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crazypants

join:2011-02-25
North York, ON
reply to Bhruic

Re: [DSL] VDSL - 25/7 Congestion

So when you download a file you get the full rate per sec?



HiVolt
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said by crazypants:

So when you download a file you get the full rate per sec?

A single file without the use of download managers, that is...

Anything that is a mulit threaded download like torrents, usenet, http with download managers masks the effects of congestion.
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crazypants

join:2011-02-25
North York, ON

ok got ya


Bhruic

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reply to crazypants

said by crazypants:

So when you download a file you get the full rate per sec?

No, but the only real downloading that I do is torrents, which as Hivolt mentions is multithreaded. Anything else I do (watch videos, etc), the decrease in maximum speed isn't a factor. I don't have any problem watching YouTube videos at 1080, for example.

Not saying that means the problem doesn't exist, just that for me, practically speaking, it has no impact on my internet experience.

crazypants

join:2011-02-25
North York, ON
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When I'm streaming live video, I get constant buffering. Youtube video at 1080 would load, but these are preloaded videos that have time to buffer and don't get effected unless at the very peak (after 9 pm)
My biggest problem is the live streaming of video which usually starts at about 7 p.m. My tracert shows that the pings go up to 200ms every 4-5th hop which interferes with the streaming.



Mike2009

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