Find the Fastest DNS Server for Your Computer With “Namebench”

Unknown | Monday, May 10, 2010 | 0 comments

While you browse the net speed is a major hurdle .Slow Internet connection can drive you crazy . When you are urgently browsing for something  , many occasions it takes you ages to load a page. A lot of public DNS services  are there  to assist you to speed up your browsing experience. For instance, Google has announced a free Google DNS service designed to speed up users’ browsing experience a couple of weeks ago.

The problem is that most Internet users have no idea what a DNS server is, let alone how to configure one, or test how fast it is.Here is a tool called Namebench  from Thomas Stromberg, a Google engineer to find the fastest DNS server available for you to use .

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After the program is finished searching and comparing between DNS it will give you the results including the fastest and nearest DNS in your area in the web browser. The results are summarized and presented in various charts and graphs.After that all you have to do is edit your connection settings to use the fastest DNS available.Namebench purely and exclusively devoted to compare one server DNS with alternative current, in order to identify the one that works faster.


Namebench is a Google "20% project" and is a free download for Windows, Mac,Unix and command line interface. The benchmark tests take several minutes to run, depending on how much data you throw at it, so be prepared to go make yourself a sandwich after you press the "Start Benchmark" button

Download : Namebench

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