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how fast is your connection?

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Jack dannels
State War Academy
Caldari State
#41 - 2015-01-20 23:24:02 UTC
mine is 40 Mb down 12 up
Angel T Hunter
Republic Military School
#42 - 2015-01-20 23:29:04 UTC
100gb here
Oraac Ensor
#43 - 2015-01-20 23:45:02 UTC
Down: 1.5mbps
Up: 0.38mbps

UK city location.
Unezka Turigahl
Det Som Engang Var
#44 - 2015-01-21 01:10:08 UTC
Verizon fiber optic 25Mb/25Mb. And you never know when they will start throttling certain websites because they want to extort money from them.

Internet in the USA is a ripoff compared to the rest of the world.
Noriko Mai
#45 - 2015-01-21 01:13:32 UTC
mind speed

"Meh.." - Albert Einstein

Alex Thiesantes
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#46 - 2015-01-21 01:20:26 UTC
thanks for all the info

I was so focused on this forum yesterday that I forgot all about my generator, until he run out of fuel :)
I downloaded eve about 60 % and the rest will be in a couple of days when my data meter resets.

about the speed.
I did some calculations to be able to compare the speeds that you have given me.

1st , I'm just a simple farmer who doesn't know a lot of how the internet and computers work, but I'm trying:-)
2nd, if I make a mistake please do correct me, I don't have a lot of people around to who I can talk about these things. I live about 3 1/2 hours drive past civilization.:-))

OK , what I think I understood so far:

For some reason windows always tells me the size of a download in GB, but speed is measured in Gb and 1GB is 8Gb?
so If I'm correct then 1Gb is 8 000 000 000 bits.

this means that if I'm downloading 8 000 000 000 per hour I have to divide this by 3600 ( 60sec * 60 min) to know how much bits I get per second

8 000 000 000 / 3600 would give me 2 222 222 bits per second or about 2.2 Mb/sec ?

If this is correct then It seems I'm ending up at the bottom of the speed list :)

as always thank you for your time and reactions

Fly safe


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Jenshae Chiroptera
#47 - 2015-01-21 05:28:49 UTC
Alastair Ormand wrote:
1mb down and 100kbs up. Welcome to Australian internet.
Now tell us what your ping latency is so we can have a real laugh. Then after you have a cry, go ask your government why they haven't run a cable to Japan.

8-11 megabits down.
0.5-3.2 up.

Theortically average would be 9.5 megabits download, which is 1.2 megabytes per second, so 6GB would take approximately 1 hour and 24 minutes.
In reality, it I ignored it for about 4-5 hours.

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Hasikan Miallok
Republic University
Minmatar Republic
#48 - 2015-01-21 06:10:24 UTC
Jenshae Chiroptera wrote:
Alastair Ormand wrote:
1mb down and 100kbs up. Welcome to Australian internet.
Now tell us what your ping latency is so we can have a real laugh. Then after you have a cry, go ask your government why they haven't run a cable to Japan.

100Mb fibre to the house (same system Google just rolled out to 32 US cities)

But I am in one of the very few Aussie towns that got proper internet before a change of government and a new "5Mb is all you need to download photos of your daughters playing netball" policy was introduced. Our current government seems under a fantasy that "new technology" will give high speeds over WWII vintage copper phone lines that play up when it rains :D

The only downside for me is I cannot ever move from my current town without potentially facing a huge drop in bandwidth.
Redemption Road
#49 - 2015-01-21 08:18:09 UTC
According to Speedtest. here in rural northeastern Oregon I'm getting 4.33mb down, 0.90mb upload, with a ping of 80.

That's a DSL connection, and DSL is new to the area - we only just got it here about two months ago. US $36.00 a month. I was ecstatic the day it was turned on Lol

Before that, was using a wonky 3G-equivalent "radio microwave" internet service, which maxed out at 1mb down ($70 a month, "unlimited" downloads but you got throttled to 256k once you exceeded about 20-25gig a month in downloads). On the positive side, such crappy speeds broke me of any and all Facebook game addictions I may or may not have had, much less any Youtube habits I may or may not have had...

Rural areas are shafted here in the United States when it comes to internet service, and "rural" doesn't necessarily mean very far away, either. Where I am right now is just 18 miles (29km) away from the next nearest city of any significant size, yet we only got DSL-level internet service a few months ago.

I've lived most of the last 20 years in assorted small towns, all within 50 miles (80km) of larger towns/cities, and every one of them was at least 10 years behind what our neighbors within an hour's drive of us received. It's a disgrace, imho.

Anyways... a typical Eve release takes a few hours to download, but Eve itself runs just fine even on this slow connection.

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Catalytic morphisis
Space Mutts
#50 - 2015-01-21 08:34:43 UTC  |  Edited by: Catalytic morphisis
UK, Virgin Media Super fast Broadband service
Download Speed 158.7MB/s
Uploaed Speed 14.2-22.6MB/s (Varies)
Ping - 11ms - 6ms (Varies)

Actual Link free and scout free solo PvP'er

#51 - 2015-01-21 11:13:23 UTC
Sky Fibre Pro in the UK

Down : 76Mb/s
Up : 16Mb/s
Ping : 10ms

Mashie Saldana
#52 - 2015-01-21 11:50:56 UTC
Over 9000.
Concord Guy's Cousin
#53 - 2015-01-21 12:13:38 UTC  |  Edited by: Concord Guy's Cousin
50Mb down Smile
3Mb up Straight

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Mineur Maulerant
#54 - 2015-01-21 14:42:35 UTC
Greetings from the stone age!Smile

To Reykjavik:

Download: 2.99 Mbps
Upload: 0.52 Mbps

Ping: 118 ms
La Rynx
School of Applied Knowledge
Caldari State
#55 - 2015-01-21 15:14:51 UTC
100/10 Mbit/s U/D

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Caviar Liberta
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#56 - 2015-01-21 16:55:32 UTC
Mr M wrote:

Sweden. Come for the beautiful people, stay for the cheap internet.

Might get 1000/1000 in a couple of months.

This makes me so sad. How much are you paying for the 100/100 speed, currency conversion if you would please.
Caviar Liberta
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#57 - 2015-01-21 16:56:23 UTC
Mineur Maulerant wrote:
Greetings from the stone age!Smile

To Reykjavik:

Download: 2.99 Mbps
Upload: 0.52 Mbps

Ping: 118 ms

Even at those speeds at least you are getting about the same ping times as the rest of us.
Tipa Riot
Federal Navy Academy
Gallente Federation
#58 - 2015-01-21 18:32:17 UTC
Back in business Big smile

Down 16Mb
Up 1Mb

.... ping to CCP? Which server do you ping?

I'm my own NPC alt.

Sexy Cakes
Have A Seat
#59 - 2015-01-21 18:39:38 UTC
6 Mbit/s down at home

1 Mbit/s down at work

Fiber just became available in the area a 50 Mbit/s down and up and I was thinking of switching over but its run by the local electric company and they won't (can't?) tell me if its unlimited and what kind of uptime their pulling right now on their brand new system.

Not today spaghetti.

Ralph King-Griffin
New Eden Tech Support
#60 - 2015-01-21 18:45:45 UTC  |  Edited by: Ralph King-Griffin
Download Speed: 181096 kbps (22637 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 7233 kbps (904.1 KB/sec transfer rate)
Latency: 9 ms
Jitter: 9 ms