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While this isn’t a definitive test of available bandwidth it should help you form an idea of what an Internet link throughput is. wget -O /dev/null avoids skewed results caused by disk performance limitations.

CacheFly
Location: CDN

wget -O /dev/null http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test

SoftLayer
Location: USA and Amsterdam

wget -O /dev/null http://speedtest.dal01.softlayer.com/downloads/test100.zip
wget -O /dev/null http://speedtest.sea01.softlayer.com/downloads/test100.zip
wget -O /dev/null http://speedtest.ams01.softlayer.com/downloads/test500.zip

Linode
Location: USA, UK, and Japan

wget -O /dev/null http://speedtest.tokyo.linode.com/100MB-tokyo.bin
wget -O /dev/null http://speedtest.london.linode.com/100MB-london.bin
wget -O /dev/null http://speedtest.newark.linode.com/100MB-newark.bin
wget -O /dev/null http://speedtest.atlanta.linode.com/100MB-atlanta.bin
wget -O /dev/null http://speedtest.dallas.linode.com/100MB-dallas.bin
wget -O /dev/null http://speedtest.fremont.linode.com/100MB-fremont.bin

Leaseweb
Location: USA and Netherlands

wget -O /dev/null http://mirror.nl.leaseweb.net/speedtest/1000mb.bin
wget -O /dev/null http://mirror.us.leaseweb.net/speedtest/1000mb.bin

FDCServer
Location: USA

wget -O /dev/null http://lg.denver.fdcservers.net/100MBtest.zip

OVH

Location: France

wget -O /dev/null http://proof.ovh.net/files/100Mb.dat

Comments

  1. Commented on
    Comment by SmartDicas

    nice

  2. Commented on
    Comment by Nate

    The sub domain in first URL has a typo, “cachecefly” should read “cachefly”.

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