Our users frequent www.cnn.com
, however usually it takes more than20s ~ 30s for items to be displayed on the home page.
We did notice the title bar ("CNN.com - Breaking news, Weather, US, International .....") displays in under 2 seconds and thereafter is a lot of waiting for i.cdn.turner.com , a full 20s before anything on the home page appears.
After the cnn.com home page is loaded, all other links on CNN.com is displayed in under 5s when clicked on.
I have checked the user's PC, 3rd party and session cookies are allowed. The PC is Dell T3400 Dual Core, 4GB ram, 10k rpm HDD, Win XP x64 SP3, IE7 SP2, Symantec Endpoint Protection v11.
I have tried increasing the concurrent connections in IE and Firefox but it does not help.
loads in under 5s so there is no likelihood of Internet bandwidth congestion.
On IE7, pshing detection is disabled.