Help me fix my connection!

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware, Devices and Accessories' started by TackyPie, Apr 19, 2013.

  1. TackyPie
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    TackyPie GBAtemp Fan

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    Jul 4, 2012
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    Ok when someone is on Netflix on my connection i get slow internet like this [​IMG] When someone is not streaming i usually get 68 for ping 17mbps for download speed and 3mbps for upload speed. Please tell me how i can fix this! Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

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    Apr 21, 2008
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    IIRC, it's a side effect of QoS settings built into routers and ISP traffic management policies. Time dependant data (streams) get prioritised over general data (pings/transfers that speedtest uses).

    That said, I've never seen it make such a huge difference. I think it might probably be the server it's basing its test on. See if you can make it work on a closer server to you (one less than 50 miles from you maybe).
     
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