[ale] OT: ADSL modem bottleneck

griffisb at bellsouth.net griffisb at bellsouth.net
Sat Feb 28 16:41:06 EST 2004

> From: Mike Millson <mmillson at meritonlinesystems.com>
> My ADSL bandwidth is nominal 256 kbps up and 1.5 Mbps down. The ADSL
> modem (Alcatel 1000) has a 10BaseT (10 Mbps) connector that my router is
> plugged into. When up/downloading to the Internet, am I safe to assume
> that the 10BaseT connection is not the bottleneck since 10 Mbps is so
> much greater than the ADSL bandwidth? 

You are right, The bottleneck would be your aDSL connection, not the 10BaseT Ethernet connection.

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