wireless speed checker

  rambus 20:34 11 Dec 2008
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hi, can anyone recommend a wireless broadband speed checker. my connection speed varies greatly depending on time of day, so would like to monitor it before i start complaining to service provider (virgin 10mgb)

  MCE2K5 22:05 11 Dec 2008
  DieSse 22:31 11 Dec 2008

I find that speedtest.net gives the most consistent results, nearest to your expected speed - but only as long as you use the recommended test centre nearest to you.

If you use others in strange places, you begin to glimpse that speeds really do vary depending on the routing of your connection, and time of day. Many factors affect the speed of any particular link, and your and your ISP have no control over most of them.

And never forget that a speedtest only measures the speed of the speedtest link - not your other links.

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