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Very low speed per droplets

Hello. Very low speed per droplets speedtest: test results

Selecting best server based on ping… Hosted by Cox - Omaha (Omaha, NE) [7498.21 km]: 123.423 ms Testing download speed… Download: 59.17 Mbit/s Testing upload speed… Upload: 62.58 Mbit/s


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We carried out a newer version, the speed was higher, but it is very different from another drop do7-1vcpu-2g-50g-fr1

the speed turned out (do8-2vcpu-2gb-60gb-fra1) Hosted by Windstream (Charlotte, NC) [7055.50 km]: 103.331 ms Testing download speed… Download: 496.48 Mbit/s Testing upload speed… Upload: 168.70 Mbit/s

On this droplet sign (do7-1vcpu-2g-50g-fr1) Selecting best server based on ping… Hosted by fdcservers.net (Frankfurt) [0.89 km]: 2.29 ms Testing download speed… Download: 1511.43 Mbit/s Testing upload speed… Upload: 1968.08 Mbit/s

Hello, @rzninform

I remember @BobbyIliev answered a similar question a few months ago here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/why-the-vast-differences-in-upload-and-download-speeds

Basically, the speedtest-cli command that comes out of the default apt repository is faulty and is not presenting correct details. What you should try doing is using the latest version of the speedtest-cli binary:

wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/sivel/speedtest-cli/master/speedtest.py

Then make run the test again:

python speedtest.py

Hope that this helps! Regards, Alex