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smudge64
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I have just had fibre put in and tried various sites speedtest.net and the thinkbroadband one one comes back 28 and the other one 36 has anyone got any recommendations of an accurate one as I was promised a minimum of 38 on my paperwork..the upload varies too but im not so fussed about that one
Will it take a while before you can get an accurate guage as it was only installed yesterday
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You can try this terminal command speedtest given by member Habitual. :-)
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Thanks for that just done that its coming back with
37.11 download
1.87 up load

so thats ok then ill take that as its the best i have had
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Re: speedtest

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The command line for my system returned this:

14.4 download
8.75 upload

Speedtest.net returned:

27.8 download
11.8 upload

Not sure which one to believe. Split the difference, I guess. I am on a 5Ghz wireless but I'm downstairs and way far away from the upstairs router. Any upstairs wifi connections are very fast.
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Stepson and I use Speedtest.net in PC, iPhone and iPad. Readings quite consistent.
Charter Internet is in our city.
Around 57Mbps download and 6Mbps upload. Plenty fast.
Interesting to see readings at hot spots. Couple times I mentioned to a business about slow speeds and they found out a router issue.

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Re: speedtest

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https://fast.com

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Thats a good one so simple no messing about clicking this or that ..bookmarked that one..thanks
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What is interesting is in small print, compare on Speedtest.
Saw about 47 on Fast and 56 on Speedtest.

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Maybe Fast.com is not such a great idea as it was designed by Netflix for people to check to see if their ISP is slowing down Netflix traffic.
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try
http://speedof.me/
for html test--no flash --no java
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The distance with the server used for the test may dramatically impact the result.
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Lately I've been using this: http://testmy.net/
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Post by helios-one »

I've used https://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/ and have had very accurate results to what I have been promised by my ISP.
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Re: speedtest

Post by seanluke »

I thought this speedtest could be increased or not?
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