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    Which do i trust.

    This is a discussion on Which do i trust. within the Speed tests and how to get better results forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; I have just being activated on SkyBB. (4 Days from order to first connection). Anyway, I am currently plugged into ...

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      Which do i trust.

      I have just being activated on SkyBB. (4 Days from order to first connection). Anyway, I am currently plugged into the master socket test plug and going on to the router setup page it says that i have 8128 download but if i do a speed test using Broadbandmax.co.uk, it says that i have 476Kbps download, which is correct?

      My first post so please be gentle.


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      The 8128 is the Sync Rate
      The 476kbps is your Download Rate!

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      Quote Originally Posted by FibreOptic View Post
      The 8128 is the Sync Rate
      The 476kbps is your Download Rate!
      Sorry to be a pain, but whats the difference.

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      Hi Philc1210

      As you have just connected, on the Connect product, you will find that your speed will change and drop for a 10 day training period. This is a characteristic of that product.

      Try not to reboot your router if possible as basically, your line is being trained over the 10 days to give you the best possible speeds etc.
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      The sync rate is like a CAP on the line which is the maximum speed you can get!

      The download rate is what you are actually getting, But bare in mind speed tests are not always accurate!

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      Cheers guys, V. impressed with the quick response. I will give it a couple of weeks, if no better i will be in touch.

      Thanks again

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      Could you post full LINE STATS? So that we could have a look!

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      Hope this makes sense to you lot.

      ADSL Link Downstream Upstream
      Connection Speed 7776 kbps 448 kbps
      Line Attenuation 35.0 db 19.5 db
      Noise Margin 5.8 db 23.0 db

      This was done through the router.

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      I have being swapping router locations so thats why the download speed has dropped slightly.

     

     
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