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Why does BT say throughput =3905 yet best i can get is 1500

petsyb
Grafter
Posts: 163
Registered: 29-09-2007

Why does BT say throughput =3905 yet best i can get is 1500

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BT Test1 comprises of Best Effort Test: -provides background information.
IP profile for your line is - 5000 kbps
DSL connection rate: 448 kbps(UP-STREAM) 5600 kbps(DOWN-STREAM) Actual IP throughput achieved during the test was - 3905 kbps

If you wish to discuss these results please contact your ISP.

If you are experiencing problems with specific applications, servers or websites please contact your ISP for assistance.

Your test has completed please close this window to exit the performance tester.


Fast A! However

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/www.thinkbroadband.com/speedtest/r
Speed Test Results
Date 26/05/07 21:15:03
Speed Down 1423.35 Kbps ( 1.4 Mbps )
Speed Up 106.74 Kbps ( 0.1 Mbps )
Port 8095
Server speedtest1.adslguide.org.uk




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PlusNet Speed Test


Your current speed is:


1.67 Mbps


modem connected at 5.6mb
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petsyb
Grafter
Posts: 163
Registered: 29-09-2007

Why does BT say throughput =3905 yet best i can get is 1500

plus Net connection rate has me at

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Your High-speed Broadband Service

Your current broadband speed is 5000 Kbps



My peak usage is 865.22MB
Community Veteran
Posts: 3,364
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Registered: 06-04-2007

Why does BT say throughput =3905 yet best i can get is 1500

What is your PN account type? BBYW, PAYG, Premier, etc ...
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3Mb FTTC
https://portal.plus.net/my.html?action=data_transfer_speed
Plusnet Help Team
Plusnet Help Team
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Registered: 05-04-2007

Why does BT say throughput =3905 yet best i can get is 1500

This sounds like it could be an rwin or mtu problem. Try following the guide on that page and see if you can push the speed up a bit higher.
If this post resolved your issue please click the 'This fixed my problem' button
 Chris Parr
 Plusnet Help Team