bandwidth glass ceiling

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by goodtimes5, Dec 10, 2004.

  1. goodtimes5 macrumors 6502a

    goodtimes5

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    Bay Area
    #1
    Normally, my download speeds are 170KB/s, such as with Software Update. However, when I download files over AIM, I have a glass ceiling of 40KB/s. What is with this?
     
  2. virividox macrumors 601

    virividox

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    #2
    could it be the person transmitting to you has a cap on their outward speed?
     
  3. saabmp3 macrumors 6502a

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    Tacoma, WA
    #3
    DING DING DING DING!!! We have a winner. Most cable/DSL modems are capped around 40 K

    BEN
     

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