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#1 Elendil

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Posted 17 May 2006 - 07:16 PM

Besides Bellsouth's speed test, are there any other websites that offer realiable internet connection, downloading, and uploading speed tests?
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Posted 17 May 2006 - 07:30 PM

http://www.dslreports.com/speedtest?more=1

Only 324 of them listed, worldwide there . Or you could google like I did and come up with these results: Results 1 - 10 of about 22,900,000 for Bandwidth Speed Tests.

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Posted 17 May 2006 - 07:53 PM

I always recommend using several different sites/tests, and at different times of the day; these can then be averaged for a more reliable result. The sites listed in DSL reports, linked to by Animal, are more than acceptable.
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Posted 18 May 2006 - 01:54 AM

I have been using http://performance.toast.net/ for years.
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Posted 19 May 2006 - 09:21 AM

just thought i would also add to this. i have found downloading anything from google to be very indicative of your dl capability. just think of the ul bandwidth that the servers would require just to sustain all the info requests. google toolbar is small, and gives you a quick forray into your dl peak. like mentioned above, time of day does make a big diff to a lot of speedtests, but i have found google to be rather solid. how bout you guys?
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Posted 19 May 2006 - 11:30 PM

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Closed html tags. ~acklan~

Edited by acklan, 19 May 2006 - 11:50 PM.





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