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post #29 of (permalink) Old 12-17-2018, 12:57 AM
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Quote: Originally Posted by xJumper View Post
What I meant though is how much better is that internet really? Is it really worth it? Does it really make that much of a difference in terms of usability?

For me, sort of. Most content is hosted overseas so latency is huge no matter what my connection speed to the ISP is like, and maximum download rates are often well under my connection speed too. Only locally cached content or torrents with many seeds can max out my connection. I'm on 100/5. I could run 50/5 without any issue as the only things that would be impacted are things like Steam game downloads.

Quote: Originally Posted by xJumper View Post
A connection like those that are the norm in Europe or other countries where people are stacked on top of one another like sardines is available here in North America, it just costs more because unlike those said countries were not stacked on top of one another like sardines.

NA also has horrible (anti-)competition laws protecting telco cartels.

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