If you've ever wondered how good your connection to the Internet was, whether if that was out of pure curiosity or to see if there was a problem, then now's your chance - give you computer a simple and quick Internet speed test. This is a great way to get an accurate representation of how fast your Internet connection is at any one time. Here are a few sites that can help you test your Internet speed and connection:
- Speakeasy Speed Test: easy to use; just click on the nearest geographical mirror site and you'll see it begin to work.
- SpeedTest: works on Linux or Windows servers; click on "start" and you'll soon see the results.
- InternetFrog: you can get MUCH more detailed information from InternetFrog's test, including a graph that shows you your quality of service, round trip time, how long it would take you to download files, and much more.