pinging a domain name


I've noticed that when you ping a website by WWW and without WWW, the reply is different.  Can someone explain why?

Pinging [] with 32 bytes of data
Reply from bytes=32 time=47ms TTL=240

Pinging [] with 32 bytes of data
Reply from bytes=32 time=13ms TTL=52
Reply from bytes=32 time=13ms TTL=52
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Diffferent servers, different IP. You can decide yourself if you want or to be the same server or not. Domain admins decide that for themselves.
In this specific example, has a simple webserver, ONLY to forward you to (which is really the server holding the complete website). probably has other functions as well, while probably has the sole function of serving the website.

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