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Download speed query

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by jimortality, Feb 2, 2016.

  1. jimortality

    Premium Member

    My internet is up to 40 megabits per sec and on speed tests I'm getting 35ish. To download a 200 megabyte file should take 41 seconds........... but it takes me 75 seconds meaning it's only downloading at a speed of about 22 megabits per second. So not confusing megabits and megabytes, do I have a problem?
  2. Bram

    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    Theoretical download speeds you only reach when the sending party can provide it.

    What results do you get on speedtest sites or on Steam for example?
  3. jimortality

    Premium Member

    On speed test net I get about 35 mbps download and 9mbps upload but when I do a test to download 200 mb file from a download test site that my isp uses then it seems only to download at 22 ish.