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Windows 7: Browser Download MAX Speed Test Differences

1 Day Ago   #1
poolmon

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Browser Download MAX Speed Test Differences

When I do a speed test at Speedtest.net on my desktop using 3 different browsers, IE 11 has a max download speed of around 254 mbs whereas on both Chrome & Firefox the max download speed tests at 356 mbs.

Why the dramatic speed reduction on IE 11 (note ping 9ms and upload speed 12 mbs are the same for all 3 browsers and WIN 7 is fully updated including its IE 11)?


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20 Hours Ago   #2
Digital Life

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601
 
 

The only explanation I can come up with is that Chrome and Firefox are using the newest technology and protocols.


With that said I honestly don't trust what any speed test site tells you -- Your ISP is well aware of who and what they are and give them preferential treatment to fool you into thinking that you are getting what you paid for.


When speed test sites first started years ago they would use the same files to test everyone and ISP's used to cache this file to make it faster, Now speed test sites usually use a randomly generated file to test you but I have read that now they just let the whole site run faster.


Searchig Google for:
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do isp give preference to speed test sites
or
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Are internet speed connection tests rigged

Should find more info if your interested
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