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    Comcast internet

    Damn, I just ran a speed test and I am now getting a 15mg download and 3mg upload!

    I ran it here: Speedtest.net - The Global Broadband Speed Test





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    I was getting 18 down and 3 up. good stuff
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    That's the average for Japan and Korea, the US really sucks about opening more lanes on the Info Super Highway. I mean why do we let those guys beat us at stuff all the time, they have Bullet Trains, always get the latest technologies first, what ever happened to American pride in being the first ones to do stuff? Was that some stipulation in the Peace Treaty's with Germany and Japan, we let the become more tech. advanced than we are as long as they aren't amassing super armies again? Or I believe that their not focusing 99% of their budget on defense related crap has opened them up to invest in other things....
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    We spend all our money on guns, and they spend their money on butter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by suprfast View Post
    We spend all our money on guns, and they spend their money on butter.
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    Economics term.

    You have Guns which is defense, and butter which is common goods. I doubt japan invests much on defense, but i know their "butter" is high. Atleast we can kick the smart people's asses right
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    Quote Originally Posted by maniclion View Post
    That's the average for Japan and Korea, the US really sucks about opening more lanes on the Info Super Highway. I mean why do we let those guys beat us at stuff all the time, they have Bullet Trains, always get the latest technologies first, what ever happened to American pride in being the first ones to do stuff? Was that some stipulation in the Peace Treaty's with Germany and Japan, we let the become more tech. advanced than we are as long as they aren't amassing super armies again? Or I believe that their not focusing 99% of their budget on defense related crap has opened them up to invest in other things....
    So true....

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    19.5 down and 1.8 up

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    I believe that is only due to speed boost. After 20 seconds or so it slows dramatically.

    Mine is like 16Mb/s, but after less than a minute it drops to about half. Still though, I love comcast. Their internet access is nasty fast.

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    Comparable numbers here, Netflix streams while surfing equals major goodness. Firefox all the way. If I could just speedup Firefox starts it would be internet perfection.

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    We just got a docsis 3.0 modem at my work from Comcast.. 50 down, about 8 up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by busyLivin View Post
    We just got a docsis 3.0 modem at my work from Comcast.. 50 down, about 8 up.
    wow!





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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince View Post
    wow!
    Yeah, it's pretty incredible... and only 100/month (for a business, that's not bad at all)

    I attached a screen grab. It says 40/6 because we have QoS/bandwidth managers enabled for home workers using the phone system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KelJu View Post
    I believe that is only due to speed boost. After 20 seconds or so it slows dramatically.

    Mine is like 16Mb/s, but after less than a minute it drops to about half. Still though, I love comcast. Their internet access is nasty fast.
    You gotta do it several times and then look at the summary thats a true gauge of your speeds. I can hit 12Mb/s randomly but my avg. is 7.5Mb/s....
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