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#165037 - 04/13/07 07:37 AM What Do YOU Think?
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6308
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Got a new computer. I thought I had noticed that web pages were loading faster.

Before (4/2/07):

Actually, 10:57AM EDT

After (4/13/07):

Actually 7:07AM EDT

Frederick, MD is the server closest to me. Other, more distant, servers have been slower, but they've all been over 10,000 kbps. Can a new computer really make that much difference???????

FYI: The 4th quarter of last year, I was averaging around 8000 kbps. For some reason, toward the end of January this year, my speed dropped precipitously as reflected by the "Before" reading above. Maybe my ISP was just having a hiccup, or something.

Link to Speedtest.net
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#165038 - 04/13/07 08:43 AM Re: What Do YOU Think? [Re: Ajax]
medic8r Offline
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Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 6451
Loc: Fredericksburg, Virginia
Thanks for the link - that's a really cool way to test a PC. I'm subscribing to a 3M/1M DSL for my business and found that my results are actually closer to 4.3/0.5, but I'll take it because it means the Axiom boards download faster!
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#165039 - 04/13/07 10:16 AM Re: What Do YOU Think? [Re: Ajax]
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Registered: 04/02/03
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Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
I dunno... You still seem to be lagging a bit...




Edited by pmbuko (04/13/07 10:17 AM)
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#165040 - 04/13/07 11:26 AM Re: What Do YOU Think? [Re: pmbuko]
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6308
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Sagging as well. It's my age. OH, you mean the speedtest.

You're at work.....you cheater.
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#165041 - 04/13/07 05:36 PM Re: What Do YOU Think? [Re: Ajax]
Ray3 Offline
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Registered: 02/02/04
Posts: 2845
Loc: Rochester, NY
Jack.... you REALLY have to find yourself a hobby!

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#165042 - 04/13/07 06:15 PM Re: What Do YOU Think? [Re: Ray3]
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Registered: 05/24/04
Posts: 1201
Loc: Fresno, CA
Quote:

Jack.... you REALLY have to find yourself a hobby!



Collecting nasal hair isn't a hobby?
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#165043 - 04/13/07 07:09 PM Re: What Do YOU Think? [Re: richeydog]
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Registered: 12/30/03
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Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
It's a good thing you're a Red Wings fan. Loved game 1. Game 2 on Sunday.
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#165044 - 04/13/07 09:01 PM Re: What Do YOU Think? [Re: Ajax]
richeydog Offline
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Registered: 05/24/04
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Loc: Fresno, CA
I only kid the ones I love.

Game 1 was terrific. Red Wings were awesome.
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#165045 - 04/14/07 05:55 AM Re: What Do YOU Think? [Re: Ajax]
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Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5222
Loc: Los Angeles
This is 3am at my office in Los Angeles...uggg...



Though...which is worse...that download speed, or the fact that I'm at the office at 3am?




Edited by spiffnme (04/14/07 05:56 AM)
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#165046 - 04/14/07 07:51 AM Re: What Do YOU Think? [Re: spiffnme]
Wid Offline
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Registered: 06/22/03
Posts: 6767
Loc: The Peoples Republic of Il.

Mine looks worst of all so far


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