How fast is IPVanish?
Want to know if IPVanish's fast? Can you stream, game and torrent with it? Check out this article where I conduct an in-depth IPVanish speed test on 9 different servers worldwide. Results may shock you.
IPVanish is among the most recommended VPNs out there, It offers 1500+ servers in 75+ locations. It offers top of the line features like 256-bit AES encryption, 24/7 customer support, and much more. It also claims to be the fastest top tier VPN in the world. But, is that claim even true, or are they bluffing?
In today’s blog, I will test out the speeds of IPVanish and tell you exactly if it is fast or slow. In order to give an idea of what you can expect from IPVanish, I’ll test out nine (9) different server locations of IPVanish with my 100 Mbps connection for an extensive IPVanish speed test.
If you’re in a hurry and don’t want to stick around throughout the entire article, here’s a brief table with all the speed test results compiled for your convenience.
|Server location||Download speed||Upload speed||Pings|
|Germany||75.34 Mbps||65.81 Mbps||213 ms|
|United Kingdom||67.76 Mbps||72.1 Mbps||321 ms|
|United States||63.31 Mbps||83 Mbps||206 ms|
|France||74.61 Mbps||83.72 Mbps||302 ms|
|Italy||77.84 Mbps||83.4 Mbps||307 ms|
|The Netherlands||61.20 Mbps||77.21 Mbps||111 ms|
|Switzerland||62 Mbps||73.3 Mbps||141 ms|
|Singapore||74.33 Mbps||79.4 Mbps||274 ms|
|India||71.15 Mbps||81.33 Mbps||282 ms|
IPVanish’s in-depth speed test for 2020
In order to determine how fast IPVanish can be, I tested its performance using nine (9) different servers located in different parts of the world with my 100 Mbps internet connection. Here are the test results:
With the first server that I tested, IPVanish managed to offer a download speed of 75.34 Mbps and an upload speed of 68.51 Mbps with just 213 ms ping.
2. United Kingdom
With the UK servers, IPVanish again performed exceptionally well. Once I ran the test, IPVanish managed to output a download speed of 67.76 Mbps and an upload speed of 72.1 Mbps with just 321 ms ping.
3. United States-Miami
Next, I connected to the United States-Miami server. After running the test, IPVanish managed to push out a download speed of 63.31 Mbps and an upload speed of 83 Mbps with just 206 ms ping.
With the French server, IPVanish managed to output a download speed of 74.61 Mbps and an upload speed of 83.72 Mbps with 302 ms ping.
When I ran the test with the Italian server, I managed to achieve a download speed of 77.84 Mbps and an upload speed of 83.4 Mbps with 307 ms ping. That’s the fastest speed I managed to get out of all the server locations that I tested.
6. The Netherlands
With the Netherlands servers, IPVanish managed to output a fast download speed of 61.20 Mbps and an upload speed of 77.21 Mbps with just 111 ms ping.
Next, I wanted to see how IPVanish would perform with the Swiss server. Surprisingly, after running the test, IPVanish managed to offer a download speed of 62 Mbps and an upload speed of 73.3 Mbps with just 141 ms ping.
Next, I moved on to an Asian server. Once I connected to the Singapore server and ran the test, I managed to get a download speed of 74.33 Mbps. As for the upload speed, I noted it down at 79.4 Mbps with 274 ms ping.
Last but not least, I also ran a speed test while connected to the Indian server of IPVanish. This time I managed to get a download speed of 71.15 Mbps and an upload speed of 81.33Mbps with 282 ms ping.
A bit about IPVanish
IPVanish is a super popular VPN service with over 1500 servers in 75+ locations. With such a massive server network, IPVanish can easily unblock Netflix and other streaming services. It also works great with torrenting thanks to plenty of P2P optimized servers.
Another reason to love IPVanish is its excellent app compatibility. Not only can you use it with Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android, but you can also set up IPVanish of FireStick and Kodi. And you have a compatible router, then you can even use IPVanish with Roku.
IPVanish also offers 24/7 live chat support which is super cool. So, in case you want to cancel IPVanish or need help troubleshooting, you can easily contact their support team via live chat. Speaking of help, if you are experiencing connectivity issues, feel free to check out our IPVanish not working guide.
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After compiling all the results from the IPVanish speed test, I can actually vouch for their fastest VPN claims. If you pay attention to the table that I covered earlier, you can notice that IPVanish’s speeds mostly stayed in the upper 70 Mbps range. That’s super impressive.
The Italian server, in my opinion, performed the best. I noted down its speeds at 77.84 Mbps download and 83.4 Mbps upload. You can’t ask for better speeds.
If we talk about real-world usability experience, I honestly think IPVanish is blazing fast. During the testing period, I was able to stream in HD quality and download large torrent files quickly without any interruptions. So to confirm, IPVanish is definitely fast.