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Speedtest slow via SSH

I've got a small server at home (running Arch Linux) and I'm testing my internet speed. Using speedtest-cli directly from a terminal at the server I get DL speeds in the order of 30 Mbit/s and UL of ...
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how do you calculate internet speed using pings? [closed]

When I try to check speed on SpeedTest.net, it says selecting best server based on pings. Does it calculate the speed using the ping request and reply packets if so how?
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Alfa AWUS036h has slow speedtest compared to my other wlan card

I am running Win10 (upgraded, not a clean install) and have two wlan cards. One of them, a qualcomm, was included in the packaging of something else when I bought my PC parts... so it is nothing ...
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Is there a program to run speed tests between internal network nodes? [closed]

I am looking for a program (probably client and server set) that will let me run speed tests between internal nodes on our network for my work. Our issue is that we have one main location with a 200 ...
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Is traffic shaping for speed tests a legitimate approach?

VW recently got into a lot of trouble for designing a car that performed differently when being tested compared to when it was actually out on the road. This seems a bit analogous to ISPs providing ...
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Strange Wi-Fi issue

I, along with my other two flatmates, are experiencing problems with our ISP, which basically means, he sucks. The deal, we signed, says the bandwidth should be up to 100 mbps, but it regularly slows ...
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Why am i only getting half the advertised speed?

My ISP offers an internet speed for 20mb VDSL for 2 months and for free! So i signed up for no money charge, and a tech support came to my house to set up my new Internet, he showed and confirmed me ...
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Gigabit speed testing - Windows 7 vs Ubuntu Linux

I work for a telecommunications company and have been tasked with testing 1Gbps network speed. Our technicians use Windows 7 laptops and need to be able to test these connections at customer ...
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Different CPU info on Windows and Linux?

I have a (as in factory specs) 3.6 GHz AMD FM2 A8-Series A8 5600K CPU and There is at lease 0.2 GHz difference between hardware reports in Windows and Linux. I was tested on: Win7 ultimate x64 &...
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How to optimize LAN connection between two home computers

I'm trying to figure out how to optimize the connection between my home computers. Both have Intel CT Gigabit PCI-e network adapters using Jumbo packets, etc (both PCs are setup the same). I'm using ...
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WIndows XP vs Windows 8 VPN speed

When connecting to a VPN using Windows XP I'm noticing my speedtest.net download rate tops out at 3-4Mbps while using Windows 8.1 I'm noticing speeds that are in excess of 15Mbps. I've even achieved ...
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Benchmark performance 30% speedup in mains over battery operation?

This observation arose as I was evaluating the running time efficiency of various implementations of a prime sieve algorithm. The surprise was finding that differences between the best algorithms was ...
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I can't reach the download speed result of speedtest [closed]

I'm from the Philippines. I have a PLDT connection. My download speed at speedtest goes up to 1183kB/s but my download speed only reaches 300kB/s. Is there something wrong with my internet connection? ...
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One computer on network slow - but it wasn't always?

Let me start by saying that I have a pretty good understanding of my computer and OS so I've covered the basics here. I'll give you all the details and hopefully I can get some good feedback. I'm ...
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Bandwidth Test for HTTPS Proxy Server

Is there a tool that would test bandwidth usage on a server. I've tried siege and Jmeter. Both are very good for direct web applications. However they give support for proxy, siege proxy did not work ...
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Is there an emulator (VM) out there that can “restrict” processing power?

I've developed some JavaScript to test the ability of a computers processing by comparing "perfect" times (0 lag, doesn't exist) and "real" times (how long it actually took). Now I need something to ...
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Auto Tool to track internet speed? [closed]

We have a local firm that supplies our community with internet service. They are contracted to supply "at least" 10Mbps. However, during peak usage times I find they do not meet this standard. ...
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How can I run a speed test for Netflix and Hulu? [closed]

Since the FCC rules were struck down I have noticed that Netflix and Hulu often stall on my Time Warner home connection. I've heard others are experiencing the same delays. I use Speedtest.net ...
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I would like to test a secondhand laptop [closed]

I'm shopping for a secondhand laptop (Alienware). I would like to know what are main things I should test on the machine. What are some tools/applications to do that? I need to find tools that don't ...
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I need to test USB performance with Ext2 and Ext3 filesystems [closed]

Any tool which gives exact speed and cpu usage information? Likely dd and hdparm tools. Ouput is likely to come as below links: http://processors.wiki.ti.com/index.php/TI81XX_PSP_04.04.00....
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Trying to Locate a Broadband internet connection speed test [closed]

I have been trying to locate a program or even a short cut to a Internet Connection Speed Test. How do I download one or where can I find one and just make a short cut to it? Thanks so very Much! Phil
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scriptable internet “speed” test (ping and bandwidth) for Windows

I'm familiar with manual internet speed testing using sites like speedtest.net. I'd like to set something up to automatically run a speed test once per hour 24x7 (for example) on a Windows machine. ...
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usenet server uses more bandwidth then I can measure

So here's the situation. I just started using usenet (server Newshosting), and I am on a bit of a limited bandwidth local network so I've been trying to figure out how much bandwidth I'm actually ...
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How to compare page load speeds of two different web servers [closed]

I've recently set up a VPS with a view to transferring all of my current websites from my current shared hosting platform to this VPS. But I want to make sure that this VPS would be an improvement to ...
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Speedtest Upload speed faster than download AND faster than “actual” through WRT54G VPN router

[Live in Qatar - before people start asking WHY?] I have a DSL router connected to the internet. Speedtest when connected directly to the router shows approx 4mbps/0.5mbps which is what I would ...
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Automatically collect internet (broadband) speed metrics over time

(Before anyone jumps to the conclusion that this is the same question as Quick way to check my broadband speed, please read it through. Also I am looking for more comprehensive and detailed data than ...