How fast is it?
Performance Boost. With Turbo Dial, Web pages load an average of 3 to 5 times faster. The more regularly you visit specific Web sites, the better the performance you will receive.
Here is an example of tests we ran with and without Turbo Dial.
|Popular Web Sites
||*Before Turbo Dial
||*With Turbo Dial
||How much Faster?
|Ebay||11.65 seconds||2.97 seconds||3.92 X faster!|
|USA Today||32.43 seconds||3.77 seconds||8.60 X faster!|
|Mapquest.com||30.56 seconds||5.01 seconds||6.10 X faster!|
|Monster.com||11.74 seconds||3.04 seconds||3.86 X faster!|
|CNN||11.68 seconds||2.26 seconds||5.17 X faster!|
*Average time calculated based on loading the home page. First time visit to a Web page loads on average 2 times faster. Subsequent visits to the page load, on average, 3 times faster.
What Gets Accelerated?
Most Web content will be accelerated, but there are certain exceptions:
| What will be accelerated
|| What will *not* be accelerated
|Most graphics & photos - including jpeg and gif images||Secure pages, such as those used for online banking and credit card forms and pages accessed over VPN|
|Most banner ads - including animated gif images and Macromedia Flash content||Files downloaded outside your browser using ftp|
|All browser-based emails|| |
|All emails that contain images - even when read in a dedicated email program|
|MP3 files, executables & other files - when downloaded from within your web browser (depending on the quality of your connection).||