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Kitform
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 1:58 pm
Post subject: Cable upgrade

Just received my new modem from ntl, (old one was too slow).

I am now on 20meg Mr. Green



It'll do until I get used to the speed...LOL
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 2:12 pm
Post subject: Re: Cable upgrade

GIT Wink lol

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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 2:49 pm
Post subject: Re: Cable upgrade

OMG!
Don't get me started on ntl!!!!

lol

Good luck with your new speed.
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Shadow_Bshwackr
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 5:22 pm
Post subject: Re: Cable upgrade

bastid!...lol

WOW, that's incredible!
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 6:01 pm
Post subject: Re: Cable upgrade

Thats got to be the fastest download speed!!!

www.dslreports.com/archive
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Kitform
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 6:35 pm
Post subject: Re: Cable upgrade

Well, my router died this morning...The network side of it (4 port switch) keep the network up but I lost access to the wan side and couldn't access the internet.

To cut a very long story short, I replaced my router (Q-Tec) with a D-Link, this also gives me the option of using wireless around the house for my laptops.

It also appeared that my old router was 'throttling' my 20 meg cable connection, previous bandwidth test was in the order of 9000/700kb/s

Having installed the new router I tested the bandwidth again to confirm normal operation...



And I thought it was fast before...
Shocked Shocked Shocked
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 8:02 pm
Post subject: Re: Cable upgrade

welcome to the fast lane Kit ! Wink


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RM_bizkid
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:09 pm
Post subject: Re: Cable upgrade

There is only one thing to say!



WOW...followed by a lot of envy.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:45 pm
Post subject: Re: Cable upgrade

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Dang!!! beats the crap out of mine! Evil or Very Mad
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JG300_Hunt
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 1:20 am
Post subject: Re: Cable upgrade

Shocked

575 kb/s and 67 kb/s (DL / UL respectively)

Gonna be calling my ISP tomorrow for sure! I am using DSL which is supposed to be 2 MB downloads.

Unfortunately, Cable companies did a study to bring cable out to our area and figured about $30 million to complete the job and then turned their noses up! We're about 15 miles from civilization, but over 1,000 homes in my community! Ah well, either this or dial-up! Evil or Very Mad

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 5:28 am
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JG300-fr8ycat
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 3:25 pm
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- Kitform
And I thought it was fast before...
Shocked Shocked Shocked


Now maybe we'll get our beers a little faster. Wink

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Shadow_Homfixr
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 10:23 pm
Post subject: Re: Cable upgrade

Hmmm 6511 down and 537 up seems I'm actully getting what I'm paying for....lol for a change Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 11:53 pm
Post subject: Re: Cable upgrade

Let it be noted that at a 9ms ping rate, I have the lowest latency, though. 30MM shells fired from the hub-mounted Rheinmetal Mk108 cannon don't need fast download or upload throughput.....just need low latency to find their mark accurately!!!




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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:54 am
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LMAO Stoopy! Point taken!!
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