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jareemon
06-09-2010, 05:24 PM
Speedtest on 11 august: http://www.speedtest.net/result/911447853.png

Speedtest today, similar to every other day for the last 3 weeks: http://www.speedtest.net/result/942204050.png

A few days after the first speedtest, interleaving was turned on to stop the connection dropping out. Since then the down speed has been halved, and the ping doubled. Is this normal?

PPp
06-09-2010, 05:48 PM
"The down-side of interleaving is that it increases latency (ping). This is because a single packet is spread out over several packets before it can be fully sent or fully received."
Quote from Google search

jareemon
06-09-2010, 06:39 PM
Yea I thought as much but what about the down speed?

PPp
06-09-2010, 07:19 PM
Enter in Google: does interleaving slow down your Internet downloads

jareemon
06-09-2010, 08:21 PM
having trouble finding the specific information relative to nz...

Erayd
06-09-2010, 09:13 PM
Interleaving does *not* decrease your connection's bandwidth, but it will increase your latency a bit. Something else is at fault here.