Windscribe Test Report
Here’s the checklist sheet to Windscribe VPN’s score.
I went through the 28 testing elements on Windscribe.
The final score is 71 over 100!
|Inspect Elements||Checked||Point Weight|
|Outside 14 Eyes||✗||0/4|
|Double VPN Servers Routing (MultiHop)||✓||4/4|
|Private DNS (Smart DNS)||✗||0/4|
|No Bandwidth Limit||✓||3/3|
|Public Wifi Protection||✓||4/4|
|Own Server Farm||✗||0/4|
|Google Play Review||(25,500)||5/5|
|App Store Review||(9,600)||5/5|
|Download Speed Reduction||✓||1/4|
|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: 5th Sept, 2020
Ranked 8th from all of the best VPN tested.
Beta Distribution for Google Play and App Store Review
Playstore review of 4.3 stars rating from 25,500 individuals score is 0.86
Appstore review of 4.7 stars rating from 9,600 individuals score is 0.94
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 Windscribe||With Windscribe||Differences in %|
|Download||29 Mbps||11 Mbps||-62.07%|
|Upload||29 Mbps||18 Mbps||-37.93%|
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 Windscribe||With Windscribe||Differences|
|Washington||324 ms||303 ms||-21 ms|
|San Francisco||227 ms||340 ms||+113 ms|
|Sao Paulo||423 ms||421 ms||-2 ms|
|Hong Kong||67 ms||469 ms||+402 ms|
|Amsterdam||269 ms||451 ms||+182 ms|
|Moscow||306 ms||457 ms||+151 ms|
|Average||269 ms||407 ms||+138 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
Usually I would connect to the nearest country to my location. But the free version of Windscribe has limited selection of location, so I will just go with the US. All great.
All is good. As expected with a US IP.
IPV6 Leak Test
Windscribe Server Farm
Support was rather slow but they did help out with my queriest. Below is their reply, feel free to check out.
There you have it, my full examination with a score for Windscribe.
The scoring system putting Windscribe in the intermediate category.
… or read my Windscribe VPN review here.