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I have know idea what forum to post this in... I am looking for tips to speed up my internet connection. I have comcast. this is what I get @ 10pm on a friday, but I have seen it get to 6300. I have an ASUS p5w dh deluxe with dual gigabit ethernet connections bridged running through a D-Link DI524 that is hooked up to a Linksys BEFCMU10 cable modem. The cable that I'm using is rd-6, and it hooks directly to the 5way splitter that comcast put in for our house. It is on the closest connection on the splitter to the comcast line. I am looking for any little speed tips I can get. I also have the new comcast phone service, and I have the telephony modem in my bedroom, would that one be faster than the linksys? Thanks for all of your help
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Well it does look like you are getting the advertised speeds, so there may not be that much you can do.

Note that on other peoples speed tests with cable that seem to be really high, that cable seems to test high on the speedtest and will give you those speeds for the first 10 seconds of a download, then it will go down and limit you to the speeds you are really supposed to be getting. (In my experiances with cable internet at least)
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This may help you, it helps optimize cable connections for higher speeds, just read around and see if it helps any

http://www.testmy.net/forum/index.php?topic=1013.0
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thanks guys
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If you use FireFox, this will help speed up the loading times of webpages

http://www.overclock.net/other-softw...faster+firefox
    
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