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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about OpenSpeedTest and what they use it for.
  • 2gig fiber optic capped at 950mbps
    What you can do, just to test your speed...take the cord plugged into the eero router that goes to your computer and plug it straight into the ONT. Reset the ONT after plugging it in directly. Then try - Source: Reddit / 18 days ago
  • Earth's Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Network [OC]
    Switch the test server to somewhere else entirely or use and report back with the true speed. - Source: Reddit / 20 days ago
  • Out with the old and in with the old (a boring post about consolidation due to energy costs in UK)
    While transferring this amount of data around was always going to be a pain so far the biggest head scratcher is the supermicro would happy speed test ( ) 8.5gbit up / 8.5gbit down to my desktop workstation, and with those 4x8TB Toshiba SMB transfers steady 600MB/sec in or out. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • 2nd gen fire cube hitting a wall over 80 Mbps remuxes
    If your Internet connection is not fast enough, or you just want to know the max WiFi speed, use Open Speed Test. It is a free, browser based speed test, similar to - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • WiFi 6 Speeds Troubleshooting
    OpenSpeedtest (, currently hosted on my Synology NAS via docker. It's a TCP protocol test (not UDP). Also mentioned above, I did actual file transfers from a wired PC to a wireless Macbook, averaged 110MB/s. MacBook connects AX speed rate of 1200Mbps (2x2 80MHz). - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • I think this is my favorite part about a homelab. This is my desktop to my server. 10G connection via fiber.
    The test is done with this: - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • OpenSpeedTest Version 2.5.2 Update. (Added DarkMode)
    Maybe related to ? So maybe you can have your own OpenSpeedTest widget on your website, instead of pointing people at Or perhaps even download code to run on your own servers? Is there a public repo for the code being run? - Source: Hacker News / 7 months ago
  • Which speed test to trust?
    I've tried,, Each of the them gives consistent individual results but none of them agree with each other. None of them show anything close to my maximum speed. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Weird internet speeds
    Try going to this speed testing site and let me know your results. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Issues with buffering. Streaming UHD 4k from Desktop server to TV
    Another thing you can try is Download and run the mini speed test server app on the Plex server and then go to the url on another device on the network to see what sort of throughput you're getting with the router. With your setup it should be much higher than bitrate for your 4k videos. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Intermittent Internet Slowdowns Fixed by Reboots - Seeking Help Figuring It Out
    Numerous speed test programs exist that may say more including AT&T, Open, Speed, and Verizon. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Advanced Speed Test Commands
    Open Speedtest seems to incorrectly assume that the browser will send a Referer header cross-origin, and so all the assets fail to load with 403 and there are no styles, images, or scripts. As such, couldn’t test since the speed test didn’t work. - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Possible to test an ethernet run?
    Well, I recently had the same dilemma. One way, if you happen to have the infrastructure, is to install OpenSpeedTest on one machine, then use a second machine to test the speed between the two while using that particular cable. Http:// - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • What could be the cause of this terrible Ping on WIFI?
    Try to host this ( on your system and connect your system on Ethernet with your router. And browse to the hosted page on your wifi device and try the speed test. This should be almost equal to your wifi speed or max throughput of the device wifi. If its not then your router is getting over loaded or router's os is out of date. Try upgrading it. - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • Privacy Friendly speed test?
    And one more: - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • LAN Performance Testing Recommendations?
    Run this on one of the pc, connected by ethernet preferably. Other devices just need to open browser and head to that pc ip address. Https:// - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • Using a basic wifi router as a dumb AP for a sufficiently powerful router - Bottleneck?
    Before you buy anything you should definitely do an internal speed test from a mobile device to a wired device with something like - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • A "correct" way to connect one storage server to another
    You could also test your network speed using iperf3 (need to run on both server and client). Alternatively, for a quick and dirty test, run LibreSpeed or OpenSpeedTest on your server (Docker-friendly) and connect using your web browser on your client. - Source: Reddit / 12 months ago
  • Oddity: Orbi is showing 225-350Mps DL speeds but hardwired is fine
    If you really really want to test your wi-fi internally, try running Open Speed Test on a local wired machine. Http:// Then, you can do a speed test wirelessly to that machine. I pull about 810/850 using my Galaxy S21. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Response from SL about download speed
    Yeah, I'm getting about 150 with and 30 to 40 with Ookla, I'm near Monroe, WA. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Response from SL about download speed
    I'm using Ookla speedtest...From what I've heard, it's the most "real World" With it I'm seeing about 30~40 down where I was seeing 120~220 earlier this week. is more optimistic & may be more "real" I'm not seeing any real problems....I've been routed through Seattle also...Live in Eagle Point, OR. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago

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