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The Fastest Download Speed You've Seen  
User currently offlineLehpron From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 7028 posts, RR: 20
Posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2140 times:

Last fall on Kazzalite: 361KB/s maintained for 2 minutes, t'was a movie

2 weeks ago, on regular internet: over 900KB/s for less than a second, t'was a text file.

eh vous?

The meaning of life is curiosity; we were put on this planet to explore opportunities.
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User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2133 times:

Back when I lived in the dorms, late late at night from fast servers sometimes I'd see upwards of 3-5 MB/sec.

User currently offlineMas a330 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 2112 times:

I got 300K/s++ and it maintained throughout the download.

User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 17
Reply 3, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2108 times:

I once had 1 megabyte per second (1 MB/sec) for a day at work (while on a course given by a hosting provider  Smile).

I wish I were flying
User currently offlineCovert From Ghana, joined Oct 2001, 1503 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2100 times:

Compression can make it seem like your rated maximum download speed is doubled, tripled or quadrupled. Some files are more compressable than others, like text. Graphics and video are usually already highly compressed so exaggeration will be limited with those types of files.


User currently offlineL.1011 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2209 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 2062 times:

I once had a program download at 20640kb/s

User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13753 posts, RR: 18
Reply 6, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2049 times:

At home:

202kb/s or 20.2KB/s with a certain Peer to Peer file sharing application.

At school:

470KB/s while downloading something from some website.

Anyone can fly, only the best Soar.
User currently offlineMD-90 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 8516 posts, RR: 11
Reply 7, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2017 times:

At home on dialup.....maybe 10K/second?

At school....gosh....usually about 100-200K/sec but sometimes up in the couple of MB range. It mostly depends on the other server, not our school network.

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