[kwlug-disc] Reliable Broadband speed test
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Fri Mar 4 12:48:25 EST 2011
I guess.. But The speeds I've been concerned with in the past are farther than the first hop. If I send to a single address large files a lot, I find that rarely do I get anywhere near what the speed test tells me. In general it can be a good tool, but if you want to know the actual speed that you are going to achieve on say, a remote nightly backup... You have to do it every night for a while, and do the math yourself.. At least, that's been my experience.
> Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 10:22:57 -0500
> From: unsolicited at swiz.ca
> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Reliable Broadband speed test
> Which is what such sites do.
> ... and they do the math for you! (-:
> Joe Wennechuk wrote, On 03/04/2011 10:11 AM:
> > There is alwasy the old fashioned way.. Sending a large file of
> > known size, and dividing it by how long it took. This is the only
> > way to really know.
> >> Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 19:53:30 -0800 From: rarsa at yahoo.com To:
> >> kwlug-disc at kwlug.org Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Reliable Broadband
> >> speed test
> >> Thank you for the Rogers link
> >> ----- Original Message ---- From: unsolicited
> >> ... For your purposes, assuming Roger's, use Roger's own speed
> >> test site: http://speedcheck.rogers.com/. ...
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