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Am I getting the speed I should be?

by AndrewXtreme / September 6, 2008 12:19 PM PDT

I did an online speed test of my connection speed and wanted to know if I was getting what i'm paying for. We have 100.0 mbps.
Here's the results of the speed test
download 6504
upload 476

p.s. why is it i can download a song in under 30 seconds but searching online is still slow sometimes (pictures mostly, youtube vids slow). thanks guys

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the lag is
by mementh / September 6, 2008 2:58 PM PDT

the lag your getting is from the sites, your pipes big enough, i would not worry too much.. very few sites can saturate your bandwidth

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Your 100 Mb/s is your LAN speed . . .
by Coryphaeus / September 6, 2008 10:51 PM PDT

What is your ISP's advertised speed? Just looking at your results, it looks like you have 6 Meg down and about 400K up. Does this track with what your ISP says you should get?

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by AndrewXtreme / September 7, 2008 10:37 AM PDT

um, i dunno. how would do I found out the advertised speed? whats LAN speed? thanks

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Who is your provider?
by Coryphaeus / September 7, 2008 8:58 PM PDT
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Call and ask them.

LAN (Local Area Network) is the connection between the modem and the PC. Standard LAN speed is 100 Mb/s. This is what shows if you mouse over the connection icon in the System Tray.

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