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Old 05-08-2011, 11:46 AM
 
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I think this test is off. I just did one on speedtest.net and it tested over 21 mbps.
Location, location location... Try the Speakeasy test, if you try a few different locations you'll get varying results:

Speakeasy - Speed Test

Time of day and other things will factor in.
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Old 05-08-2011, 10:39 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Download Speed: 4581 kbps (572.6 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 1062 kbps (132.8 KB/sec transfer rate)

Looks better with Speakeasy.net/speedtest
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Old 05-08-2011, 11:03 PM
 
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Down: 4988

Up: 3955
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Old 05-08-2011, 11:04 PM
 
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Now... somebody wanna tell me if thats good or not?
I have no clue.
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Old 05-08-2011, 11:07 PM
 
Location: Tacoma WA
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Hello all, the data speeds are interesting but to me of more importance is what speed do you find is necessary to do have good streaming downloads of programs?
We have just moved into the surprise area & do not have Internet, telephone or tv yet. We have never tried streaming however we do have a netflix subscription which worked well on comcast in WA state.

While we want to keep total cost for "entertainment" down we want decent viewing. Been looking at Cox's packages & wondering what would be the minimum for decent streaming. It has been suggested that we could increase download speed & not have TV for about the same total cost.

Any thoughts about the streaming, etc?

TIA
David
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Old 05-09-2011, 12:35 AM
 
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I retried both speedtests documented here:

Speed.try:

Download Speed: 16.028 Mbps (16028 kb/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 0.479 Mbps (479 kb/sec transfer rate)
Mon May 9 00:29:15 2011


Speakeasy:

15.69Mbps download
.49Mbps upload

And I tried another, speedtest.net:

16.51 Mbps download
.48Mbps upload

All tests were done within 5 minutes of each other.

I have no issues streaming content from the net...

Time Warner, costs me about 40 bucks a month.
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Old 05-09-2011, 06:12 AM
 
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Now... somebody wanna tell me if thats good or not?
I have no clue.
Your download speed is good comparied to dialup or DSL, not so great compared to some broadbansd, upload is good regardless.
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:35 PM
 
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Im on Cox Cable 'high speed' cable modem.
I download lots of videos, and it goes pretty quick.
Is there a way I can improve it?
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Old 05-10-2011, 10:17 AM
 
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Download speed: 31 Mbps
Upload speed: 23 Mbps
I use Verizon FiOS, and I love it!
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Old 05-13-2011, 11:58 AM
 
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On that site mine shows 17849 kbps download and 1850 kbps upload. Time Warner.
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