mnw - 11:39 pm on Oct 5, 2000 (gmt 0)
I'm far from an expert in these matters but I always have an opinion, as humble as it may be. IMHO, "PING" ms have very little to do with a server's speed and more to do with network speed and contention. Given that a ping (at least not in a closed network) must travel multiple hops and hit multiple servers, f'get 'bout it. Of course, I could be wrong.