2 Meg BB speed test results, any good?

  Chris Webster 19:25 27 Jul 05


I've just upgraded to 2 Meg BB, these are my speed test results, are they any good?

Downstream actual speed 1836 Kbps
True speed (estimated) 1982 Kbps

Upstream actual speed 246 Kbps
True speed (estimated) 265 Kbps

Thanks, Chris.

  keith-236785 20:00 27 Jul 05

what prog are you testing with?

i will do a test and ten will be able to compare it with you.

  Chris Webster 20:02 27 Jul 05


I used click here

  Al94 20:05 27 Jul 05

They are perfectly fine but will vary from time to time.

  Jackcoms 20:20 27 Jul 05

When you've tested your speed every day at varying times of the day over a period of, say, 3 months, you'll have a good idea of the averages you can expect.

Until then, a one-off test is meaningless.

  keith-236785 07:23 29 Jul 05


Downstream 1921 Kbps (240.1 KB/sec) 2074 Kbps (inc. overheads)
Upstream 188 Kbps (23.5 KB/sec) 203 Kbps (inc. overheads)

slightly different to yours but not a million miles away.

in reality, i normally get a 137KB/Sec download and about 24KB/Sec upload so the figures are pretty accurate.

hope this helps

  keith-236785 07:24 29 Jul 05

sorry that should have been ---

237 KB/Sec download

  User-312386 07:38 29 Jul 05

Thats fine, mine are as below and i have the same connection as you

Downstream 1945 Kbps (243.1 KB/sec) 2100 Kbps (inc. overheads)

Upstream 238 Kbps (29.8 KB/sec) 257 Kbps (inc. overheads)

  Chris Webster 14:55 29 Jul 05

Thanks everyone.

Cheers, Chris.

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