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:) I am interested in the difference in speeds of FireFox and I.E. I think F.F. will always be faster but, by how much if this is true. On my machine F.F. is over 100 KB/s faster and that doesnt seem right 2me. Until the other day the speeds were very close, I have reinstalled I.E and checked everything and find no problems but how can it be this much slower>

8) Microwave

This is with I.E

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

Connection is:: 3941 Kbps about 3.9 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 481 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 70 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 2.13 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=GA4DR2EEB

And this is with FireFox

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

Connection is:: 4782 Kbps about 4.8 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 584 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 85 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 1.75 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=RJKPCPX0R

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Well for me,Firefox is only installed on my laptop and it averages around 4.8Mbps,while on my PC I use Avant but also take tests with IE,and just until recently IE was faster while taking tests,but now with Avant I average 5.1-5.3Mbps so I have no idea which is faster while taking speed tests.But I know when I download files Firefox is faster,atleast in the beginning,with downloads starting at 1500KB/s.

I just took a test with Firefox and got this,so its very confusing,all my browsers have their moments :haha:

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

Connection is:: 5308 Kbps about 5.3 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 648 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 95 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 1.58 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=QE6PIBAMR

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FireFox 1.0  "tweaked"

XP Pro SP-1

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

Connection is:: 3380 Kbps about 3.4 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 413 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 60 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 2.48 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/auth_check.cgi?num=252525

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FireFox 1.0  "tweaked"

XP Pro SP-1

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

Connection is:: 3380 Kbps about 3.4 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 413 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 60 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 2.48 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/auth_check.cgi?num=252525

When u mean tweaked, u mean going to Tools and then clicking on tweak network settings?

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Well since I some how messed up and lost  IE, so I am doing test's on my laptop,  Its on a wireless network to.

2.4ghz

640mbRAM

FireFox:

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

Connection is:: 2893 Kbps about 2.9 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 353 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 52 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 2.9 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=GSVEM87PR

IE:

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

Connection is:: 2893 Kbps about 2.9 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 353 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 52 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 2.9 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=2VQ125UHN

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ok,

IE

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

Connection is:: 2960 Kbps about 3 Mbps (tested with 1496 KB)

Download Speed is:: 361 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 53 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 2.84 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=L48MODWHD

and

Firefox

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

Connection is:: 2883 Kbps about 2.9 Mbps (tested with 1496 KB)

Download Speed is:: 352 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 51 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 2.91 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=FFEDBFH2K

hmm....

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microwave, what is yor advertised cap?

might there actually finally be a valid reason to lose ie in favor of opensource?

:) I pay for 3000/256 but just got raised 4free to 4000/512  well to me so far it seems to prove 2me that I have some problem in I.E. that I cant find yet....Grrrrrrr  I like Fire Fox its just I'm used to using I.E. and I have I. E. tricked out and it does things that  F.F. doesn't do 4me.......... Ya gotta remember I'm an old fart that has used I.E. forever I dont  like change I know where everything is and ....... :oops: I'm being stubborn I guess and until recently there wasn't much difference in the speeds, I dont even mind formatting my drive that much although I agree it really shouldn't be necessary very often..............but I am using FF more and more so I guess only time will tell.....Hell I even still have an old manuel typewriter that I use from time 2 time.....OK see right now I'm getting ready to use spell check.....how do I do that with F.F. ?

8) Microwave

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IE use to be faster for me, but not today  :?

Firefox

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

Connection is:: 3462 Kbps about 3.5 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 423 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 62 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 2.42 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=HVRLT1K5W

IE

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

Connection is:: 3233 Kbps about 3.2 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 395 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 58 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 2.59 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=CGNDK74FX

VanBuren :)

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Internet Explorer

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

Connection is:: 4902 Kbps about 4.9 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 598 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 88 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 1.71 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=A4FGXH27F

Internet Explorer RETEST

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

Connection is:: 4797 Kbps about 4.8 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 586 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 86 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 1.75 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=P19M39Q0J

FireFox M2

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

Connection is:: 5684 Kbps about 5.7 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 694 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 101 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 1.48 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=XAP37BYJB

FireFox M2 RETEST

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

Connection is:: 5621 Kbps about 5.6 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 686 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 100 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 1.49 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=C473CBWUB

FireFox is the SHIT!  :headbang:  --- IE used to be better for me too Van...  but now there really is no comparison.  Also, I just scanned with Microsoft Anti-Apyware Beta so there is no spyware in IE... just incase someone thinks that maybe my IE is fucked up or something.

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My FireFox speeds are identical to my IE6 (SP2) speeds.  No diff at any time of day or night.  In fact, the same applies to Opera and all of the other "popular" minibrowsers out there.  They don't offer my system any additonal speed in the least.  BUT ...I am an unwilling DirecWay user, and Satellite Internet is a whole different animal as compared to DSL or RoadRunner or ????

Cheers!

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I.E.

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

Connection is:: 6674 Kbps about 6.7 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 815 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 119 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 1.26 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=U2LAU0P28

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

Connection is: 725 Kbps about 0.7 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Upload Speed is: 89 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line: 13 times faster than 56K you can upload 1MB in 11.51 second(s)

Validation Link :: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=3CMOWERCM

Firefox

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

Connection is:: 6275 Kbps about 6.3 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 766 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 112 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 1.34 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=4Y2I7GXHG

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

Connection is: 742 Kbps about 0.7 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Upload Speed is: 91 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line: 13 times faster than 56K you can upload 1MB in 11.25 second(s)

Validation Link :: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=JLIG4TX1C

I.E is faster in download but not in upload.  But I use Mozilla Firefox.

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Well I get the same problem,which I find very weird.Not only that I got the optimized build of Firefox the M3(yes it sounds like a car lol) and still I get slower speeds then IE and Avant,but overall Firefox I think is a much better browser for me ;)

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IE:

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

Connection is:: 867 Kbps about 0.9 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 106 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 15 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 9.66 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=RZTLQ1OUD

FF

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

Connection is:: 861 Kbps about 0.9 Mbps (tested with 2992 KB)

Download Speed is:: 105 KB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Bottom Line:: 15 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 9.75 second(s)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/get.cgi?Test_ID=3FZDLGS4K

Not to much difference.

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