Other speed test tests

The wisdom of the crowd

Based on the listings of other speed test tests, this is top 5 of recommend speed tests:

Top 5 Speed tests
  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. Fast
  3. SpeedOf.me
  4. Bandwidth Place
  5. TestMy.net

Method used

In addition to the ultimate speed test, there are also other parties who have assessed speed tests. Rank aggregation is done in two steps based on 13 lists created or updated in 2020 to arrive at one list.

First, speed tests are selected with a number of Borda count similar methods. Second, the selected speed tests are sorted by their average position.

Number of times recommended

The following was counted on the basis of these lists:

  1. Ookla Speedtest is mentioned 13 times
  2. Fast is mentioned 12 times
  3. SpeedOf.me is mentioned 9 times
  4. TestMy.net is mentioned 7 times
  5. Bandwidth Place is mentioned 6 times

All other speed tests are recommended 5 times or less.

Weighted counts

Only counting the number of recommendations ignores the position in the list. That is why we now only look at the top 5. Number 1 gets 5 points, number 2 4, number 3 3, number 4 2 and number 5 gets 1 point.

The top 5 recommended speed tests will then be:

  1. Ookla Speedtest earns 50 points
  2. Fast earns 34 points
  3. SpeedOf.me earns 25 points
  4. TestMy.net earns 14 points
  5. Speedsmart earns 10 points

All other speed tests earns less points.

Sorting the results

The top 5 of speedtest mentioned above is based on their the average positions in the lists below.

The original recommendations

All Buzz Updates

In 2020 All Buzz Updates recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Speedsmart
  2. V-speed, available for Android
  3. SpeedOf.me
  4. Fast
  5. Speedcheck, available for iOS
  6. Ookla Speedtest
  7. LAN Speed Test
  8. TestMy.net
  9. Internet Speed Meter Lite, available for Android
  10. NetSpeed Indicator, available for Android
  11. OpenSpeedTest

Compare and choose the best one

In 2020 Compare and choose the best one recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. NetSpot
  3. Verizon’s Speed Test
  4. Google Fiber
  5. Fast
  6. SpeedOf.me
  7. AT&T's Internet speed test
  8. Speedsmart
  9. Xfinity Speed Test
  10. The Meteor Speed Test, available for Android and iOS

Computer Hope

In 2020 Computer Hope recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Measurement Lab
  2. Ookla Speedtest
  3. DSLReports
  4. SpeedOf.me
  5. Speakeasy Internet Speed Test
  6. Bandwidth Place

Daily dot

In 2020 Daily dot recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Fast
  2. Ookla Speedtest
  3. SpeedOf.me
  4. TestMy.net
  5. The speedtest provided by your ISP

Digitaltrends

In 2020 Digitaltrends recommends the following speed tests:

  1. SpeedOf.me
  2. TestMy.net
  3. Ookla Speedtest
  4. Internet Health Test
  5. Fast
  6. Google Fiber

FossBytes

In 2020 FossBytes recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. Fast
  3. Measurement Lab (Google Stadia Speed Test)
  4. Xfinity Speed Test
  5. Verizon’s Speed Test

Ireland’s Top Broadband Speed Test Tools

In 2020 Vodafone Ireland published Ireland’s Top Broadband Speed Test Tools in which they recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. Fast
  3. SpeedOf.me
  4. TestMy.net
  5. Bandwidth Place
  6. Speakeasy Internet Speed Test
  7. WeCompare (formerly CompareBroadband.ie)
  8. TechRadar’s Broadband Speed Tool
  9. DSLReports
  10. Vodafone Broadband Speed Test Checker

LifeWire

In 2020 LifeWire recommends the following speed tests:

  1. The speedtest provided by your ISP
  2. Fast
  3. SpeedOf.me
  4. TestMy.net
  5. Ookla Speedtest
  6. Bandwidth Place
  7. Speakeasy Internet Speed Test

MonsterPost

In 2020 MonsterPost recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. SpeedOf.me
  3. Fast
  4. Internet Health Test
  5. TestMy.net
  6. Speedsmart
  7. LibreSpeed

SF Weekly

In 2020 SF Weekly recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Fast
  2. Bandwidth Place
  3. Ookla Speedtest
  4. Microsofts Network Speed Test
  5. Speedsmart

TechPP

In 2020 TechPP recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. The Meteor Speed Test, available for Android and iOS
  3. TestMy.net
  4. SpeedOf.me
  5. Fast

