View Full Version : What are you on?

02-05-2002, 06:49 PM
As in connection speed!

I wanna do a sort of two-in-one-poll thread. You've got your poll about type of connection, and then you've got the dial-up part.

If you're on a Dial-up, what speed do you connect at?

On a good day, I connect at 26,400kps. On a bad day, I connect at 26,400kps. I've gotten 31,100 once, on a saturday morning in early 2000. I got a 32,000 connection once in November of '99. That's as fast as my modem will allow me considering where I live.

Choices for Dial-up: 24,000 - 26,400 - 28,800 - 31,100 - 32,000 - 36,400 - 42,000 - 44,400 - 48,000 - 52,000
Or some variation of those anyway. :)

If you choose 'Other', please let us know what it is.

02-05-2002, 07:21 PM
I'm stuck with 56k :(

It's almost always 45,333, but occasionally it manages to reach 49,333 - not too bad for dial-up, I suppose.

I know someone on here has OC48 - lucky bastard :p ;)

"OC48 -
A long-haul backbone fibre connection capable of transmitting data at 2.45 Gbps." :eek:

Taken from http://www.dslreports.com/

Obi Kwan
02-05-2002, 07:29 PM
I wasnt exactly sure how to answer this poll as I am on a college LAN. I think its T1 but i could be mistaken, so I put down "other". As for speed, Im connected at 10 mbps but dling from the internet through programs such as morpheus or audio galaxy is real bad (single digit kbps my friends)

Sounds Risky
02-05-2002, 08:04 PM
28.8K here. Stop laughing at me . . .

02-05-2002, 08:08 PM
I got cable back in November. But I more than paid my dues before getting it.

02-05-2002, 08:09 PM
Since I'm going to college at the University of Washington, I get to take advantage of the OC48 connection. Nice and fast! When I go home for the summer I'll be on crap 56k, unless I can convince my parents to get some broadband or something.

02-05-2002, 08:18 PM
DSL here, needed a good connection to make up for my crap computer.

02-05-2002, 08:53 PM
I need to go to University of Washington. :D

02-05-2002, 10:49 PM
Cable here.

02-06-2002, 12:38 AM

Millions o' Monkeys
02-06-2002, 12:48 AM
Originally posted by OCH
28.8K here. Stop laughing at me . . .

dont worry im conecting at 28.8 as well :(

02-06-2002, 01:39 AM
Originally posted by OnlyOneCanoli
I need to go to University of Washington. :D

HAHA! But seriously, I can't quite take full advantage becuase the internal ethernet cable in the walls. You see, its only 10-base T, but still, the connection is more than enough for Internet access! :D

02-06-2002, 04:24 AM
56k here too. On a good day, I'll connect at 50,667bps, and on a bad day, 49,333bps.

02-06-2002, 07:17 AM
DSL here, tough its probaply different here in Holland, I mean we also walk backwards so....


02-06-2002, 07:32 AM
"Lady's i know men in white look good... please, DON'T touch my.... blaster"

"Does that helmet comes equipped with sun glasses"

"Yesterday i saw Lord Vader without his suit and helmet, man i swear i could take him any day of the week"

"Thats it, firsts he kills Ozzel then Needa, I'm going to the union"

02-06-2002, 07:34 AM
Sorry wrong thread

*angry looks from around*

Sorry man i didn't knew you would all get so exited

*more angry looks*

Oke oke i'm going

02-06-2002, 12:13 PM
I've been using cable connection for three months now and love it. Had a little difficulty with the service provider early on, but everything is resolved now. Don't know how I ever got buy without it honestly, faster downloads, better multiplayer experience, and not as many annoying lag trip ups that I was used to on my old 56k modem. Good thing now is I can download demo's in a somewhat reasonable time frame. The monthly fee isn't too cheap, but it's not really that bad.

xwing guy
02-06-2002, 01:42 PM
I have dial up, on a good day I get 26.4 k/s, on a bad day I get 24 k/s. But my brother has a stallelite modem for fast d/l speeds.:)

02-06-2002, 02:07 PM
The only option where I live is dial-up. =\

I usually connect at 46k or 45k. Not terrible I guess. And we only pay 16.50 for it! Not too shabby.

Darth Simpson
02-06-2002, 02:09 PM
I'm on DSL.

I was on ISDN for a while, which was ok. Barely faster than 56k, although a lot more stable. Got pretty expensive after a while, since we pay for each minute connected in Norway. So then I switched to ADSL. A huge improvement, to say the least. =)

02-06-2002, 04:29 PM
I'm not laughing at ya OCH. If anyone should get laughs, it should be me and xwing guy who connect at 26,400kps. :(

Bio Warrior
02-06-2002, 04:51 PM

02-06-2002, 05:11 PM
Currently cable. It's usually very fast, but sometimes can slow down a bit during rush hour and such.
They're adding a DSL central mainframe about 50 feet from where I live, to supply city hall. So I'm hoping to upgrade to that. Boy, that wil be smokin'. Now all I need is a new system...