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Speedtest Results speedtest.net vs Mikrotik bandwidth test
When is speed ever ensured past someone else's edge/border ?
You may pass through your upstream that fast but once you are out in the open range you are free game to all the lions, tigers & bears..,
There is always going to be something eating you. Best off letting it be the Spanish queasiness from the night before than the results from speedtest.net
On Apr 4, 2013, at 4:14, Mike <mike-nanog at tiedyenetworks.com> wrote:
> On 04/03/2013 02:48 PM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
>> On Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:07:48 -0700, Mike said:
>>> These speedtests are pure unscientific bs and I'd love to see them
>>> called out on the carpet for it.
>> As far as I know, it's possible for the end-to-end reported values to be
>> lower than your immediate upstream due to issues further upstream.
>> But if it reports 20MBbits/sec down and 5MBits/sec up, then the link is
>> able to go *at least* that fast.
>> (If anybody's got evidence of it reporting more than the link is technically
>> capable of, feel free to correct me...)
> Yeah, I do... I've had T1 lines reported at 4.7mbps down and 2.8mbps up.
> These tests are hogwash.