The Indian Express

In 2020 The Indian Express recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. Fast
  3. OpenSpeedTest
  4. Internet Health Test
  5. Bandwidth Place

WeBoost

In 2020 WeBoost recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. Speedsmart
  3. V-speed, available for Android
  4. Bandwidth Place
  5. Speedtest master, available for iOS
  6. Speedcheck
  7. Fast
  8. The Meteor Speed Test, available for Android and iOS

BroadbandSearch

In 2019 BroadbandSearch recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. SpeedOf.me
  3. TestMy.net
  4. Xfinity Speed Test
  5. Internet Health Test
  6. Speedsmart
  7. Fast

Interesting Engineering

In 2019 Interesting Engineering recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Speedsmart
  2. Speedcheck
  3. Internet Health Test
  4. Xfinity Speed Test
  5. Fast
  6. Verizon’s Speed Test
  7. Network Analyzer, available for iOS
  8. Ookla Speedtest
  9. DSLReports
  10. Cox Internet Speed Test
  11. SpeedOf.me
  12. AT&T's Internet speed test
  13. Bandwidth Place
  14. TestMy.net
  15. Which?
  16. The Meteor Speed Test, available for Android and iOS

MakeTechEasier

In 2019 MakeTechEasier recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Measurement Lab
  2. Ookla Speedtest
  3. SpeedOf.me
  4. TestMy.net

PC Mag UK

In 2018 PC Mag UK recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. Bandwidth Place
  3. SpeedOf.me
  4. TestMy.net
  5. uSwitch

SaveDelete

In 2018 SaveDelete recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. OVH.net (Gone)
  3. SpeedOf.me
  4. Speedcheck
  5. FCC Broadband test (Gone)
  6. Speakeasy Internet Speed Test
  7. Audit My PC (requires Flash)
  8. Bandwidth Place
  9. CNET Bandwidth Meter’s Online Speed Test (Gone)

Ask Jack

In 2017 Ask Jack recommends the following speed tests:

  1. SamKnows
  2. Ookla Speedtest
  3. Thinkbroadband

FreewareFiles

In 2017 FreewareFiles recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. SpeedOf.me
  3. TestMy.net
  4. Speakeasy Internet Speed Test
  5. Bandwidth Place

Tom's Guide

In 2017 Tom's Guide (webpage gone) ordered the speed tests from best to worst. The latest 4 speed tests are not recommended.

  1. Speedsmart
  2. Internet Health Test
  3. Speedcheck, available for iOS
  4. Xfinity Speed Test
  5. SourceForge Speed Test (Gone)
  6. Fast
  7. Verizon’s Speed Test
  8. Ookla Speedtest
  9. Network Analyzer, available for iOS
  10. DSLReports
  11. SpeedOf.me
  12. Cox Internet Speed Test
  13. AT&T's Internet speed test
  14. Spectrum’s internet speed test (Gone)
  15. Speakeasy Internet Speed Test

PacketWorks

In 2016 PacketWorks recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. Bandwidth Place
  3. SpeedOf.me
  4. Speed.io
  5. TestMy.net

Alphr

In 2013 Alphr recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Measurement Lab
  2. Ookla Speedtest
  3. Thinkbroadband
  4. SamKnows

Increase Broadband Speed

Increase Broadband Speed, has a WiFi speed based on the Ookla Speedtest and recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. DSLReports

Larry's

Larry's recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. TestMy.net
  3. SpeedOf.me
  4. Xfinity Speed Test
  5. Fast

NetSpot

NetSpot is a WiFi speed test app and recommends the following speed tests:

  1. NetSpot
  2. Spectrum’s internet speed test (Gone)
  3. Cox Internet Speed Test
  4. Xfinity Speed Test
  5. Frontier
  6. AT&T's Internet speed test
  7. Google Fiber
  8. Ookla Speedtest

Succeed

Succeed (the webpage is unfortunately gone) recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Ookla Speedtest
  2. Speakeasy Internet Speed Test
  3. Speedcheck
  4. TestMy.net
  5. SpeedOf.me
  6. DSLReports
  7. FCC Broadband test (Gone)

Tests.com

Tests.com recommends the following speed tests:

  1. Bandwidth Place
  2. Speakeasy Internet Speed Test
  3. Ookla Speedtest