Geek


  # 164391 14-Sep-2008 20:31
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Slight improvement tonight:


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Geek


  # 164394 14-Sep-2008 20:44
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Decent speeds for me as well.


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