are they advertising?
I am running a DSL service from AT&T/SBC Yahoo DSL. It's the cheap DSL ($17.99/month). My results from my test on speakeasy.net were 1.7 Mbps/downloading and 438 Kbps/uploading. My CPU is an Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 at 1.8Ghz and I'm running Vista w/2MB RAM.