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Re: Maximum download and upload speeds

Helpful | Level 7

@One800J 

I'm interested to know what other service will give you near gigabit speeds? Google drive file stream has way less speed than Dropbox on a bad day. I can only see Onedrive as a viable option but haven't tested their maximum speeds.

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Re: Maximum download and upload speeds

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Riddle me this Rich, why am I getting 100mbps on Drive File Sync and 22mbps on Dropbox, same computer, same time of day, same connection?

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Re: Maximum download and upload speeds

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New member | Level 2
Would also like to say my download and upload speeds are currently crippling my workflow with clients.

I personally use Wetransfer for uploads but I have a client who always uploads to Dropbox and I'm currently downloading at about 20% of my actual Internet speed...
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Re: Maximum download and upload speeds

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@dandidandi wrote:

Riddle me this Rich, why am I getting 100mbps on Drive File Sync and 22mbps on Dropbox, same computer, same time of day, same connection?


Asked and answered in the replies above. Read the entire thread.

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Re: Maximum download and upload speeds

Explorer | Level 3
This answer tells it all. He is saying he knows it’s slower than the competition and 13.5 (108Mbps) is about as fast as it goes.

Dropbox is geared towards ease of use instead of speed. He wouldn’t be allowed to say that though - this the confusion.
Maybe someday there could be an option to turn off encryption and l let your full internet connection be used (and save your laptop’s battery), but until then We use Dropbox for it’s simplicity, and other services when we need speed.

Dropbox was one of the first of these services to come out. Back then 100Mbps was really fast. Maybe in some countries it still is but the new standard is 1000Mbps.
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