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Need faster proxies (US based?) How to test speed, what to look for.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by punkinhead, Sep 3, 2015.

  1. punkinhead

    punkinhead Regular Member

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    I'm paying around $1/month each for 30 proxies, and I could swear they're slow to dismal. It's really hard to tell since I'm running so much at home, and not sure how much is due to slow home connection.

    So... planning to get a vps somewhere with the fastest connection possible and run from there. Question is, how do I tell where the bottleneck is? Is there a simple speed test for the proxies?

    I'm in the US. Shoud I be getting US proxies to work faster with US based vps? Should I also be testing the bandwidth speed at the vps? What do I test first and how?

    Basically, looking to run a bunch of spotify instances, followliker, IG bot, etc from one or more vps, so any other knowledgeable advice appreciated (like should I get one bigger vps, or split according to some principle, rough bandwidth usage or ram requirements, etc.

    Running a dozen or so spotify instances, 125 TW accounts, 26 IG accounts, and soon to be adding 26 G+ Accounts. Currently using a bunch of old pc's at home, but looking to clean up and make it all able to be run from anywhere.
     
  2. afreenv

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    I can give elite proxy but your budget is very low.
     
  3. punkinhead

    punkinhead Regular Member

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    I may end up having to pay more. Just want to be clear how to measure that I am getting speed. My spotify instances are choking to death right now because of the proxies, so need to figure out fastest possible setup.

    Should I be doing US based vps and US proxies with a certain speed rating, then check the speed? If so, how? Looking to scale up to 50 proxies at next step, then move up the ladder, but I need to get this stuff figured out first as the 30 I have aren't doing what I need.
     
  4. HoNeYBiRD

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    that price should guarantee you fast proxies, actually you shouldn't really see any change of speed in your internet connection when using them
    but you mentioned that your run a lot of stuff on old configs, that might be it, it's not necessarily the proxies
    you can easily test the proxies on speedtest.net for instance, configure one or two in your browser, shut down everything else and run a speedtest
     
  5. punkinhead

    punkinhead Regular Member

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    OK, will do on speed test. The old hardware isn't helping, but there's a BIG difference running spotify, for instance, straight out of my IP vs through the proxy... and a much bigger difference still if a bunch are running.

    That's part of the issue. All that streaming has to go through the proxies and then come in through my IP. Too many bottlenecks, so that's why I'm wondering about the right config with US based superfast proxies, and US based VPS with a faster connection than I have at home. I was thinking I could then monitor it from home if I choose, but that would only be one connection at a time. Am I on the right track here, or missing something?
     
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    Squid proxies are okay. paying $1 sucks dude, pay premium
     
  7. punkinhead

    punkinhead Regular Member

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    Not sure what you mean. That I should be paying less? Want to make sure they are at least fully private if not virgin.

    Does the US thing matter for speed if using US based vps? Looks like I have to move my plans forward ASAP as my computer running Twitter just took a dump this morning.