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bentwaters81tfw    6,535
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I'm running Firefox and response time is sporadic. Broadband speed is about 85.11 mbps.

 

Now this is strange. Ran a ping test. First one came up with about 2.75 mbps. Ran a different test and got 85, and having done that the response times are much faster.

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Scimitar    2,376

Very slow today on the laptop.

I fired up the boiler and built a head of steam on the old PC but it is just the same..

 

Up here we can only dream of 85 mbps!  45 downhill with a tailwind if I'm lucky!

Richard

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bhouse    727
1 hour ago, Scimitar said:

Up here we can only dream of 85 mbps!  45 downhill with a tailwind if I'm lucky!

Richard

Still slow for me. 4.5Mbps mac for me but I am in the back of beyond. Approx 6 miles from the centre of Cambridge...

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stringbag    962
52 minutes ago, bhouse said:

Still slow for me. 4.5Mbps mac for me but I am in the back of beyond. Approx 6 miles from the centre of Cambridge...

Fine for me and I'm almost 260 miles from the centre of Cambridge  :shrug:

 

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bentwaters81tfw    6,535

It's been slow again today at times, but it's variable. BM seems to be affected more than other sites or my email.

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sroubos    637

Has been very slow for weeks here. There is definitely a database issue; if I go to 'content I posted in' (which by the way is really well hidden since the upgrade) it takes literally minutes to load. Other parts of the site are not as bad but still relatively slow compared to the old forum.

 

 

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Mike    10,668

I've not noticed a single sloth issues myself, and I'm approximately as far as @stringbag away from Cambridge, and the server for that matter.  In case you think I have some kind of privileged connection to the server, I don't.  Just the usual FTC broadband like most of us in the UK have.  My only issue with speed at the moment is having to go back to a HDD while I wait for my replacement SSD to arrive :(

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sroubos    637

By the way my issues occur on both home and work connections, on OSX, iOS, Win 7 and Win 10, IE, Firefox, Safari and Chrome :P

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Kiwidave4    1,124

Its been slow since the 'new improved' version launched. Often I cant access the site, have to try again later. I am a Mac/Safari user.

 

Dont have the problem with any other sites that I visit regularly.

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