Dreamhost Network Transfers
gp1.lightspeed - Nov 20 2020




We have performed large file transfers over HTTP from the Dreamhost - gp1.lightspeed cloud server, both downloads and uploads and we measured their speed.

The transfers involve multiple files, 10 threads and they last for at least 10 seconds at maximum speed. The transfers are repeated 4 times from different servers and only the fastest is used for comparisons and to calculate the grades.

You may experience faster speeds using you own Speedtest client. This is because VPSBenchmarks deliberately excludes Speedtest servers with a ping latency under 6ms from the VPS in order to avoid measuring intra-datacenter transfer speeds, which are not representative of the real world.

Provider: Dreamhost
Plan: gp1.lightspeed
Datacenter: Virginia, USA
Monthly Transfer Limit (GB): Unlimited
CPU type: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v4 @ 2.10GHz

Download Speed
1.89 Gbps
Upload Speed
204 Mbps

Individual Transfer Tests

Those are the servers that were used to perform downloads and uploads. They were chosen because they were the closest to the VPS that was tested. Only the fastest of those 4 is used to calculate the grades.

Server Download size (MB) Download duration (ms) Upload size (MB) Upload duration (ms) Ping Latency (ms)
speedtest.asbn.va.wtsky.net 2391 10096 262 10336 13
ook-iad-x1.puregig.net 2329 10125 271 10373 10
speedtest-server-ash.starry.com 2149 10080 213 12676 13
speedtest1.ash3.va.hostedbackbone.net 862 13520 265 10509 13

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