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Did you know there's a built-in speed test in macOS? I didn't until just now- saw this tweet by Luke Holder (@lukeholder) and tried it. Apparently it was added in macOS Monterey.

Just open Terminal and type the following:
Code:
networkQuality -v
What's your current network speed? Here's mine:

==== SUMMARY ====​
Upload capacity: 8.727 Mbps​
Download capacity: 107.923 Mbps​
Upload flows: 16​
Download flows: 20​
Responsiveness: Low (57 RPM)​
Base RTT: 32​
Start: 4/9/22, 11:10:33 AM​
End: 4/9/22, 11:10:52 AM​
OS Version: Version 12.3.1 (Build 21E258)​

Source:
 
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What's your current network speed?

Upload capacity: 18.894 Mbps
Download capacity: 132.522 Mbps
Upload flows: 12
Download flows: 20
Responsiveness: Low (84 RPM)
Base RTT: 24
Start: 09/04/2022, 16:27:55
End: 09/04/2022, 16:28:13
OS Version: Version 12.4 (Build 21F5048e)
 
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Did you know there's a built-in speed test in macOS? I didn't until just now- saw this tweet by Luke Holder (@lukeholder) and tried it. Apparently it was added in macOS Monterey.

Just open Terminal and type the following:
Code:
networkQuality -v
What's your current network speed?

Source:
Upload capacity: 49.574 Mbps
Download capacity: 361.236 Mbps
Upload flows: 12
Download flows: 20
Responsiveness: High (3037 RPM)
Base RTT: 19
Start: 09.04.2022, 17:31:20
End: 09.04.2022, 17:31:34
OS Version: Version 12.2.1 (Build 21D62)
 

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==== SUMMARY ====
Upload capacity: 542.097 Mbps
Download capacity: 721.512 Mbps
Upload flows: 20
Download flows: 12
Responsiveness: High (10105 RPM)
Base RTT: 3
Start: 4/9/22, 11:35:50 AM
End: 4/9/22, 11:36:05 AM
OS Version: Version 12.3.1 (Build 21E258)
 
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Reminds me of various pilots requesting their aircraft speeds from ground control... until "Aspen" (SR-71 "Blackbird") flew over and blew all others away.
 
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Code:
➜  ~ networkQuality -v
==== SUMMARY ====
Upload capacity: 295.238 Mbps
Download capacity: 817.947 Mbps
Upload flows: 16
Download flows: 16
Responsiveness: High (2644 RPM)
Base RTT: 14
Start: 9/4/2022, 19:22:46
End: 9/4/2022, 19:23:02
OS Version: Version 12.3.1 (Build 21E258)
 
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Without VPN:
Upload capacity: 151.246 Mbps
Download capacity: 192.715 Mbps
Upload flows: 20
Download flows: 12
Responsiveness: High (2000 RPM)
Base RTT: 24
Start: 4/9/22, 11:31:01 AM
End: 4/9/22, 11:31:16 AM
OS Version: Version 12.3.1 (Build 21E258)

With VPN:
Upload capacity: 93.168 Mbps
Download capacity: 173.893 Mbps
Upload flows: 20
Download flows: 12
Responsiveness: High (1309 RPM)
Base RTT: 34
Start: 4/9/22, 11:31:32 AM
End: 4/9/22, 11:31:47 AM
OS Version: Version 12.3.1 (Build 21E258)
 

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==== SUMMARY ====
Upload capacity: 31.009 Mbps
Download capacity: 203.067 Mbps
Upload flows: 20
Download flows: 16
Responsiveness: High (1445 RPM)
Base RTT: 19
Start: 4/9/22, 2:48:12 PM
End: 4/9/22, 2:48:30 PM
OS Version: Version 12.3.1 (Build 21E258)
 
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Upload capacity: 172.579 Mbps
Download capacity: 325.209 Mbps
Upload flows: 16
Download flows: 20
Responsiveness: High (1566 RPM)
Base RTT: 39
Start: 09.04.2022, 21:50:51
End: 09.04.2022, 21:51:07
OS Version: Version 12.3.1 (Build 21E258)
 
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Upload capacity: 35.287 Mbps
Download capacity: 1.055 Gbps
Upload flows: 16
Download flows: 20
Responsiveness: Medium (857 RPM)
Base RTT: 21
Start: 09/04/2022, 19:57:54
End: 09/04/2022, 19:58:14
OS Version: Version 12.3.1 (Build 21E258)
 
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