Let’s check in and see which Host was the fastest star in Dallas this week.

Desktop Speed Test – Week 5 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: Dallas, Texas USA
  • 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 5 Summary Table

After their win last week in Vancouver, A2 Hosting have backed it up with another victory in Dallas.

InMotion Hosting & Bluehost didn’t fare as well, falling from 2nd to 4th and 5th to last place respectively. For the first time, we will be testing from South America over the next week. Let’s see if they can move back up the rankings in Brazil.

Desktop Speed Test Results - Week 5 Summary Table

Desktop Speed Test – Week 5 Winner


For the 2nd week in a row,
The Winner is…

A2 Hosting