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.After the download is complete, extract the installation files. On the first window, you'll see a field labeled Nameservers.
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.
When namebench completes, it will open up a new browser window with your results. The box immediately to the right gives you the settings of the recommended DNS and two backups.
Mac users should select the download link ending in "Mac_OS_X.dmg".
You will be redirected to another page that has another download link.
Below these boxes are a series of charts and graphs.
These visualize and breakdown the performance of each DNS.
On the left side of the namebench download page, there is a green header labeled "Featured." Here is where you will find the program you need.
For PC users, click the second download link with the ending "Windows.exe".
Once it finishes the comparison, it will give you detailed statistics on performance and recommend the best DNS for you to use.
To download the program, navigate to the namebench download page by using the blue download buttons at the end of this article.
It turns the memorable names that you use into those complicated IP addresses that computers use.