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My internet doesn't download nearly as fast as it should


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FiReFTW

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Whats the deal I just got 24mb/2mb internet and when I go to speedtest it shows normal speed but when I download something from the internet or someone sends something on msn it downloads really slow like 200-300kbps , it doesn't make any sense if the speedtest shows it as really fast.
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Speed test site results are spuriously spur-of-the-moment and often tell you nothing about the real state of your internet.
Check your provider's terms and conditions and you may find it says an "UP TO" speed, not a "definite" speed.
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Also, your browser reports download speed in KB/s, while "Speedtest", and your ISP are talking about kbps.
1 KB/s = 8.192 kbps, so 200KB/s = 1638kbps = 1.6Mbps
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