Tuesday, August 15, 2006

A new way to test your bandwidth (and it looks pretty cool too!)

The site allows you to select servers to ping from around the country on an interactive map and graphically displays connections as they travel with varying speeds along the way. It also lets you store results of tests for your computer and sort them by date, time, speed and distance.

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OK, I will give them this. It's pretty cool. But if you work for a large corportation, please don't run this and then complain to the IT department that the companies internet connection is slow. In large corporations there are a lot of other things at work and ping packets get the lowest of the low in priority when it comes to traffic.

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