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Johkal
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Re: [Connectivity] Extreme 50/15 but getting 10

This one isn't bad for Download check: »www.thinkbroadband.com/download/


pflog
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said by Johkal:

This one isn't bad for Download check: »www.thinkbroadband.com/download/

Ah ok, so these are just large files to download? I have a couple of mirrors I use to do that, but this is a nice link, thanks.

I was thinking of something more like shaperprobe, where there's a flash/html5/java UI and it runs a longer test or uses udp as shaperprobe does to give an idea of PB and post-PB speeds.
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Johkal
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I wish there was a ShaperProbe equivalent. I haven't found another. I just check with large file samples.


EG
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said by Johkal:

This one isn't bad for Download check: »www.thinkbroadband.com/download/

FWIW, I get download speeds that are off by 30 Mbps with the largest DL file there. Guess that that server does not open up multiple concurrent sockets / streams to really reveal the true capability of the pipe ?


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For speed tests with large file downloads/uploads, I use the TestMy.net site: »testmy.net/

To get past the PowerBoost effects, you can custom select test file sizes of up to 200MB on the downstream, and up to 33 MB on the upstream.


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That one seems to top out around 20Mbps for me at home (but I'll try it at some other locations)
»www.linode.com/speedtest/ works great if you open multiple saves, either the same server or around the world (which mimics real web pages and/or P2P sources) I consistently hit 37.50Mbps on Blast! during the boost phase here.


EG
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said by telcodad:

For speed tests with large file downloads/uploads, I use the TestMy.net site: »testmy.net/

To get past the PowerBoost effects, you can custom select test file sizes of up to 200MB on the downstream, and up to 33 MB on the upstream.

FWIW, that site has never ever given me anywhere near accurate results for over five years now telcodad See Profile.


Johkal
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I've had that one bookmarked for a while. It's good as you say, but I don't use it. I just like simple down & dirty tests.


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said by EG:

said by telcodad:

For speed tests with large file downloads/uploads, I use the TestMy.net site: »testmy.net/

To get past the PowerBoost effects, you can custom select test file sizes of up to 200MB on the downstream, and up to 33 MB on the upstream.

FWIW, that site has never ever given me anywhere near accurate results for over five years now telcodad See Profile.

Yeah, you've told me that before, but it seems to work pretty good for me. For my Performance 16/2 connection, it just gave me a result of 14.8/2.5 (with 100MB/25MB test files).

But to each their own, I guess.


Johkal
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said by EG:

said by Johkal:

This one isn't bad for Download check: »www.thinkbroadband.com/download/

FWIW, I get download speeds that are off by 30 Mbps with the largest DL file there. Guess that that server does not open up multiple concurrent sockets / streams to really reveal the true capability of the pipe ?

A bit of a crap shoot using anything other than ShaperProbe. Fortunately that one works for me. I have to figure this issue out.
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