My download speed is too slow and my ping is too high what im gonna do

  • Posted February 14, 2014

I test it is it normal?if its not how can i increased it.I’m newbie at using vps & vpn.please explain it simple.I use openvpn on my vps with putty program.before using digitalocean i take 80 ping and 800-1000 kb/s but now its 200 ping and 300kb/s please help.sorry for my English.I hope you can understand my problem.


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I will suggest testing the speed using the latest version of the speedtest-cli

Also, make sure to download the latest version of the binary and not a version that is available from your repositories as this might present wrong data.

Basically, the speedtest-cli command that comes out of the default apt repository is faulty and is not presenting correct details. What you should try doing is using the latest version of the speedtest-cli binary:

  1. wget

Then make run the test again:

  1. python

Hope that this helps! Regards, Alex

I would suggest you do a speed test without connecting to the VPN and then connected to the VPN and compare results. <br> <br>If you live in Turkey and you try to connect to your VPN server in NYC, the distance is so big, that it will turn out very hard to get great download/upload speeds.

I’m in Turkey and religion is NYC’

Where are you located and what region is your droplet in?