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October 26th, 2007, 09:43 AM
Hubby just called and asked me to run this test on the computer.
I went to this site
then for me...clicked Atlanta.. Took it just a short amount of time and it calculated our DL speed and then the upload speed.

October 26th, 2007, 11:22 AM

I have been using http://www.speedtest.net/

With speedtest.net I got download 9721 and upload 1592

With speakeasy.net I got download 18841 and upload 1583

Which is more accurate? I have no idea. I used Chicago for both of mine. The tests were run within 30 seconds of each other.

October 26th, 2007, 11:27 AM
Thanks Michelle! Did mine thru Atlanta and it came up...
10612 download
4482 upload

October 26th, 2007, 11:41 AM
What kind of connection do you have to get that kind of upload speed? I'm just in the process of getting connected to an ATT fiber remote terminal and they're promising up to 6MB download but still only 750 upload.

October 26th, 2007, 12:30 PM

I am guessing you are on DSL? To get anything higher you need to be on cable broadband (I hope I am telling you correctly!)

October 26th, 2007, 12:38 PM
I have Verizon FIOS and it's faster than a speeding bullet!...well, maybe not but it's super fast!

October 26th, 2007, 01:01 PM
I am using cable broadband on a wireless connection. With Michelle's link it says Downloads 14440 and Uploads 1220 out of Chicago. With Charles link I only got Download 3984 and Upload 1084 out of Stanton, MI