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Hi community.  I was wanting to do a speed test of the devices on my network.  I am suspicious of a 100meg device on a network like a switch or router.  What could I use to test the speed of my network?
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by:FeMaster
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There is a pretty decent article over at smallnetbuilder.com.  It gives a list of a few pieces of software that you can use to test internal network speeds. Hopefully something there will be able to do what you are looking to do...

smallnetbuilder.com
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Setup a FTP server and ftp a fairly large file (200 - 300 MB) to and from the FTP server is the simplest and easiest.
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by:Sandeep Gupta
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try downloading 100mb file over that link and watch the download time..this is how my customers do tests .. :-)
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try using networx (freeware) or dumeter (free for 15 days) to find out the download and update rate in a computer.
http://www.softperfect.com/products/networx/
http://www.hageltech.com/dumeter/about
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