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Everyone in Illinois has been upgraded just so you know.

If you have a Moto SB 4100 modem you might want to call Comcast so you can get a newer one since people report having troble getting the 8Mbps+ speed.

Official Comcast update on areas upgraded:

http://forums.comcast.net/thread.jspa?threadID=42769&tstart=0

Here are my speeds in Chicago, IL:

Download:

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

Connection is:: 8455 Kbps about 8.5 Mbps (tested with 12160 kB)

Download Speed is:: 1032 kB/s

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

Test Time:: Fri Aug 26 2005 01:01:17 GMT-0500 (Central Standard Time)

Bottom Line:: 151X faster than 56K 1MB download in 0.99 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 101.55 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-E1HB4VG6C

Upload:

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

Connection is:: 775 Kbps about 0.8 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 95 kB/s

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

Test Time:: Fri Aug 26 2005 01:07:40 GMT-0500 (Central Standard Time)

Bottom Line:: 14X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 10.78 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 110.6 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-M9XBE4DQJ

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I just recycled my modem for no reason and seen a speed increase, I figured we got the upgrade, and decided to check this forum.  :D

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

Connection is:: 8632 Kbps about 8.6 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB)

Download Speed is:: 1054 kB/s

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

Test Time:: Fri Aug 26 2005 03:36:55 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

Bottom Line:: 154X faster than 56K 1MB download in 0.97 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 105.72 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-CAJGXD8TV

My upload is the same though because I was on the 4 mb package :(

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

Connection is:: 375 Kbps about 0.4 Mbps (tested with 1013 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 46 kB/s

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

Test Time:: Fri Aug 26 2005 03:08:48 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

Bottom Line:: 7X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 22.26 sec

Diagnosis: Looks Great : 1.9 % faster than the average for host (Comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-ZQCGKI6X3

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Welcome to The Forum Thisismyname  :hello:  also very nice upload

i just power cycle and here are the results. im in n.w. suburbs

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

Connection is:: 8892 Kbps about 8.9 Mbps (tested with 12160 kB)

Download Speed is:: 1085 kB/s

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

Test Time:: Fri Aug 26 2005 09:10:44 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

Bottom Line:: 159X faster than 56K 1MB download in 0.94 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 111.82 % faster than the average for host (Comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-XRHS7MBOU

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

Connection is:: 728 Kbps about 0.7 Mbps (tested with 1013 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 89 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Fri Aug 26 2005 09:11:36 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

Bottom Line:: 13X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 11.51 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 97.83 % faster than the average for host (Comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-LGI6HAPKZ

:D :D

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Didnt get my update yet... should be 8 Mbps

Im in Elk Grove Village

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

Connection is:: 6220 Kbps about 6.2 Mbps (tested with 12160 kB)

Download Speed is:: 759 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Sat Aug 27 14:47:49 CDT 2005

Bottom Line:: 111X faster than 56K 1MB download in 1.35 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 48.06 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-26PENC9V8

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

Connection is:: 739 Kbps about 0.7 Mbps (tested with 579 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 90 kB/s

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

Test Time:: Sat Aug 27 14:48:48 CDT 2005

Bottom Line:: 13X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 11.38 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 101.36 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-MKT2DE049

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Welcome to The Forum MatthewAkvile  :hello:

power cycle your cable modem (unlpug power from modem for about a minute. and same thing with router, if you have any.)

Thank You for the Welcome :D

Yeah, I've been doing that all night... but here is the strange thing... I ran the download speed test using Netscape... and here is what I get...

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

Connection is:: 8860 Kbps about 8.9 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB) 

Download Speed is:: 1082 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Sat Aug 27 2005 19:38:18 GMT-0500 (Central Standard Time)

Bottom Line:: 158X faster than 56K 1MB download in 0.95 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 110.9 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-R3QV7Z8LF

but using IE with a cleared cache .... I get:

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

Connection is:: 6389 Kbps about 6.4 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB)

Download Speed is:: 780 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Sat Aug 27 19:39:27 CDT 2005

Bottom Line:: 114X faster than 56K 1MB download in 1.31 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 52.08 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-BK0P9VX4W

I've tried a download of a file...29MB - I max'd out at 1000 kB/s

So.... I think Elk Grove has it... just not for Internet Explorer! lol!

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ok i am confused since i am doin gtests after just cycling my modem and i am getting speeds of 8 megs and i originally had the 4 meg plan that was just uped to 6. so was the 6 just uped to 8?

Customers (cable,phone, hsi)

4Mb/384kb upgraded to 6Mb/384kb

6Mb/768kb upgraded to 8Mb/768kb

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ok then. i should be scoring around the 6 meg speed but ive been running tests and i ave 7 and higher and the occasinal 6.

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

Connection is:: 7962 Kbps about 8 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB)

Download Speed is:: 972 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Sun Aug 28 2005 02:19:54 GMT-0500 (Central Standard Time)

Bottom Line:: 142X faster than 56K 1MB download in 1.05 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 89.44 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-KTCE075N9

and 28 Aug 2005 Download 7784 5983 kB 221385175579 alex comcast.net

so im wondering is this a fluke or what?

and here is during the middle of the day

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

Connection is:: 7651 Kbps about 7.7 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB)

Download Speed is:: 934 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Sun Aug 28 2005 11:53:00 GMT-0500 (Central Standard Time)

Bottom Line:: 137X faster than 56K 1MB download in 1.1 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 81.99 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-PWC3UND4Y

so tell me whats going on. and i get these speeds through firefox and ie

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do download test and upload test using this:

6000 or 8000 USERS use this link for 12MB Download Test

https://testmy.net/d_load.php?ni=1&tt=1&s=12160&st=st&ta=&top=&align=center&

768 USERS use this link for 1013KB Upload Test

https://testmy.net/u_load.php?ni=1&tt=1&s=1013&st=st&ta=&top=&align=center&

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