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January 16, 2013, 10:26 PM
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: North East Alberta
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OpenDNS Presents Umbrella
Free is good, so I looked into it and got hooked up to OpenDNS. Now what?
From what I can see it has great parental controls, ... my youngest is a 30 something IT tech living in the states, ... not much use I guess until the grandson comes for a visit.
It promised faster internet, and maybe. I did the speedtest thing and I'm now getting much more consistent values of 5.1 - my record is 5.28, but my graph looks like a profile of the rocky mountains, speedtests would vary from 2.x up to 4.x with that one nice spike at 5.28. In a half dozen tests since installing DNS my chart has leveled out at about 4.8-5.1 with only minor variation. Upload has not changed much, a little more consistent at 1.1 up.
But now what do I do with this new service?
Fort Kent, Alberta
2012 - A10 Rig
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ASUS F2 A85M Pro
AMD A10 5800K 4.2Ghz most of the time
32 GB Kingston HyperX Red @ 1600 Mhz
Gigabyte HD 7970 OC
128 GB Kingstons Hyper X SSD (Win8 OS) 180 GB Intell 330 SSD (Win7 0S) 2T Seagate SATA III Drive 3T Seagate SATA III Drive 750 Seagate e-SATA FreeAgent portable drive 250 Seagate Passport USB portable drive
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LG BlueRay Lightscribe DVD Burner
Three LG Monitors: Main Screen a W2442- 24" LCD, & 2 x LG E2040T LED 20`screens.
Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 Pro ~ Windows 7 Home Premium, both 64 BIT
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