Erm, I thought we all reached a clear conclusion that the issue happens from w98 to w7, and whatever causes the problem seems fixed from w8 onwards. Since all the tests were compared with a different tcp/ip library at the exact same time of performing the ICS tests, I think we can rule out random temporal issues.
On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 3:48 PM, Angus Robertson - Magenta Systems Ltd < an...@magsys.co.uk> wrote: > > GET seems fine though. You mentioned changing the buffer size, > > where would you do that? > > I've not yet looked closely at the code, once SSL is done. > > > I tried changing 8k to 64k in OverbyteIcsHttpProt.pas here, > > but it made no difference: > > But then you discovered the low speeds only happened on certain > platforms, not all platforms. Which is exactly my point, modern > hardware and perhaps the OS, can effect performance dramatically, as > can the internet generally. > > I do daily speed tests at 5:30am downloading HTTP files from several of > my servers, and a few weeks ago the speed tripled without any changes > of client or server software or internet access, but some days the > speed is back to the original slower pace. It could be windows updates, > my Sonicwall firewalls behaving strangely, or the broadband wholesaler > throttling my connection. Sometimes this stuff can not be rationally > explained. > > Angus > > > > > -- > To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list > please goto http://lists.elists.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/twsocket > Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be > -- To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list please goto http://lists.elists.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/twsocket Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be