does tweeking the dns server address speed my internet

  wrongtunes 05:21 16 Nov 11
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Hi, I read this article and I was wondering if it actually works. I read a news about a Google-led consortium working on multiplying internet speed worldwide so I was wondering if this is actually working already.

  mgmcc 22:04 16 Nov 11

Try it and see!

I have in the past used the Open DNS server addresses, but cannot say that I found accessing web sites to be noticeably faster than with my own ISP's DNS servers.

  me_mighty 16:56 16 Dec 11

so is it possible even I also wnat to know about this try to search everywhere but unable to find any help by the way on the way i found this site http://forums.techarena.in/tips-tweaks/1299791.htm look helpful

please reply back

  mgmcc 21:05 17 Dec 11

I think I've already answered the question. "Yes" using alternative DNS servers works, but I personally didn't find a significant improvement in performance by using the OpenDNS addresses rather than those allocated by my ISP.

If your own ISP has poorly performing DNS servers, then there might be an improvement. As previously, try it and see - only you can determine whether or not you experience an improvement in performance.

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