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hood128
Super Duper Contributor
just been talking to some one on another site saying that not all speed test on line give u right speed as for tt one is it relaible or not or dose it say you have fast speed when u havent :confused::confused::confused:
jcampy
Philosopher
it all depneds on were the server is located for example user in a talktalk connection would get faster speeds then other ISPs as it on the same network as they are so less chances for bottle necks
Chalkie1983
Wizz Kid
baz134dog
Philosopher
Chalkie1983
Wizz Kid
Ahh my bad i do appologise!

-Chalkie
hood128
Super Duper Contributor
what im trying to say is cos i got fibre optic from tt there speed tester says its quick but when i go to other speed test it slower by loads but my mate who lives next door with bt and his speed on bt checker is good but when he changes it to tt speed tester it slow so i tried bt speed checker on mine said slow but with in same minute i tried tt speed checker its fast strange lol
Chalkie1983
Wizz Kid
Okay personally i feel the only decent way to test your speed is to download a large file.

Here is the new world of warcraft beta download on my fibre which is supposed to be 40/2:



finished the download at around 6.08gb in around 20 minutes.

I am now downloading diablo 3:



Around 33 minutes to download 7.60gb

0 complaints here!

-Chalkie
baz134dog
Philosopher
Originally Posted by Chalkie1983
Okay personally i feel the only decent way to test your speed is to download a large file.

Agreed.:)
Although, if you don't have unlimited download allowance, something smaller maybe?
Like a Nvidia driver, or something from iplayer. As long as the source servers are reliable it gives you a better idea of real world speeds than a speedtest, which is only a snapshot:
Chalkie1983
Wizz Kid
Originally Posted by baz134dog
Agreed.:)

Although, if you don't have unlimited download allowance, something smaller maybe?


^Quoting for truth, keep an eye on your data allowance if you are not on unlimited.

I am currently on the unlimited plan and in the last 4 hours and 45 minutes ive downloaded almost 24gb of data, this is over half the monthly limit on the essentials package.

I am a usage hog when it comes to downloading, I will post up my usage stats in a few days when ive finished downloading my steam games and blizzard games :)

I think i will be in the region of 300GB+ haha :)

-Chalkie
ashy1963
Super Duper Contributor
I think i will be in the region of 300GB+ haha

Is that all;)
In march i did 631.79 GIG
Chalkie1983
Wizz Kid
Not for the month just for the last 2-3 days, I went to my account and took a look which shows the details as 0 so I have to wait a couple of days :)

-Chalkie
T_PC_R
Philosopher
Originally Posted by baz134dog
Agreed.:)

Although, if you don't have unlimited download allowance, something smaller maybe?

Like a Nvidia driver, or something from iplayer. As long as the source servers are reliable it gives you a better idea of real world speeds than a speedtest, which is only a snapshot:



now we know baz likes silk lol;):plollol
baz134dog
Philosopher
Originally Posted by TPCR
now we know baz likes silk lol;):plollol

Only on Wednesdays.:o
Now who was it who had the Veet?:rolleyes:
T_PC_R
Philosopher
Originally Posted by baz134dog
Only on Wednesdays.:o

Now who was it who had the Veet?:rolleyes:



I must confess (it was not me) lollollol

But SWMBO tell me to use though lollollol

should I cave in to her and let her try it on me :s