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Re: Speedtest Results speedtest.net vs Mikrotik bandwidth test
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:48:00 -0400

On Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:07:48 -0700, Mike said:

These speedtests are pure unscientific bs and I'd love to see them
called out on the carpet for it.

As far as I know, it's possible for the end-to-end reported values to be
lower than your immediate upstream due to issues further upstream.

But if it reports 20MBbits/sec down and 5MBits/sec up, then the link is
able to go *at least* that fast.

(If anybody's got evidence of it reporting more than the link is technically
capable of, feel free to correct me...)

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