The Bandwidth Speed Test - Whats Yours?

Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by Gundulph, Dec 20, 2006.

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  1. Test out your Download and Upload Connections with this very simple Test:


    The Bandwidth Speed Test




    Go on - admit it - Who has the Fastest and Who has the Slowest?

    Looks like I'll be a good contender for the Foundation Position!

    965kb/Sec which will take me 14 minutes to download 100MB!!!

    Place your results here to see who has the King and who has the Arrse of Connections...






    Gundulph
     
  2. in_the_cheapseats

    in_the_cheapseats LE Moderator

    Download 1.544 Mb/sec which is 9mins for 100Mb
     
  3. I pay for 3 Mb/s and get 390 Kb/s max. The ISP say it's BT but they deny it!
     
  4. elovabloke

    elovabloke LE Moderator

    4.52 Mbps = download 10Mb file in 18 sec
     
  5. Gremlin

    Gremlin LE Good Egg (charities)

    16.8 Mb/Sec 100mb file takes me about 2 minutes :twisted:
     
  6. 19.2 kbps downloads 100mb in 11.5 hours
     
  7. 1.77 Mbps, 100 Meg file in 8 mins. :roll:

    Quality of service 87% - :?: :?:
     
  8. I cannot get it to do anything...

    Firewall on or off; nothing doing...

    Can recommend this however:

    Bandwidth Place
     
  9. 1.92 Mbps-I pay for 2 so better than I expected.

    100mb in 7 mins.
     
  10. Have you updated your Java plugin lately?

    Passed-over_loggie, if your only getting 384kbps keep complaining until they do something about it. You may find you come across the "Your paying for up to 3mbps" brick wall, and they blame line quality. You may well have a crud line, but quite equally the contention on your exchange may be so huge that its maxed out. Unless you keep complaining, they wont do anything. ISP's are not a rarety, threaten to move ISP if they are not providing the goods.
     
  11. Trip_Wire

    Trip_Wire RIP

    Download Speed: 3.29 Mbps
    Upload Speed 419 Kpps
    Quality 52 %
    Round Trip 293 Ms

    Max Pause 101 Ms

    On Comcast Cable modem.
     
  12. Trip_Wire

    Trip_Wire RIP

    With the other site posted by Bonny m

    1.7 megabits per second
    Communications 1.7 megabits per second
    Storage 209.2 kilobytes per second
    1MB file download 4.9 seconds
    Subjective rating Great
    Explain results

    Info
    Date & time Wednesday, December 20, 3:23PM*
    Test type IDT4 Free
    Connection type Cable
    Region Washington
    Data size 1024KB
    IP address 67.168.143.36
    Provider
     
  13. You have to bear in mind trip wire, that any online speed test is only as good as your route to it. If there is a slow or congested link along the way, its going to impact on the test results. They are only there as a guide.
     
  14. Comparing laptop on wireless and desktop on wire @ WUGNET

    Laptop/Desktop
    Download: 1.77/2.17Mbps
    Upload: 378/313kbps
    Quality 26/32%
    100MB file in 8/6min

    and Laptop @ bandwidthplace:

    Comms: 3.5Mbps
    Storage: 427.2 kBps
    1MB file download: 2.4s
    Rating: Awesome


    Great (now what am I supposed to do with it?)
     
  15. I normally use www.speedtest.net :-

    [​IMG]

    & they give you a handy bit of code for pasting into forums whenever there's a 'my dick's bigger than yours' contest.
    e.g.
    Code:
    [URL=http://www.speedtest.net][IMG]http://www.speedtest.net/result/40377217.png[/IMG][/URL]

    TTFN

    BFG