Windows 10: Speed test recommendations?

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    Windows 10 1703 Pro 64
       07 Jan 2018 #11

    I got this popup after running a test with the Beta version in Edge.
    Edge and FF results were very close.

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    Windows 10 Pro 1803 17134.48
       08 Jan 2018 #12

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  3.    08 Jan 2018 #13

    I've become a fan of TestMy.net Broadband Internet Speed Test . All browser, nothing to install and no flash used. They keep a database of all your prior tests too.

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  4.    08 Jan 2018 #14

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    Windows 10 pro 64 bit/v.1803/17134.1.48
       08 Jan 2018 #15

    This one has a more thorough analysis. You may end up loving or... hating your internet provider.
    Internet Speed Test - HTML5 Speed Test
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  6.    08 Jan 2018 #16

    Slippery said: View Post
    This one has a more thorough analysis. You may end up loving or... hating your internet provider.
    Internet Speed Test - HTML5 Speed Test
    Mine looks good
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  7.    09 Jan 2018 #17

    Hi there

    the web service from ookla loads a lot of adverts and has some video so this must surely interfere with the result - even the beta version which doesn't use flash.

    However IMO these tests only give a guideline --I'm not really interested if it shows upload as 995.3Mb/s or 1.01 Gb/s for example -- I just want to know if the recorded speed approximates to something like what the ISP service "alledges" to provide.

    Otherwise it all reminds me of two Politicians ranting on "My Red Button is Bigger than yours" !!! I'm sure you all know who I'm referring to.

    Cheers
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  • Posts : 1,984
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       09 Jan 2018 #18

    As long as you get above what you pay for that's all that matters :)

    I have Verizon, so I use their speed test. Broadband Internet Speed Test by Verizon | Official Site
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    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       09 Jan 2018 #19

    FreeBooter said: View Post
    I heard Ookla speedtest.net and internet service providers (ISP) has a agreement to use the nearest ISP servers by Ookla speedtest.net for broadband speed test.
    You can change it to any server anywhere in the world, they conveniently use the closest to you, to make it look good.

    I change the server to Tokyo and my upload speed drops to 15 Mbps, but I don`t care about upload speeds to Tokyo :)

    And here's one to the School District of Philadelphia.
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  • Posts : 804
    Windows 10 1703 Pro 64
       09 Jan 2018 #20

    I use the MS Store version of Speedtest by Ooka on my AT&T 1Gb Fiber and the default is the AT&T server in New Orleans. This is where my service feed originates from. This way I am just testing my service feed and not the rest of the worlds network. I get mid 900mbs in both directions so I am looking good. My U-verse TV also runs on this Fiber and the TV boxes use IP protocol also. Had it for a year and very pleased. Of course the test results vary if I test to other servers but that is influenced by the network path and the server. These tests give me a benchmark to compare results if I have problems. With any tool it depends on how you use it.

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