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DJboutit

join:2009-12-10
Houston, TX

How In The Hell Did Some Get This Fast On A Speed Test

How did someone get this fast on a speed test I have never seen anybody able to get this fast upload speed. I am also in Houston & I only get 24.6mb download & 3.6 up




NetFixer
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Someone with a metro ethernet or other pure fiber connection with at least a 100/100 mbps service could easily get such a speed test result.

Tell us where you snapped that screen shot, and you will probably have answered you own question.
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espaeth
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reply to DJboutit
Note the source in the bottom left corner. This isn't being run from a home connection, it's a server in a hosting data center. In the case of the results posted, it's being run from a physical or virtual box hosted on »www.180servers.com 's network.


TriForce

join:2008-05-27
Chico, CA
reply to DJboutit
Looks like a 100/100Mbps connection. It could possibly be a business or school.


NetFixer
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reply to espaeth
said by espaeth:

Note the source in the bottom left corner. This isn't being run from a home connection, it's a server in a hosting data center. In the case of the results posted, it's being run from a physical or virtual box hosted on »www.180servers.com 's network.

I did not initially notice that, so that definitely answers the OP's question. And I was right about the connection technology, it is 100/100 metro ethernet.

»www.180servers.com/

said by 180servers.com :

180Servers provides 100mbit ethernet connections on all servers.


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DJboutit

join:2009-12-10
Houston, TX
reply to DJboutit
This is not my connection I found this gif on a image hosting site I wish I had that speed at home


tshirt
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reply to DJboutit
espaeth See Profile got it right off the bat, pretty easy to do off a hosted server.
However depending on where you live in Houston, TX, you could likely match the download speed...for a price.
Home connections with that sort of upload are fairly rare.

Oedipus

join:2005-05-09
kudos:1
reply to DJboutit

hee hee
Some would call this cheating, and they would be right.

ExoticFish

join:2008-08-31
Stuarts Draft, VA
reply to DJboutit
Per TestMy.net...
The United States fastest download speed today: 295.4 Mbps
The United States fastest upload speed in the last 30 days: 97.4 Mbps
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DJboutit

join:2009-12-10
Houston, TX
reply to DJboutit
Most of these speed test are when your using power boost true download upload is not even close to this

ExoticFish

join:2008-08-31
Stuarts Draft, VA
You are aware that fiber connections do not have powerboost, right ? That's more than likely what these 100+ Mbps connections are using.
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fartness
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reply to DJboutit
That speed test is nothing. My college upgraded to gigabit ethernet in my senior year and would do 3 to 4 times that.

DJboutit

join:2009-12-10
Houston, TX
reply to DJboutit
^^^ That does not count at 2am to 5am you would always get amazing speed

Extide

join:2000-06-11
84129
reply to DJboutit
At this church office building I used to work at I would get 400/200mbit speeds on the regular, during the day. 96/79 is nothing amazing.

brianiscool

join:2000-08-16
Tampa, FL
kudos:1
reply to DJboutit
Mine is 153Mbps/ 70/Mbps

nokiatech

join:2000-10-18
Stuart, FL
reply to DJboutit
My office is in a municipal building and is fed by a Gig-E metro line. It's pretty much as fast as the NIC in the machine you are using.


techguyga
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reply to DJboutit
Not hard to do with business service.

Sitting in my office, here's what I see this morning (network is a little busy at the moment).


meskinct
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reply to DJboutit
Sitting at my desk a few months back. Not hard if you are at a business.
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C_Chipperson
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reply to DJboutit
Comcast business, we moved to a new building recently and Comcast pulled fiber to our office...




skuv

@rr.com
reply to NetFixer
said by NetFixer:

I did not initially notice that, so that definitely answers the OP's question. And I was right about the connection technology, it is 100/100 metro ethernet.

A connection to a server in a data center is not "metro" ethernet.

Dcdude

join:2009-12-29
reply to DJboutit
i have the blast plan and only a few servers actually show my real speed, the one in baltimore, md being one. My recommended server (which is one hosted by comcast) gives me something like 25 download and my regular upload of 10.5
The baltimore server:
Recommended server:


Expand your moderator at work


WiFiguru
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reply to DJboutit

Re: How In The Hell Did Some Get This Fast On A Speed Test

Since this is becoming a speedtest sharing thread,

Work connection:




mtnarea

@mycingular.net
said by WiFiguru:

Since this is becoming a speedtest sharing thread,

Work connection:

[att=1]

Is your school on the CalREN network? I was never able to pull more than 75 in each direction when I ran a speedtest.

brianiscool

join:2000-08-16
Tampa, FL
kudos:1
reply to WiFiguru
Wow, quick than my home connection. Maybe next year I will catch up to those speeds. My current speed is 153Mbps/70Mbps.


battleop

join:2005-09-28
00000
reply to ExoticFish
That site is just like every other joke speed test site on the web. I am on a 1Gb up / 1Gb down that's directly connected to a router with multiple connections to the internet that range from 1Gb to 10Gb.

My test that was just run at 1:50 EST and it's showing 55Mb/18Mb. There is enough available bandwidth on my network that I should easily beat the daily download and monthly upload records posted.
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WiFiguru
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reply to mtnarea
said by mtnarea :

said by WiFiguru:

Since this is becoming a speedtest sharing thread,

Work connection:

[att=1]

Is your school on the CalREN network? I was never able to pull more than 75 in each direction when I ran a speedtest.

CENIC's CalREN HPR and Los Nettos. Los Nettos has peering with NTT, HE.net, WVFIBER, and Any2IX at One Wilshire here in Los Angeles. CENIC connects all of the education together here in California, and peers with Internet2.

Most of our transit is off of the Los Nettos backbone.

To top it off, the consortium has 100Gbps to Cenic/Los Nettos (aggregate), each school gets 10Gbps - 20Gbps (5 colleges here)


exocet_cm
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New Orleans, LA
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reply to DJboutit
I got something similar in a Baton Rouge data center.


Z1_19_95

@comcast.net




Internet in the public buildings in my state. A lot of downstream congestion.


Zorack

join:2001-12-14
Fayetteville, WV
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reply to meskinct
said by meskinct:

Sitting at my desk a few months back. Not hard if you are at a business.

God. Such speeds. Head Explodes.
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