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Old 02-10-2003, 11:23 PM   #1
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-----SPEED, the need for SPEED >>>>>>>>

How fast is your connection?

I currently have dsl

TAKE THE TEST

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my results:

1MB file download

27.8 seconds
The time it would take you to download a 1 megabyte file at this speed.
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Old 02-10-2003, 11:29 PM   #2
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2.5 mbps

1 MB file: 3.3 sec.

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Communications

1 megabits per second
How communication devices are rated. Kilo means 1,000 and mega means 1,000,000. Examples include 56k modem and 10Mbit Ethernet

Storage

125.1 kilobytes per second
The way data is measured on your hard drive and how file sharing and FTP programs measure transfer speeds. Kilo is 1,024 and mega is 1,048,576.

1MB file download

8.2 seconds
The time it would take you to download a 1 megabyte file at this speed.
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I just closed stuff I had running and did it again and it's

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1.4 megabits per second
How communication devices are rated. Kilo means 1,000 and mega means 1,000,000. Examples include 56k modem and 10Mbit Ethernet

Storage

168.1 kilobytes per second
The way data is measured on your hard drive and how file sharing and FTP programs measure transfer speeds. Kilo is 1,024 and mega is 1,048,576.

1MB file download

6.1 seconds
The time it would take you to download a 1 megabyte file at this speed.
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ok

melon and meegan,

i guess you have cable connections?
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Old 02-10-2003, 11:41 PM   #6
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1.2 megabits per second


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1.2 megabits per second

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142.8 kilobytes per second


1MB file download
7.2 seconds
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Yep, I have cable.
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Cable connection

COMMUNICATION: 2.8 Megabits per second

STORAGE: 347.1 kilobytes per second

1MB FILE DOWNLOAD: 3 seconds
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Old 02-10-2003, 11:52 PM   #9
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WOHOOOO 3.4 minutes for a 1MB file!!!!!! My connection kicks ass !
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1.3 minutes...

We have a pretty decent connection downstairs, but the computer in my room runs off a wireless feed so I lose the speed in the meantime. Ah well. it doesn't seem so bad considering we previously had dial up.
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shannon,

don't feel bad I had dial up last year and my speed was 4-5 minutes for 1 mb file.

I was paying $20 a month, now i pay $50. a month.
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Your raw speed was 1990425.7 bits per second which is the same as:

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2 megabits per second


Storage

243 kilobytes per second


1MB file download

4.2 seconds
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Old 02-11-2003, 09:37 AM   #13
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Your raw speed was 1406002.84bits per second which is the same as


Communications 1.4 megabitsper second

Storage 171.6 kilobytesper second

1MB file download 6 seconds

im at work, love this connection...................
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Now I'm at work.

We have dsl here but its a lot slower.

1MB file download
1.2 minutes
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Old 02-11-2003, 12:22 PM   #15
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I have cable.

Your raw speed was 1300829.4 bits per second which is the same as:

Communications
1.3 megabits per second

Storage
158.8 kilobytes per second

1MB file download: 6.4 seconds
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