test your speed by choosing the testing server near you.
Here are a list of Speakeasy Speed Sites Below:
•Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
•Los Angeles, CA
•New York, NY
•San Francisco, CA
•Minneapolis -- St. Paul
The rule of thumb on speed tests is: test on the closest one to you (ping wise) and use the fastest. This tends to get rid of most the junk on the internet that you have no control over and give you what your speed is.