CyberGhost Test Report
Here’s the checklist sheet to CyberGhost’s score.
After going through the 28 parameters for CyberGhost.
The final score is 77 over 100!
|Inspect Elements||Checked||Point Weight|
|Outside 14 Eyes||✓||4/4|
|Double VPN Servers Routing (MultiHop)||✗||0/4|
|Private DNS (Smart DNS)||✓||4/4|
|No Bandwidth Limit||✓||3/3|
|Public Wifi Protection||✓||4/4|
|Own Server Farm||✗||0/4|
|Google Play Review||(102,994)||4/5|
|App Store Review||(20,700)||5/5|
|Download Speed Reduction||✓||3/4|
|Upload Speed Reduction||✓||1/4|
|DNS Leak Test||✓||4/4|
|WebRTC Leak Test||✓||4/4|
|IPV6 Leak Test||✓||4/4|
|Auto Cookies Deletion||✗||0/2|
|Scan Downloaded File||✗||0/2|
Last fact checked: 11th May, 2020
Ranked 4th from all of the best VPN tested.
Beta Distribution for Google Play and App Store Review
Playstore review of 4.0 stars rating from 102,994 individuals score is 0.79
Appstore review of 4.3 stars rating from 20,700 individuals score is 0.86
Calculation closer to 1 is better.
1.00 < x < 0.8 – earn 5 points
0.79 < x < 0.6 – earn 4 points
0.59 < x < 0.4 – earn 3 points
0.39 < x < 0.2 – earn 2 points
0.19 < x < 0.0 – earn 1 point
|Type||Without CyberGhost||With CyberGhost||Differences in %|
|Download||31 Mbps||28 Mbps||-9.67%|
|Upload||29 Mbps||21 Mbps||-27.59%|
We are using fast.com to run the speed test for download and upload speed.
x < 5% – earn 4 points
x < 10% – earn 3 points
x < 15% – earn 2 points
x < 20% – earn 1 point
Latency / Ping Test
|Locations||Without CyberGhost||With CyberGhost||Differences|
|Washington||308 ms||313 ms||-5 ms|
|San Francisco||211 ms||313 ms||+102 ms|
|Sao Paulo||416 ms||504 ms||+88 ms|
|Hong Kong||66 ms||112 ms||+46 ms|
|Amsterdam||204 ms||212 ms||+8 ms|
|Moscow||313 ms||299 ms||-14 ms|
|Average||253 ms||292 ms||+39 ms|
Greater the measure distance, higher the ping time will be . Calculation is based on the average ping time.
x < 60 ms – earn 4 points
x < 100 ms – earn 3 points
x < 150 ms – earn 2 points
x < 200 ms – earn 1 point
DNS Leak Test
No leak. The IP expected was exactly from what I am connecting to, a Singapore server from CyberGhost.
All in good hand here. No surprise from the CyberGhost VPN.
IPV6 Leak Test
Misc – Ad Blocker
Though there was an Ad-blocker feature, I find it was not working most of the time. It can block certain ads but Google ads will slip through most of the time. Had acknowledge and find out the problem with CyberGhost support. Below is their reply, feel free to check out.
CyberGhost Server Farm
There’s no way they could owned all the 6500 VPN servers around the world right? I emailed and find out the answer with CyberGhost.
Turn out I was half true that they do own all the NoSpy servers which were located in Romania and not the rest.
How many NoSpy servers that they owned actually? Well, they didn’t gave out a number. I’m assuming not many since it’s only in Romania.
Alex, May 05, 10:34 PM +08:
Regarding your questions:
1) Does CyberGhost own all the servers they served? Not all, we do own all the NoSpy servers.
2) Any GPS spoofing for mobile devices? – no, this sort of things are illegal anyway.
3) Will CyberGhost scan any of the downloaded files for safety? – What exactly do you mean? CG does not offer any services of scanning the downloaded files.
Let me know if you have other questions!
There you have it, my full examination with a score for CyberGhost.
Despite so, they are a decent paid VPN with a large number of users around the world.
The reason being none other than their ability to stream Netflix and P2P without a hitch.
… or read my CyberGhost review here.