Originally Posted by leichtwork
what they tell you is the max you will under the best situation. IE, no one else is using the net at the same time. I have seen a lot worst, my connection is crap and I lose the conection to the dns server for our isp all the time and will be with out a connection for hours at a time. Do the test around 6pm and 7pm when everyone else in your area is on the net. you will see a drastic drop in performance.
Why don't you just use public DNS servers then? Like Google's...
184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11
Always on and very responsive
And I've got Comcast, I surprisingly do get 20Mb/s down like they advertise, but then again I'm in the suburbs so good conditions I guess...Edited by nik12937 - 10/6/10 at 2:20pm