Thursday, April 17, 2008 | 9:47 PM

Gamersyde: Bandwidth testing

Gamersyde: Bandwidth testing

You certainly have noticed that we've been having some rather big bandwidth issues lately, forcing us to deactivate part of our streaming system while looking for a solution. Well, we have part of this solution ready, but now we need you to fine tune it!


It's very easy, all you have to do is try downloading for at least 30 seconds the file from each of these three servers, and then report the speed you got in the news comments. It's *very* important that you do not use a download manager (or that you use only one thread) for this test to be worthwhile!

Server #1
Server #2
Server #3

Thanks for your help!

All comments

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Commented on 2008-04-17 22:07:48
From Hungary:
#1 - 300 KB/s
#2 - 200 KB/S
#3 - 30 KB/S
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:11:49
server 1 starts with 647 kb/s, goes down to 622 kb/s and then up again to 640 kb/s.

server 2 starts with 193 kb/s, goes down to 113 kb/s and it stays that way.

server 3 starts with 27 kb/s, goes down to 20 kb/s and stays that way.

i am located in germany (dsl 6000).
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:18:42
#1 - 480 kb/s
#2 - 100 kb/s
#3 - 13 kb/s
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:22:56
From USA - New Jersey (Comcast cable)
#1 - started at 130KB/s and slowly went up - rised to 940KB/s near the end of the download
#2 - 1.3MB/s
#3 - 26KB/s (very slow!)

Server #2 was clearly the best in my case.
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:23:42
From The Netherlands:

#1: 620 kb/s
#2: 315 kb/s
#3: 500 kb/s
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:24:34
1. 700-1000 KB/s
2. 200KB/s
3. 800KB/s

Poland
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:25:02
#1 1080Kb/s
#2 322Kb/s
#3 415Kb/s
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:26:33
From Rotterdam, The Netherlands

#1 1.6 mb/s
#2 280 kb/s
#3 1.5 mb/s

20 mbit adsl connection

good luck with the problem!!
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:28:54
From Poland:
#1: ~363 kb/s (max bandwidth)
#2: ~130 kb/s (very unstable; from ~95 - 170 peak)
#3: ~363 kb/s

Cheers.
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:29:01
#1: 850 Ko/s

#2: 250 Ko/s

#3: 150 Ko/s
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:29:14
#1: starts with 500 and goes up to 1300-1380 where it stays
#2: around 260 kb/s
#3: startet with 13kb/s went up to 30 and down again to 14

Country: Austria
Connection: UPC Chello 16mbit
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:29:39
UK

#1 120-220kb/s
#2 50-120kb/s
#3 200-230kb/s

=)
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:30:03
From Sweden:
#1 1 mb/s
#2 260 kb/s
#3 1.5 mb/s
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:32:57
UK

#1 1000kb/s
#2 300kb/s
#3 1100kb/s
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:34:57
The Netherlands:

#1) 160 kb/s
#2) 130 kb/s
#3) 160 kb/s

(1,5 Mbit connection)
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:36:06
L'anvers/ antwerp - Belgique/Belgium

#1 Started at 6000Kb/s and ended with 1400Kb/s
#2 Started at 300Kb/s and ended with 325Kb/s
#3 Started at 500Kb/s but i did not finish the download. (average of 30Kb/s)
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:38:39
From Italy

#1 - 400 KB/s
#2 - 140 KB/S
#3 - 25 KB/S


Connection: 4 Mb/s
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:45:29
1 - 240kb
2 - 800kb
3 - 20kb

2.4mb with DL manager

Located in Chicago
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:46:54
So far the results are as expected, keep them coming!
It's a great help.
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:53:12
From Middle U.S.

#1. 180-220
#2. 110-125
#3. 8-11
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:54:30
1 - 440 KB/s
2 - 240 KB/s
3 - 30 KB/s

4 Mbps, Spain
Commented on 2008-04-17 22:55:05
Poland
1 - 700kb
2 - 300kb
3 - 600kb
Commented on 2008-04-17 23:02:20
450-500

300

30

USA, Massachusetts


It's pretty crazy to see where everyone is from
Commented on 2008-04-17 23:03:56
UK

#1 1200kb/s
#2 300kb/s
#3 1400kb/s
Commented on 2008-04-17 23:04:52
Central US--8 Mbps

Server1: 325 kbps
server2: 333 kbps
Server3: 5 kbps
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