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    Speed Boost ?

    This is a discussion on Speed Boost ? within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; I emailed sky awhile ago because of my very bad pings and i wanted my max delays lowered to 8! ...

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      Speed Boost ?

      I emailed sky awhile ago because of my very bad pings and i wanted my max delays lowered to 8!

      Just had a disconnection

      DownStream Connection Speed 4576
      UpStream Connection Speed 864
      VPI 0
      VCI 40

      PREVIOUS
      DownStream Connection Speed 4095
      UpStream Connection Speed 798

      How would i know if i'm on max delays 8?


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      Re: Speed Boost ?

      Your ping will be lower, that's really the only way of telling
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      Re: Speed Boost ?

      Some of the older routers will tell you in their stats.

      You could try looking at the full stats for the delay
      Links Router Stats Useful Tutorials Speed Test Check For Test Socket Repetitive Electrical Impulse Noise

      Results from http://www.speed.io (Copied on 2011-04-08 16:36:58)
      Download: 50000 Kbit/s Upload : 4361 kbit/s Connects : 2446 conn/min Ping: 21 ms

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      Re: Speed Boost ?

      BEFORE


      NOW


      Looks like a good change, will need to test tonight. But i'm noticing a good 50 ping drop on the servers, however it is sunny outside and early evening

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      Re: Speed Boost ?

      disconnected again

      DownStream Connection Speed 4608
      UpStream Connection Speed 864
      VPI 0
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      Seems to be going through some sort of training period?, maybe they are just testing the line

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      Re: Speed Boost ?

      Yep just got a phone call from sky, they've done the max delay and even boosted my speed!

      My pings have dropped from 200 right down to 50 or so

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      Re: Speed Boost ?

      Sounds like a very good improvement

      You could try pinging through command prompt usually works better than pingtest.net

      you could try typing into command prompt ping -l 74.125.77.99 (or google.co.uk)
      that will test both your ping times and if there is any packet loss
      Links Router Stats Useful Tutorials Speed Test Check For Test Socket Repetitive Electrical Impulse Noise

      Results from http://www.speed.io (Copied on 2011-04-08 16:36:58)
      Download: 50000 Kbit/s Upload : 4361 kbit/s Connects : 2446 conn/min Ping: 21 ms

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      Re: Speed Boost ?

      Max - 42ms
      average - 23ms
      min - 17ms
      lost = 0%

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      Re: Speed Boost ?

      Looking good 23ms is a good ping time.

      Was that a normal ping with 4 packets or a continuous ping?

      Continuous would tell you if you are experiencing packet loss.
      Links Router Stats Useful Tutorials Speed Test Check For Test Socket Repetitive Electrical Impulse Noise

      Results from http://www.speed.io (Copied on 2011-04-08 16:36:58)
      Download: 50000 Kbit/s Upload : 4361 kbit/s Connects : 2446 conn/min Ping: 21 ms

     

     

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