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    Why is my results so different?

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      Why is my results so different?

      Hey, I was connected to sky since the 7th of May but what I have noticed when my speed went up is that on speedtest, I'm only getting around 11megs yet my line speed is 16.3megs.



      and my router stats:
      ADSL Link Downstream Upstream
      Connection Speed 16301 kbps 1146 kbps
      Line Attenuation 23.0 db 11.7 db
      Noise Margin 6.9 db 8.3 db

      I'm not fussed but I'm actually just curious why it does that?


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      Re: Why is my results so different?

      You running wireless?

      Also bare in mind, Speedtest.net is THE most unreliable speedtest on the Internet
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      Useful Sticky: - How To Obtain Your Router Stats, BT Speed Test, Check For Test Socket

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      Re: Why is my results so different?

      Quote Originally Posted by IWasNotTheEnemy View Post
      You running wireless?

      Also bare in mind, Speedtest.net is THE most unreliable speedtest on the Internet
      Yes, I'm using wireless. Do you happen to know any reliable speed tests that I could use?

      Oh and I tried most of the other speed tests but the results are clearly around about the same.

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      Re: Why is my results so different?

      Speed.io or the one on this site. Do it with an ethernet cable connected and if you get substantially better results, then do the following:

      Connect an ethernet cable
      192.168.0.1 into your browser
      admin : sky

      'set-up' in the top left
      change auto to 06
      apply at the bottom of the page

      Try a speed test wireless and check for improvements.

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      Re: Why is my results so different?

      Why all the Speedtest.net bashing

      I get accurate results from it all the time just done one now and one of the skyuser tests only 10kbps difference in the results between them both.

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      Re: Why is my results so different?

      Because you sometimes get it showing a 2Mbps connection downloading at 50Mbps!!!
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      Re: Why is my results so different?

      I have seen that before and it was the my Avira antivirus causing it,
      if turned off test results would be normal, I now use MSE and dont
      get that aymore.

     

     

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