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Old 14-09-2019, 10:01 AM   #1
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StarHub VS M1

Hello, just wondering if M1 or StarHub is better for the 500 Mbps Fibre Broadband in terms of mainly gaming and streaming videos? since both of their prices are the same at 29.90/month and is there any good reason to go for any other ISP 1Gbps? (mostly only 3 people using internet)
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Old 14-09-2019, 10:32 AM   #2
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Hello, just wondering if M1 or StarHub is better for the 500 Mbps Fibre Broadband in terms of mainly gaming and streaming videos? since both of their prices are the same at 29.90/month and is there any good reason to go for any other ISP 1Gbps? (mostly only 3 people using internet)
Honestly there are many things that can affect your internet like a slow wifi, antivirus software causing slowness, low end specs laptop, slow webserver and many others. Basically M1 is known to be more stable but i think both are same same.
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Old 14-09-2019, 10:53 AM   #3
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Hello, just wondering if M1 or StarHub is better for the 500 Mbps Fibre Broadband in terms of mainly gaming and streaming videos? since both of their prices are the same at 29.90/month and is there any good reason to go for any other ISP 1Gbps? (mostly only 3 people using internet)
Been playing Apex Legends with my friend who uses Starhub while I use M1 and at night he has constant issue with packetloss unstable ping etc resulting in rubberbanding and bad hit reg when we are connected even to local servers, not sure about other games although it must be noted Apex is hosted on GCE (Google Compute Engine). A good router paired with 500Mbps is more than plenty.
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Been playing Apex Legends with my friend who uses Starhub while I use M1 and at night he has constant issue with packetloss unstable ping etc resulting in rubberbanding and bad hit reg when we are connected even to local servers, not sure about other games although it must be noted Apex is hosted on GCE (Google Compute Engine). A good router paired with 500Mbps is more than plenty.
for gaming, generally it is better to use a lan/wired connection... whether which telco is good, i heard its dependent on whether your area.
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Old 14-09-2019, 01:17 PM   #5
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Been playing Apex Legends with my friend who uses Starhub while I use M1 and at night he has constant issue with packetloss unstable ping etc resulting in rubberbanding and bad hit reg when we are connected even to local servers, not sure about other games although it must be noted Apex is hosted on GCE (Google Compute Engine). A good router paired with 500Mbps is more than plenty.
hmm seems like i will go for M1 then
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Old 14-09-2019, 01:22 PM   #6
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for gaming, generally it is better to use a lan/wired connection... whether which telco is good, i heard its dependent on whether your area.
i do have a good wired connection setup with about 800mpbs down with viewquest now but i wanna get something cheaper. im living in the north area
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i do have a good wired connection setup with about 800mpbs down with viewquest now but i wanna get something cheaper. im living in the north area
Earlier my M1 is able to get about 980 mbps for wired connection.
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Old 14-09-2019, 02:15 PM   #8
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Earlier my M1 is able to get about 980 mbps for wired connection.
its your M1 stable?
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Old 14-09-2019, 03:13 PM   #9
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its your M1 stable?
Im confident to say 100% of the time on wired I can get >750mbps. 80-95% of the time >900mbps. Never really check peak hour speeds but I'm sure it's not >900mbps.

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Spoiler!

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Old 14-09-2019, 05:51 PM   #10
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I signed up for Starhub 500 mbps when SH discontinued the free internet for the old Hubstation.

I was subsequently upgraded to 1Gbps with no additional cost. I can't exactly remember when I was upgraded but I think it was after 1.5 - 2 yr.
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Old 14-09-2019, 06:16 PM   #11
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Im confident to say 100% of the time on wired I can get >750mbps. 80-95% of the time >900mbps. Never really check peak hour speeds but I'm sure it's not >900mbps.

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oh wow thats fast!
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Old 14-09-2019, 06:16 PM   #12
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I signed up for Starhub 500 mbps when SH discontinued the free internet for the old Hubstation.

I was subsequently upgraded to 1Gbps with no additional cost. I can't exactly remember when I was upgraded but I think it was after 1.5 - 2 yr.
i see. is StarHub stable? i heard there are random lags
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Old 14-09-2019, 07:20 PM   #13
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its your M1 stable?
Yes more stable than Starhub now. I was forced to jumped to Starhub because of cease of Starhub cable TV. For Starhub even TVB anywhere got problem recently.

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Old 14-09-2019, 07:47 PM   #14
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Yes more stable than Starhub now. I was forced to jumped to Starhub because of cease of Starhub cable TV. For Starhub even TVB anywhere got problem recently.
Whats TVB?
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Whats TVB?
It is a Hong Kong TV channel.
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