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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?

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: ...
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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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Seeking tool to 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 ...