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IE & Firefox speed differences

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IE:

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 65 Kbps about 0.1 Mbps (tested with 386 kB)

Download Speed is:: 8 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net  (main)

Test Time:: 2006/03/24 - 4:47pm

Bottom Line:: 1X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 128 sec

Tested from a 386 kB file and took 48.859 seconds to complete

Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 2.73 % of your hosts average (qwest.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-HF3USBJPO

Firefox:

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 47 Kbps about 0 Mbps (tested with 97 kB)

Download Speed is:: 6 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net  (server1)

Test Time:: 2006/03/24 - 5:45pm

Bottom Line:: 1X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 170.67 sec

Tested from a 97 kB file and took 16.656 seconds to complete

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.0.1) Gecko/20060111 Firefox/1.5.0.1

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 1.97 % of your hosts average (qwest.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-4W0O3NRTD

Does anyone know why there is such a significant difference between the two? I enjoy FF more, but if IE is that fast, well...

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Ok, here's the 579kb test. Still a significant difference:

IE:

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 58 Kbps about 0.1 Mbps (tested with 579 kB)

Download Speed is:: 7 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net  (main)

Test Time:: 2006/03/25 - 8:38am

Bottom Line:: 1X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 146.29 sec

Tested from a 579 kB file and took 82.391 seconds to complete

Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 2.42 % of your hosts average (qwest.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-NL3MA08BE

Firefox:

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 43 Kbps about 0 Mbps (tested with 579 kB)

Download Speed is:: 5 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net  (main)

Test Time:: 2006/03/25 - 8:35am

Bottom Line:: 1X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 204.8 sec

Tested from a 579 kB file and took 110.969 seconds to complete

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.0.1) Gecko/20060111 Firefox/1.5.0.1

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 1.79 % of your hosts average (qwest.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-328C4X790

Why is there such a wide gap between the speeds? Isn't FF supposed to be faster? The FF page speeds are infinitely better than IE's, but why is IE faster with downloads?

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With FF:

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 4779 Kbps about 4.8 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Download Speed is:: 583 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net  (main)

Test Time:: 2006/03/25 - 5:17pm

Bottom Line:: 85X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 1.76 sec

Tested from a 2992 kB file and took 5.128 seconds to complete

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.0.1) Gecko/20060111 Firefox/1.5.0.1

Diagnosis: Looks Great : 12 % faster than the average for host (mindspring.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-E9B430JF8

With IE6:

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 5390 Kbps about 5.4 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB)

Download Speed is:: 658 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net  (main)

Test Time:: 2006/03/25 - 5:19pm

Bottom Line:: 96X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 1.56 sec

Tested from a 5983 kB file and took 9.093 seconds to complete

Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727)

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 26.32 % faster than the average for host (mindspring.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-2B1NJCWKX

That's a significant difference.  :haha:  :haha:  :haha:

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FF:

:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Upload Connection is:: 2062 Kbps about 2.1 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 252 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Server 1)

Test Time:: 2007/06/05 - 3:08pm

Bottom Line:: 36X faster than 56K 1MB Upload in 4.06 sec

Tested from a 5983 kB file and took 23.765 seconds to complete

Upload Diagnosis:: Awesome! 20% + : 335.94 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

U-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-G75FVC81Z

User Agent:: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1.4) Gecko/20070515 Firefox/2.0.0.4 [!]

IE7:

:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Upload Connection is:: 2128 Kbps about 2.1 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 260 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Server 1)

Test Time:: 2007/06/05 - 3:09pm

Bottom Line:: 37X faster than 56K 1MB Upload in 3.94 sec

Tested from a 5983 kB file and took 23.031 seconds to complete

Upload Diagnosis:: Awesome! 20% + : 349.89 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

U-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-ZJEG4KS50

User Agent:: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 1.0.3705; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; Media Center PC 4.0) [!]

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