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How to test a speed test? (accuracy contest)


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Hello everyone,

Which speed tests is the most accurate? How to know it?

 

1) Propositions: 

 

To test download speed, use a download manager and monitor speed while downloading something big from a powerful server, like Microsoft.

To test upload speed, download a high leech torrent, wait until it finished and monitor your upload speed in torrent client.

To test latency, use a ping (from CMD in Windows), and monitor time values. Example: ping google.com -t

 

Note somewhere your average download/upload speeds, also your latency. They will serve as a reference values to compare speed test providers results.

 

2) Some speed test providers to test:

 

Testmy.net

Speed Test by speedtestgroup.com

speedtest.net by Ookla

highspeedinternet.com

speedof.me

fast.com by Netflix

 

3) Results:

 

Generally, the closest one to your reference values is the best.

But in fact, it depends on the selected server test and how it's near to your location

 

 

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