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by LLIB9999 / March 7, 2010 12:39 PM PST

Does anyone know why the CNET speed test indicates a much lower speed than speedtest.net? I get 2.0 mbps from CNET and about 29 mbps from speedtest.net. I know the higher number is not correct but don't know why it tests that way. My cable company doesn't take me seriously because they reccommend speedtest.net for testing.

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Test Server
by sunwatcher / March 14, 2010 4:39 PM PDT
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Bandwidth test sites try to connect you to the closest test server possible. My guess is that the Cnet test isn't connecting you to a server as close as the Speedtest.net one. Go with the Speedtest.net results.

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Re: Brad band speed check.
by chandirika / March 16, 2010 9:46 PM PDT
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