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Checking Data Speed on Cable Connection

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by George Hayes, Jan 27, 2005.

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  1. George Hayes

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    I have been Notified that my Earthlink Cable service will be updated to 500 MPS by 01/31/05,How can I check this? Allso I have a router that is rated at 100MPS will this slowdown the service????
     
  2. vwnmbus

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    Here's a decent bandwidth checking site http://www.2wire.com/ just click on speed meter at the top of the webpage

    As far as you router slowing down your connection, you never truly use your entire bandwidth. unless you put in a higher speed network card, 100 is probably what your network card is rated at as well.
     
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