Whats the best way to test a router speed from my Mac?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by techmonkey, Oct 17, 2008.

  1. techmonkey macrumors 6502a

    Jun 8, 2007
    I am getting a new Wireless N router and I would like to test the current speed of my G router versus the new N router when I get it in the mail. Would would a good, accurate test to run with both routers? Would using the Network Utility "Ping" feature tell me anything?

    Any tips/suggestions?
  2. emt1 macrumors 65816

    Jan 30, 2008
    The best you could do is go to Applications -> Utilities -> Network Utility and look at your "Link Speed".

    Which router are you getting?
  3. techmonkey thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jun 8, 2007
    Im getting a Netgear WNR834B and flashing it with DD-WRT.

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