How much does my older cable modem affect download speed?
How much speed loss would be expected from a wireless router in the
I'm thinking of down-tiering to Comcast 1 Mbps service (we do very
little video) would I expect a similar percentage drop?
from my post at alt . online-service . comcast
download speed testing
I get around 4.5 to 5.5 Mbps using these:
but only get 2.7 to 3 Mbps using this site:
according to Comcast I should be getting 6 Mbps
Anybody test lately and which sites seem more believable?
(should I complain that I don't get 6 Mbps)
upload speed seems more consistent around 1 Mbps
It seems that the chosen server for each test excessively influences
> Old modem? Post modem model and version numbers
> "IF" your modem supports it check signal power and snr athttp://192.168.100.1/
> If you get the right person when calling Comast they might check your
> signal levels from their end if your modem doesn't support it..
SurfBoard 3100 appears to be DOCSIS 1.1
Signal to Noise Ratio 37 dB
Power Level 0 dBmV
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Power Level 56 dBmV
what is a good reading?