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my test is as follows:

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

Connection is:: 858 Kbps about 0.9 Mbps (tested with 579 kB)

Download Speed is:: 105 kB/s

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

Test Time:: Tue May 17 22:35:13 PDT 2005

Bottom Line:: 15X faster than 56K 1MB download in 9.75 sec

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 23.76 % of your hosts average (Comcast.net)

my advertised speed is 4000/384

i had cleaned my pc, downloaded the newest driver for my NIC.  also changed the dns to 4.2.2.1 and 4,2,2,5.  got cablenut and uploaded van burens values.

im kinda frustrated now....

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it's funny, now it's 8 am pacific and my tests are:

Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 4636 Kbps about 4.6 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Download Speed is:: 566 kB/s

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

Test Time:: Wed May 18 07:46:06 PDT 2005

Bottom Line:: 83X faster than 56K 1MB download in 1.81 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 28.39 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-E1JGPU79S

fluctuations?

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The slowdowns like that are not anything on your side, thats actually on Comcast . They have too many people assigned to your node, and when their all on at the same time ( peak hours ) youll get very low speeds.. They will never admit this, and theirs a good chance will not fix it ( at least for a while),  I mean i could be wrong, but after cleaning your PC thorughly and using cablenut settings, thats about the best we can do.

~ If anything, you may want to try getting another modem to test it out. ( like buy one, try it out, then return it.. lol altho i dont recomend this....yea... )  Because with my roadrunner ( powered by mindspring/Earthlink) I went thru 3 or 4 modems before i got a working one.

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BTW, from here in florida i have a 0% loss to you at all, so that tech was full of shit methinks.

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