What are the best speed tests?

Staying connected to the internet has become more of a need than a simple want nowadays. Constant disconnections coupled with slow internet speeds can be a major cause of a headache. Check out these speed tests to find out whether or not your connection's speed is at its optimal point!

asked by Anonymous
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    #1Bandwidth Place

    Bandwidth Place

    Bandwidth Place is a free online tool which gives you a fast and constant recalculation of your broadband, download and uploads speed without an application download or Flash required. It also finds the best Internet providers in your area. 

    Online Tools

    Free

    Yang Lee
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "Tried using this internet speed test tool on my mobile browser, it works and it shows the same speed as the one in my laptop, ensuring that it's legit on my end."
  2. 12

    #2NetSpot

    NetSpot

    NetSpot is a software which can be used for wireless site surveys, analyzing WiFi performance, and more. It can also be used to improve users' WiFi network at home or at work. A free version is available called NetSpot FREE edition.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android

    Free- Varies by plan

    Jose Fuller
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "I like this one. It not only analyzes my internet speed and tests it for lags, it also improves my internet speed by a wide margin. It's been helpful for my online gaming needs!"
  3. 9

    #3Speedcheck

    Speedcheck

    Speedcheck Internet Speed Test is an app that allows users to test an internet connection's speed. It can also be used as a tool to test download and upload speed, track past results, comment on tests, and more.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Aaryan Singhal
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "Pretty good speed test for my iOS device. It only seeks to confirm what I've known all along. My Apple's internet speed is top-notch, as is all my Apple products."
  1. 3

    #4OpenSignal

    OpenSignal

    OpenSignal is a signal toolkit that shows you how to get a better network connection, find nearby free Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide, view signal maps, test the speed of your mobile or WiFi connection, and more.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Doris Chapman
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "Your internet tool, all in one. Everything you might possibly need for testing speeds, detecting wiFi and many more!"
  2. 3

    #5Fast

    Fast

    Fast.com is a free and simple online tool for monitoring bandwidth strength where you don't have to make any single click for checking your broadband speed. It was powered and developed by Netflix. 

    Online Tools

    Free

    William Chapman
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "I alway strust tools developed by Netflix, they have good qualities in their products. It can also be used while watching on the site to make sure that your bandwidth is going in the right place and not in any unnecessary downloads."
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    #6TestMy

    TestMy

    TestMy.net is a free online tool which will test your internet connection speed if you feel that you have a slow connection or want to see the performance of your internet. It also offers you a big quantity of data of your broadband speed.  

    Online Tools

    Free

    Samuel Fox
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "Good speed tester. Thank you."
  4. 1

    #7Xfinity Speed Test

    Xfinity Speed Test

    Xfinity Speed Test is an online tool for checking the network's bandwidth strength. Developed by Comcast, it gathers information in download and upload speed for free. 

    Online Tools

    Free

    Song Zhou
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "i use this for speed test purposes on my dekstop. helpful for measuring my bandwidth usange."
  5. 1

    #8PTA Speed Test

    PTA Speed Test

    PTA Speed Test is an app that allows users to help check their internet speed and performance. It also provides users with an information of the maximum speed they can achieve. It features test history, speed test details, and more.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Víctor Hugo Rangel
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "I play mobile MMO games, and this is the best internet speed test app I've found on the market. It doesn't interfere with my game's framerate and it shows me the speed of the internet and tests for problems. It's useful and a must have if you play a lot of mobile games :D"

Summary

Best What are the best speed tests
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Bandwidth PlaceOnline Tools 19 Free
2NetSpotSoftware 12 Free
3SpeedcheckApps 9 Free
4OpenSignalApps 3 Free
5FastOnline Tools 3 Free
6TestMyOnline Tools 2 Free
7Xfinity Speed TestOnline Tools 1 Free
8PTA Speed TestApps 1 Free
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