Find a Fast DNS Server
There’s no shortage of DNS Server options out there, with Google DNS, OpenDNS, your own ISP’s, and the gazillion of others available to use. The question remains though, which of these DNS servers is going to be fastest for you? And how do you know which is fastest? NameBench is a free application that will run a set of benchmarks based on your web browsing history and tcpdump, and will report back the fastest domain name server for you to use. In some cases, switching to the suggested domain name server can be a considerably speed increase, with noticeably faster page loads. Check it out for yourself.
[via TechCrunch ]