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Posted: 6/28/2002 10:30:31 PM EDT
Just got a cable modem!! Damn! How did I stand dial up for so long! Got mine from Comcast. 1.5Mbps up/128Kbps down. $25/month for the first 3 months, $45 after that.(Both prices include renting the modem.) Whooohoooo!!!!
Link Posted: 6/28/2002 10:39:39 PM EDT
Go here to test it: [url]http://www.ba-hss.com/speedtest/test500.asp[/url]
Link Posted: 6/28/2002 10:41:57 PM EDT
Go to speedguide.net and tweak it for max output. I'm on Cox, 3000 dwn, 256up. The speed test listed is not accurate, try some of the speakeasy test on speedguide. Bill3508
Link Posted: 6/28/2002 10:46:35 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/28/2002 10:50:59 PM EDT by SeaDweller]
10M & UP 8M 6M 4M 2M T1 1.5M 1M 768K [b]870.1KBits 108.8KBytes [/b] 512K 256K 2x ISDN 128K 1x ISDN 64.0K 56.0K v.90 Modem 41.8K Analog Modem 33.6K Edited for best of four.
Link Posted: 6/28/2002 10:47:16 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Theo: Go here to test it: [url]http://www.ba-hss.com/speedtest/test500.asp[/url]
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Wow! It says I am connecting at 512K from work. Woohooo!
Link Posted: 6/28/2002 10:51:46 PM EDT
I used [url]http://www.dslreports.com/stest[/url]. It reports 1140 down and 120 up.
Link Posted: 6/28/2002 10:55:34 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/28/2002 10:56:07 PM EDT by bill3508]
DSL Reports, 2452 dwn/282 up, a little slower than normal but still fast. Bill3508
Link Posted: 6/28/2002 10:57:46 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/29/2002 1:02:37 AM EDT by SeaDweller]
Originally Posted By libertyof76: I used [url]http://www.dslreports.com/stest[/url]. It reports 1140 down and 120 up.
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Cool- out of a DSL modem 2002-06-29 02:51:05 EST: 852 / 160 Your download speed : 852859 bps, or 852 kbps. A 104.1 KB/sec transfer rate. Your upload speed : 160933 bps, or 160 kbps 2002-06-29 02:55:14 EST: 830 / 317 Your download speed : 830510 bps, or 830 kbps. A 101.3 KB/sec transfer rate. Your upload speed : 317082 bps, or 317 kbps. Seems I'm lagging behind a bit. Finally- 2002-06-29 04:55:01 EST: 1080 / 271 Your download speed : 1080936 bps, or 1080 kbps. A 131.9 KB/sec transfer rate. Your upload speed : 271352 bps, or 271 kbps. Seems like broadband .. above the 1mbit barrier!
Link Posted: 6/28/2002 11:39:49 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/29/2002 1:17:03 AM EDT
2002-06-29 05:10:05 EST: 40 / 26 Your download speed : 40164 bps, or 40 kbps. A 4.9 KB/sec transfer rate. Your upload speed : 26109 bps, or 26 kbps. Your connection hardly qualified as broadband, at least in that test I hate dial-up!
Link Posted: 6/29/2002 4:28:41 AM EDT
cable IS the way to go..until FiberOptiks take over... spend a day or three on cable, then go to a phone line... You'll be ticked off in no time! I've had cable for about 4 years now.. wouldn't go back to phone if ya paid me! (well, maybe I would if you paid me enough, but then I'd secretly get and use cable or dsl when no one was lookin') [:D]
Link Posted: 6/29/2002 4:40:18 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/29/2002 4:50:04 AM EDT
1533/198 COMCAST [:D]
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