Very short blog. Speedtest.net or dslreports.com are commonly used for checking Internet speed. Here is https://fast.com as a quick and ad-free alternative. Try it out. I find it to be the best Internet speed test out there.
It is created by Netflix. They wanted users to have a quick way to check bandwidth with no bloatware around it. It also performs what is called as a “Loaded latency” test – a modified Ping test.
Click Settings to adjust how long it tests the speed. This is useful if you expect fluctuation in the speed over time.