Mac users should select the download link ending in "Mac_OS_X.dmg".
But if you're on a slower network, you may want to decrease the amount.
Once you've got your settings in place, hit Start Benchmark.
If that isn't hard enough to remember, newer IPv6 addresses look like this: "2001:db8::1234:ace:6006:1e". That's why websites also have more recognizable names, like
A DNS, also called a nameserver, is like the phone book of the Internet.
In seconds, you're learning all sorts of great information or watching fun videos. Of course, sometimes it takes longer than we'd like to pull up a website. It could just be you aren't getting the Internet speed your provider promised. If that's not it, there's other technical wizardry going on behind the browsing scenes that could be the culprit.
There's one thing in particular that can give your Internet a real speed boost with little effort.
Keep in mind that speed isn't the only reason to choose a new DNS.
Many DNS systems include filtering to block inappropriate websites or other sites you don't want to see.
While namebench is running, you should avoid using the Internet as that can affect its results. The first box gives you a DNS recommendation and tells you the possible speed increase by switching.