Any explanation for this?

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  1. rkf76

    rkf76 New Member

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    Installing a router on my system boosts my net d/l speed 15x!!!

    How can this be?
     
  2. rkf76

    rkf76 New Member

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    6mb connection via Comcast Cable, before router
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    Same connection, after router
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    Only thing that changed with my system between those tests is the addition of the router, everything else stayed the same.
     
  3. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    you probably just have a weird router or something that is messing up the speed test

    try this: http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/
     
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    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    1734 is too low for 6mbit, but 30792 is way too high. maybe you're using a busted cable or something?
     
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    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    I'm on fiber and your download speed is showing just as fast as mine.

    SpeakEasy.net
    Download Speed: 29804 kbps (3725.5 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 31295 kbps (3911.9 KB/sec transfer rate)

    Speedtest.net
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  6. rkf76

    rkf76 New Member

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    LOL. Can I get more credit than that? My downloads are noticeably faster now with the router than before without it. Example, a 85mb file that used to take me 10-20 minutes to d/l now takes me a little over a minute. That's not a weird router messing up numbers on a speed test, that's a decisively faster d/l speed.

    I've tried 3 different speed tests to ensure/confirm my results, I've already posted the first one, here's the other two.

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    Considering i'm paying for 6mb down and 1 up, I think it's pretty damn good;)

    Yeah, but your upload speed is insane!!
     
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    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    that's weird. I only know of one cable company that usually delivers MORE than they promise.. Optimum Online.
     
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    But if I take the router out of the equation then I get way below what I pay for, with the exception of upload speed.
     

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