We’re off to Brazil for the 1st time, which Host takes out the gold?

Desktop Speed Test – Week 6 Method

  • Compare 8 WordPress Hosts
  • Use 8 Live Sites, each with a Different Host but with Identical Content (you can check them out here)
  • Use GTmetrix Speed Test

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  • Location of Test: São Paulo, Brazil
  • Frequency of Testing: Every Hour for 7 Days
  • Total Number of Tests = 1 x24 x7 x8 = 1,344 (xHours xDays xSites)
  • Desktop Speed Testing is checking how long it takes for a website to fully load using a desktop internet browser

Which WordPress Host will conquer the Desktop Speed Test this week?

WordPress Hosts

Identical Live Sites

Total Tests

WordPress Host #1: SiteGround

WordPress Host #2: A2 Hosting

WordPress Host #3: GoDaddy

WordPress Host #4: DreamHost

WordPress Host #5: InMotion Hosting

WordPress Host #6: HostGator

WordPress Host #7: Bluehost

WordPress Host #8: Web Hosting Hub

Desktop Speed Test – Week 6 Summary Table

After wins in Vancouver and Dallas over the last 2 weeks, A2 Hosting have continued their good form by taking out 1st place in Brazil.

The only change in rankings from last week was Bluehost moving off the bottom and into 6th place.

For the first time, we will be testing from Hong Kong over the next week. Will A2 Hosting make it 4 in a row?

Desktop Speed Test Results - Week 6 Summary Table

Desktop Speed Test – Week 6 Winner


For the 3rd week in a row,
The Winner is…

A2 Hosting