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Your Internet Connection?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by RTT, 3 Nov 2001.

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What internet connection do you have?

  1. huge connection (pls state)

    35 vote(s)
    11.0%
  2. ADSL (512/256)

    92 vote(s)
    28.9%
  3. Cable (512/128)

    75 vote(s)
    23.6%
  4. 56k

    46 vote(s)
    14.5%
  5. DACS (28.8k)

    2 vote(s)
    0.6%
  6. ISDN

    7 vote(s)
    2.2%
  7. Cable (64k)

    3 vote(s)
    0.9%
  8. Janet (University)

    8 vote(s)
    2.5%
  9. ADSL (1024/256)

    18 vote(s)
    5.7%
  10. Cable (1024/256)

    18 vote(s)
    5.7%
  11. Cable (2048/256)

    11 vote(s)
    3.5%
  12. ADSL (2048/512)

    3 vote(s)
    0.9%
  1. pranks7er

    pranks7er mange tout

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    two people voted 28.8k !!!!! well unless there on a mobile device maybe but 28.8k a fax machine is faster!
     
  2. Highland3r

    Highland3r Minimodder

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    Appears to be the other way around here.... ISS (campus network) has a poor connection speed, seems a little faster (not much tho) than 56k at home..
    Computing dept tho seems to have a much faster connection for some reason.... think we dump straight onto JANET (new fiibre link i think) which is nice, but still isnt anywhere as near as fast as here in halls...... + we are capped to 10 meg by routers/laser links etc... whereas campus has basically the speed of JANET available to it..... strange.....
     
  3. ouija

    ouija Trust me, I am doctor!

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    2mbit cable... 2mbit down 256kbit up
     
  4. kiljoi

    kiljoi I *am* a computer king.

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    it's really nice
    i can't wait for the fiber though
     
  5. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    My 10mbit here at uni seams to be a lot slower than its supposed to be :( Do you think their is any way that i could optomize it?
     
  6. Pygo

    Pygo Rick Relixed

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    You could unplug all the other people using it.. and maybe take off the cap if there is one...
     
  7. TekMonkey

    TekMonkey I enjoy cheese.

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    :search: (Google Search, that is)



    I've got a cable connection at about 2.5mbps down and about 400kbps up :hip: :eek:
     
  8. Dimazz

    Dimazz What's a Dremel?

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    I have cable but the speed is 3mbit/1mbit and there is no option so i picked huge connection. REally onlY get about 300-400 k Down, 100k up.
     
  9. 1st time modder

    1st time modder What's a Dremel?

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    i have a T3 connection, it cost so much to set up i still have the recurring emptiness in my wallet
     
  10. Dimazz

    Dimazz What's a Dremel?

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    If ya dont mind me askin, how much?
     
  11. Anakha

    Anakha Minimodder

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    2880/256 ADSL here. (That's 2Mb/256Kb)

    Download peaks of 300KB/s, so perfect for streaming NSV's. XRM TV rocks!
     
  12. Krazeh

    Krazeh Minimodder

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    Got 512/256 ADSL atm, altho getting it upgraded to 1024/256 in the next week or two :clap:

    Wish I could go back on my uni connection tho, had a 10mbit line in my halls at UMIST which had consistent downloads of about 1 MB a second, could easily download a cd image (say linux) in 10 minutes.

    And isn't 2880/256 quite a bit more than 2Mb? Would be nearer to 3MB unless ur including 832kbits of tcp/ip overhead in that total.
     
  13. Anakha

    Anakha Minimodder

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    <checks his RRAS box>
    You know, you're right.

    It's 2272/288Kbps. So that'd be 2Mb/256Kb including framing. Yay! :)
     
  14. Krazeh

    Krazeh Minimodder

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    Yeah thought it seemed a little high, hopefully gonna upgrade my line again in a few months and take it all the way to a 2mbit line, preferably on a 20:1 contention ratio service.
     
  15. Atomic

    Atomic Gerwaff

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    Well this thread goes back more than three years so it doesn't surprise me really...

    My ass you do.
     
  16. Anakha

    Anakha Minimodder

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    I'm (Supposedly) on a 20:1 contention (http://www.bulldogdsl.com/), but I know how many people have DSL off my exchange. Just me. ;)
     
  17. KryoNexus

    KryoNexus What's a Dremel?

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    adelphia just bumped up their service to 3mb/256k. sad thing is that before they moved it up, it was supposed to be 1.5mb/128k and i was pulling 3.9mb down :). now i usually pull what they advertise, but sometimes i'll pull 4.9mb down :clap:

    only real drawback is that they do "maintanence" every evening in the wee hours of the morning that causes my connection to drop for a few minutes. :duh:
     
  18. riggs

    riggs ^_^

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    Just 56k at the moment.

    Will be getting a 2Mb satellite connection next week though (can't get ADSL...ISDN doesn't seem worth the money, so satellite is my only option).
     
  19. ajack

    ajack rox

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    Whoa, how much is that gonna get you back?
     
  20. Anakha

    Anakha Minimodder

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    Generally, Satellite is only 2Mb downstream (You use a modem for your upstream), unless you're willing to pay nasally for 2-way Satellite. And even then, the round-trip response time is horrible. No Internet gaming or VoIP for you...
     

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