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TripleH

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Joined
Aug 22, 2001
Today is my first day with dsl and my max download speed was roughly 63 KB/s downloading linux, i was wondering what everyone else out there are getting
 

Beelzebub

Member
Joined
Feb 1, 2002
Location
Irvine, California
Pacbell DSL at T1 Download / Quarter upload.

150 KB/sec.. have been known to get 180 KB/sec from certain servers and when nothing else is downloading or uploading. Can upload at about 37 KB/sec.
 

CreePinG_DeatH

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Aug 17, 2001
When my cable service was [email protected], I was getting 750-800KB/s (kiloBYTES). But since ATTBroadband internet SUX, it caps me at 187 KB/s... *******s... And they have the extra bandwidth too.
 

takiwa

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Joined
Dec 15, 2001
56K on Frontier, 5-8K/s download, ?K/s upload, 47000K/s bandwidth tested at downloads.com (my g/f and I share this connection on 2 computers)...got it tweaked as high as it will go :D 56K sux....
 

Diggrr

Underwater Senior Member
Joined
Nov 29, 2001
DirecPC one way dish with 56k modem for the upstream.
About 70Kb/s using explorer's downloader, and about 200~230Kb/s using FlashGet/JetCar software.
I really recommend getting the software! It splits the file 5 ways and downloads all 5 at the same time, then puts them back together as they arrive. There's a freeware version with a small ad banner that's fully functional.
 

CreePinG_DeatH

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Aug 17, 2001
Hmmm that kind sounds like Star Downloader. It's freeware with no ads. The only part that sucks is when you get a place that only allows a certain number of connections. It will try and find mirrors and such, but sometimes there's no luck.
 

geldib

Registered
Joined
Nov 11, 2001
Location
Mississippi
With BellSouth FastAccess Adsl i get around 150KB/s download... and from the Microsoft site it usually starts out around 700KB/s then goes down to around 300-250KB/sec.... not too sure what my upload is tho...
Advertised Speed 1.5 down and 256 up....
 

Oni

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Apr 5, 2001
Location
St. Catharines, Ontario Canada
Diggrr said:
DirecPC one way dish with 56k modem for the upstream.
About 70Kb/s using explorer's downloader, and about 200~230Kb/s using FlashGet/JetCar software.
I really recommend getting the software! It splits the file 5 ways and downloads all 5 at the same time, then puts them back together as they arrive. There's a freeware version with a small ad banner that's fully functional.

I use something called Getright, which is similar (you can have up to 8 segments from multiple servers, too!)
 

RnPgrosz

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Joined
Dec 14, 2001
Location
NJ
I get 1.2 Mb/s down and about 125 Kb/s up with comcast cable. Not great but fast enough for me. :D
 

takiwa

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Joined
Dec 15, 2001
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Originally posted by Diggrr
DirecPC one way dish with 56k modem for the upstream.
About 70Kb/s using explorer's downloader, and about 200~230Kb/s using FlashGet/JetCar software.
I really recommend getting the software! It splits the file 5 ways and downloads all 5 at the same time, then puts them back together as they arrive. There's a freeware version with a small ad banner that's fully functional.
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I use something called Getright, which is similar (you can have up to 8 segments from multiple servers, too!)
I've tried 'em all...GetRight first, then Go!Zilla, then DAP...all on a satellite connection, and NONE of them pulled as much bandwidth as FlashGet! I love that program :D
 

Diggrr

Underwater Senior Member
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Nov 29, 2001
Same here, used GoZilla and GetRight too. Flashget does a great job, and I don't have to train it so much like with GetRight. All those settings are available, but the installer sets the program up right the first time. I also like that it's a plugin for IE, so using FlashGet is automatic, and is also in the right click menu without all the drag and drop pain of GetRight.

DirecPC says I can hit 300+Kb/s, but I've found that to be a dream of some Hughes sales executive. It sucks living in the boonies, but of course I haven't locked my door in 8 years either.
Cable company says their coming "in under 3 years"...like I'm gonna wait.