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Best way to test internet speed?

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Is there a good way of testing your internet speed. Have tried a few online sites. But all come up with different readings.

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Speed will vary depending on what others  are doing, whether it be on your local network, your ISP's network, or the internet in general. If gadzillions of people were to all access the same speedtest server all at the same time, your speedtest results would be terrible. The distance from your device to the speedtest server will also make a difference. If you were in say New York and the speedtest server was halfway around the world in Manila, in the Philippines, your speedtest results would be quite different from a test to say Washington DC.


If you go to Google, type in "speedtest", then click Google's "Run Speed Test" blue button, it'll find the closest speedtest server to you to run the test.

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DownTester allows you to easily test your Internet download speed in multiple locations around the world. It automatically test the download speed of the URLs that you choose, one after another. It moves to the next download URL after the specified number of seconds has been elapsed or after it downloads the specified amount of KB - just according to your preferences.

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