What kind of speeds should I be seeing?
When pinging websites, you should be seeing the lowest pings in most cases, max ping if you are running a lot of network intensive software in the background. You might also see network impact if you are running up the CPU and/or RAM.
For download/upload speeds, this will depend on which server plan you get as CPU & RAM definitely do limit the capabilities of a full 40Gbps link. The higher the specs, the higher the download and upload speeds will be. A 40Gbps link will allow us to stop the bottlenecking between servers running for the same drop.
We HIGHLY recommend that you leave the DNS servers as the preset default DNS servers as we have direct peering with CloudFlare and would like the best connection possible for you.