# Actual Internet Speed

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#### Roy

Hello group
I am rather perplexed about internet speed the declared and actual
speed?
speed?
My experience was at 387kpbs declared speed, the real speed was only
40 kpbs.
With dial up, if the declared speed was 56 kbps, the actual speed was
just 5-10kbps Is this considered normal or below par?
How can you boost internet speed for both wireless and wired internet
connection?
Does internet speed accelerators really work?
Sorry for so many questions but these issues had bothered me for some
time and nobody is giving me satisfactory answers.
TIA
Roy

R

#### Roy

Not really.  Seehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_accelerator
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Here are the results
http://www.dslreports.com/tweakr/block:365eae4?service=wireless&speed=387&os=winXP&via=normal
http://www.dslreports.com/tweakr/bl...ervice=wireless&speed=387&os=winXP&via=normal
Can anybody make an independent explanation of this data?
Thanks
Roy

M

#### mark

ISPs show their internet speeds in kilobit and when you download something -
should roughly be 48 Kilobyte/sek with a 387 Kilobit connection. But this is
only in theory, because there are many factors that play in, in this
calculation.

R

#### Roy

ISPs show their internet speeds in kilobit and when you download something-
should roughly be 48 Kilobyte/sek with a 387 Kilobit connection. But this is
only in theory, because there are many factors that play in, in this
calculation.
Hmm that means that my system is running at optimum and there is no
need to tweak it or to "overclock " <grin>?
But occasionally my system can register download speed at 70 kbps when
the network runs on HSDPA.
Which registers speed of 500-600 kbps.
BTW .That 387kbps is only for 3G connection
Roy

R

#### Roy

ISPs show their internet speeds in kilobit and when you download something -
should roughly be 48 Kilobyte/sek with a 387 Kilobit connection. But thisis
only in theory, because there are many factors that play in, in this
calculation.

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This info keep coming back in my mind and would be pleased to hear
more, such as about the difference between the theoritical and actual
internet speed. Are there any information or links that can led me to
understand why 48 kbps is only what the user can get from the 387
kilobit connection?
What happens to the remaining 239kbps?
TIA

F

#### Frank Saunders MS-MVP IE,OE/WM

This info keep coming back in my mind and would be pleased to hear
more, such as about the difference between the theoritical and actual
internet speed. Are there any information or links that can led me to
understand why 48 kbps is only what the user can get from the 387
kilobit connection?

R

#### Roy

This info keep coming back in my mind and would be pleased to hear
more, such as about the difference between the theoritical and actual
internet speed. Are there any information or links that can led me to
understand why 48 kbps is only what the user can get from the 387
kilobit connection?

Whats the reason for that...?

F

#### Frank Saunders MS-MVP IE,OE/WM

This info keep coming back in my mind and would be pleased to hear
more, such as about the difference between the theoritical and actual
internet speed. Are there any information or links that can led me to
understand why 48 kbps is only what the user can get from the 387
kilobit connection?

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