How fast is your internet? SPEEDTEST BOAST THREAD.

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by LewisD » Mon Oct 12, 2020 1:23 am

Apologies for the Ancient thread bump!
We're having 300mbs FTTP installed tomorrow!

This is what we've dealt with for years:
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Game downloads are finally going to be within my grasp!
Gone are the days of waiting 36+ hours for mere patches to download (CoD :roll: ).

With 300mbs down it'll be over before I've boiled the kettle, had a gooseberry fool and made tea.
Glorious!

I shall post the improved speedtest result tomorrow :toot:

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by Ironhide » Mon Oct 12, 2020 2:31 pm

Qikz wrote:New house, new internet.

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strawberry float, that's fast :shock:

My speed is just depressing

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strawberry floating Plusnet.

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by Qikz » Mon Oct 12, 2020 2:37 pm

Ironhide wrote:
Qikz wrote:New house, new internet.

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strawberry float, that's fast :shock:

My speed is just depressing

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strawberry floating Plusnet.


Fibre to my building, I cut it down after my first 3 months to 150/150 as I couldn't download enough stuff to make 1GB worth it for the price they wanted (£60 a month, still almost less than I was paying BT before for a much worse speed).

Here it is now:

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by Vermilion » Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:21 pm

Not the fastest, but it does me ok at the moment...

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by Drumstick » Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:26 pm

I ran a test this morning and it was like 58Mbps via Sky.

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by LewisD » Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:48 pm

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Not quite 300mb, but for £34 a month it's less than I was paying BT for 7mb!

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by Moggy » Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:05 pm

LewisD wrote:Before:
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Not quite 300mb, but for £34 a month it's less than I was paying BT for 7mb!


That's a very healthy increase in speed.

My internet is around 18Mbps. It's adequate I guess.

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by LewisD » Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:13 pm

The PS4 is only picking up 21mbs on its WiFi connection.
Might have to figure out a way to get a long enough ethernet cable to it.

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by Tafdolphin » Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:34 pm

I don't want to brag but...

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This is my home connection. Better yet, we pay about 20 euros a month for it. Unlimited, obviously.

France really has its gooseberry fool together with this stuff.

EDIT: Just seen StayDead's speeds grumblegrumble.

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by Skarjo » Tue Oct 13, 2020 4:53 am

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Don't have much option to be honest - you get the provider that bought the contract for the building. We pay about 20 quid a month for this, and it seems to be fine for gaming.

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by imbusydoctorwho » Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:07 pm

Mines about 10mbs download and 0.8 uploads, been like it for years and huge downloads are a pain in the ass.

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by Lime » Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:54 pm

LewisD wrote:The PS4 is only picking up 21mbs on its WiFi connection.
Might have to figure out a way to get a long enough ethernet cable to it.


If your mains wiring is up to it, use these:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/TL-PA4010KIT-P ... 248&sr=8-1

I think they use some kind of magic to work. Our wiring here is pretty old but they work fine, just plug them straight in the wall rather than into a multi-way as they can be fussy about surge protectors and the like.

EDIT You might want more expensive ones to get the full speed, I think these are for up to 100 Mbs, you need better than that.

Edit 2 : this one I think
https://www.amazon.co.uk/TL-PA4010KIT-P ... r=8-1&th=1

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by Finiarél » Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:11 am

So Sky has been awful for a while. Paying £50 a month for supposedly 80mbs. Struggling to stream on a device and get work done.
Sky keep sending me on loops to ' fix it ' for the past 2 months.

So looking for a new provider, currently looking at the m500 package from Virgin. Or should I replace Skys bogstandard router?

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by kazanova_Frankenstein » Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:14 pm

Skarjo wrote:Image

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Ooof :slol:

70 down, 20 up here. Would like to get something a bit quicker but it does not seem to be an option in my area. Certainly good enough for my requirements though.

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by aayl1 » Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:30 pm

I'll be moving to a place that has FTTP. Looking o go with hyperoptic as you can have a rolling contract with them.

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by aayl1 » Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:31 pm

Finiarél wrote:So Sky has been awful for a while. Paying £50 a month for supposedly 80mbs. Struggling to stream on a device and get work done.
Sky keep sending me on loops to ' fix it ' for the past 2 months.

So looking for a new provider, currently looking at the m500 package from Virgin. Or should I replace Skys bogstandard router?


+1 for the "Sky internet is gooseberry fool" crew here.

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by Rubix » Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:55 pm

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by Jenuall » Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:12 pm

Fed up of our internet being unreliable so looking to switch ISP. Talk Talk seem to offer the best speed and price but I've never been with them as a supplier, any reason to avoid them?

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by Ironhide » Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:51 pm

Finally got mesh wifi set up and the results have been great

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Almost quadrupled the average speed of the Plusnet router :datass:

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Pathetic :lol:

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