Re: Internet connect speed

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Brian H¹©, Jul 25, 2003.

  1. Brian H¹©

    Brian H¹© Guest

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    taywood said:

    > I have 56kdialup and have a personal reason for not wanting Broadband.
    > Over a year PCPitStop has tested the PC and each time found V Slow
    > connect speed using Onetel.net.uk as my ISP. I have tried tweaks and
    > fixes without showing much improvement.
    > I now have Freeuk as a standby ISP for emailing when Onetel is down.
    >
    > Just done a series of Download comparisons over a day and using the
    > same PC and setup, with tests seconds apart, Onetel is 11 to 22 and
    > Freeuk is consistently 40 to 45.
    > Is this difference reasonable?


    Does it look reasonable to you?

    > Onetel is a big player and Freeuk is smaller with presumably less
    > traffic but is there something else I should be looking at and
    > questioning.
    > The results of a Full Test comparison were the same but CPU load using
    > Onetel was 3% but 6% when using Freeuk. Is this significant?
    > Any advice would be welcomed BUT dont tell me to go to Broadband.
    > Thanks


    You can test your pc 10 consecutive times and results could be different each
    time.
     
    Brian H¹©, Jul 25, 2003
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