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Topic # 70349 22-Oct-2010 05:50 Send private message

Hi all,

Can you tell me if there is a more accurate way to test your download speed apart from the Xtra speed test please. Maybe like an Ftp server or something similar please.

I'm asking for my brother in NZ. I have seen the Xtra speed test but was thinking something along the lines of what Internode has here http://mirror.internode.on.net/pub/test/

Gives you a more accurate idea of your connection I believe. Can't find anything on the Xtra home page to download from their servers.


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  Reply # 394681 22-Oct-2010 10:09 Send private message

speedtest.net





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  Reply # 394705 22-Oct-2010 11:08 Send private message

Hi There
http://zeus.jetstream.co.nz/

this should do the trick
 

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Reply # 394820 22-Oct-2010 16:54 Send private message

aussiedean: Hi all,

Can you tell me if there is a more accurate way to test your download speed apart from the Xtra speed test please. Maybe like an Ftp server or something similar please.

I'm asking for my brother in NZ. I have seen the Xtra speed test but was thinking something along the lines of what Internode has here http://mirror.internode.on.net/pub/test/

Gives you a more accurate idea of your connection I believe. Can't find anything on the Xtra home page to download from their servers.



http://www.speedtest.net/
Should do its really good for me

if u want to see how good your line is try
http://www.pingtest.net/




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  Reply # 394839 22-Oct-2010 18:15 Send private message

Thanks Shoes2468 was exactly what I was looking for .... cheers

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