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Old 06-27-2008, 12:00 AM   #1
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hey guys, haven't been on in a few months, mainly because it's been smooth sailing. just upgraded to 3mbps dsl because it was only $6 more than 1mbps problem is is that i'm only getting 1.3 . any ideas? the isp is windstream.
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Old 06-27-2008, 03:12 AM   #2
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how long ago did u "Upgrade" cuz it takes about 2 or 3 days for them to get stuff done on their end. if its been longer then that id call ur ISP
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Old 06-27-2008, 09:02 AM   #3
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do one of those at speedtest.net
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Old 06-27-2008, 02:43 PM   #4
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it's been about 6 days since we got the new modem. i've tested periodicaly since i've gotten in and the highsets i've gotten so far is 1400 and something kbps.

about average
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Old 06-27-2008, 05:08 PM   #5
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i thought mine was slow at 1431





what determines your speed anyhow? it is you dsl box or your provider?

or how much you pay lol
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Old 06-27-2008, 06:15 PM   #6
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this is what i get

1949 - download
242 - upload
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Old 06-27-2008, 10:07 PM   #7
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what determines your speed is the service you pay for. i'm paying for 3 meg and getting 1.3...
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i pay for 3 and get ~3

speedtest(dot)net isn't the most accurate, it is ALWAYS alot lower. like when i actually download stuff i get 3 but on speed test this is what i get

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Old 06-27-2008, 10:17 PM   #9
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i'd be happy with that but i'm only getting 1.3 on downloads (~160 KB/s)
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Old 06-28-2008, 02:04 AM   #10
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i HATE my upload rate! I used to have 10m down and 1.5m up. They downgraded the service in our area though basturds
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