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post #1 of 17
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I have a picture uploaded...when people ask what my download speed they say, 56k, 256k, 768k or whatever...are they talking about upload speeds? The picture is of my wireless laptop, this means that its a 512k connection..right?
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post #2 of 17
go to
http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/
to see your dl/ul speeds.
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post #3 of 17
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All american servers, so connections are low. At cogecospeedtest I get....

2808/600 (on wireless laptop)...

so when someone asks how fast my wireless is I tell them, 2800Kbs? Some people have 56kbs? On desktop I get over 7000kbs?
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post #4 of 17
no, the wirless speed is the speed of your network, that's just the speed of your internet connection. do you have 802.11b or g? 11mbps is the most common "b" i think, and 54mbps is the most common "g". (i have g)
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post #5 of 17
Thread Starter 
100mbs on my lappy

But when I have the option for internet speed, like

56k
256k
768k
and so on....

what would my internet be?
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post #6 of 17
next to your speed it says "or XXKB/s" that's what it is. 56K is a typical modem(dial up).
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post #7 of 17
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acutally its 108Mbs....i still dont get this part though

7MB connection, as they advertise. How many Kbs is it?
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post #8 of 17
math? 7M=7000K
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post #9 of 17
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thats what I though........but why do I never get that option when registering games or something? If I have a 7000kbs connection, dial is only 56k!?!?!?
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post #10 of 17
nope
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