Internet Speed Is Slower Than Tested?

Mar 18, 2011

I recently ran a couple of speed tests to see how fast my internet was, the average reading was about 1.1Mbps, yet the most I've seenmy downloads downloading at is 180Kbps. I am connected wirelessly.

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Here is my config:
interface ethernet0 100full
interface ethernet1 100full
interface ethernet2 100full
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