File transfer speed between Hong Kong and Johannesburg, South Africa

Jared Mauch jared at
Thu Jul 11 14:30:29 UTC 2013

Honestly, this depends on what OS you are using.  Anything prior to Win7 you are likely to suffer from the TCP stack.  Add in anything weird like ICMP filtering, load balancers or something else that eats the packets you are going to see varying results.

- Jared

On Jul 11, 2013, at 10:04 AM, Luan Nguyen <luan20176 at> wrote:

> Hello folks,
> Does anyone know what's the average speed for windows file transferring
> (SMB2) between Hong Kong and Johannesburg?
> Any guide on how to calculate/estimate this?
> Thanks.
> Regards,
> -Luan

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