Tor website

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Tor platforms

Platform Speed Stability
Android - -
Windows 99 kbps 89%

Tor protocols

Other: Other protocol.

Tor performance

by month | year

Speed

Stability

Number of tests

All Tests

Created At Platform Location Median Speed Stability
2017-10-21 Windows 63.89 90.48%
2017-10-21 Windows 49.47 90.48%
2017-10-21 Windows 63.46 100.00%
2017-10-21 Windows 63.78 90.48%
2017-10-21 Windows 47.83 90.48%
2017-10-21 Windows 62.07 90.48%
2017-10-21 Windows 62.08 90.48%
2017-10-21 Windows 54.57 90.48%
2017-10-19 Windows 39.69 90.48%
2017-10-19 Windows 61.57 90.48%
2017-10-19 Windows 58.76 90.48%
2017-10-19 Windows 59.76 76.19%
2017-10-19 Windows 67.30 90.48%
2017-10-17 Windows 32.27 90.48%
2017-10-17 Windows 40.99 90.48%
2017-10-14 Linux 190.48 95.24%
2017-10-14 Linux 185.15 95.24%
2017-10-06 Windows 281.91 61.90%
2017-10-02 Windows 145.04 90.48%
2017-09-18 Windows 526.16 100.00%
2017-09-09 Linux 31.82 95.24%
2017-08-31 Android 88.02 100.00%
2017-08-31 Android 88.02 100.00%
2017-08-31 Android 88.02 100.00%
2017-08-31 Android 68.94 100.00%
2017-08-20 Linux 105.68 38.10%
2017-08-18 Linux 151.42 97.62%
2017-08-09 Windows 382.41 100.00%
2017-08-08 Windows 87.06 100.00%
2017-08-07 Windows 257.67 100.00%
2017-07-30 Linux 109.61 100.00%
2017-07-25 Windows 140.41 100.00%
2017-07-25 Windows 25.00 90.48%
2017-07-25 Windows 32.98 92.86%
2017-07-21 Android 464.09 100.00%
2017-07-13 Windows 48.09 100.00%
2017-07-06 Linux 84.56 100.00%
2017-06-27 Linux 84.12 100.00%
2017-06-26 Windows 16.55 61.90%
2017-06-01 Linux 224.67 100.00%
2017-05-31 Windows 292.01 100.00%
2017-05-15 Windows 59.36 100.00%
2017-05-11 Windows 57.85 69.05%
2017-04-29 Windows 1599.83 100.00%
2017-04-09 Windows 48.40 88.10%
2017-04-07 Windows 127.35 97.62%
2017-03-10 Windows 56.87 92.86%
2017-02-25 Windows 25.61 47.62%
2017-02-22 Windows 118.53 95.24%
2017-02-22 Mac OS 1283.07 100.00%
2017-02-19 Windows 170.36 100.00%
2017-02-09 Windows 162.08 97.62%
2017-02-04 Linux 211.64 95.24%
2017-01-18 Windows 47.73 83.33%
2016-12-31 Linux 85.77 95.24%
2016-12-01 Windows 44.96 97.62%
2016-11-25 Windows 143.05 100.00%
2016-11-25 Windows 105.42 100.00%
2016-11-24 Windows 76.21 97.62%
2016-11-24 Windows 78.09 97.62%
2016-11-19 Windows 64.71 100.00%
2016-11-17 Windows 58.53 100.00%
2016-11-12 Linux 139.03 100.00%
2016-10-22 Windows 55.28 95.24%
2016-10-22 Windows 63.08 95.24%
2016-10-18 Windows 134.92 95.24%
2016-10-09 Windows 67.44 95.24%
2016-10-05 Windows 611.68 100.00%
2016-10-03 Windows 56.05 100.00%
2016-09-29 Windows 58.64 95.24%
2016-09-23 Linux 64.34 92.86%
2016-09-23 Linux 86.91 95.24%
2016-09-22 Windows 54.51 95.24%
2016-09-18 Windows 545.65 100.00%
2016-09-17 Linux 87.22 100.00%
2016-09-17 Linux 111.05 100.00%
2016-09-17 Linux 101.52 100.00%
2016-09-17 Linux 140.25 100.00%
2016-09-16 Linux 172.44 100.00%
2016-09-16 Windows 62.44 100.00%
2016-09-16 Windows 49.10 100.00%
2016-09-15 Linux 146.66 100.00%
2016-09-14 Windows 611.50 100.00%
2016-09-14 Linux 142.14 100.00%
2016-09-14 Windows 92.69 100.00%
2016-09-13 Linux 67.64 100.00%
2016-09-13 Linux 80.01 100.00%
2016-09-13 Linux 116.79 100.00%
2016-09-13 Linux 85.20 100.00%
2016-09-13 Linux 69.30 100.00%
2016-09-13 Linux 72.30 100.00%
2016-09-13 Linux 211.13 100.00%
2016-09-13 Linux 123.28 100.00%
2016-09-12 Linux 48.50 97.62%
2016-09-12 Linux 78.97 97.62%
2016-09-06 Windows 129.86 100.00%
2016-09-03 Windows 74.60 100.00%
2016-09-02 Windows 53.21 95.24%
2016-09-02 Windows 49.94 100.00%
2016-08-24 Android 中国大陆 北京市 377.57 95.24%
2016-08-20 Windows Other 787.07 95.24%
2016-08-15 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 89.98 100.00%
2016-08-15 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 49.60 100.00%
2016-08-15 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 41.03 100.00%
2016-08-12 Windows 其他 56.43 100.00%
2016-08-12 Windows 其他 54.69 100.00%
2016-08-12 Windows 其他 30.50 92.86%
2016-08-12 Windows 其他 28.13 92.86%
2016-08-11 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 143.28 100.00%
2016-08-11 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 69.10 100.00%
2016-08-11 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 77.42 100.00%
2016-08-11 Windows 其他 22.63 97.62%
2016-08-11 Windows 其他 31.63 97.62%
2016-08-11 Windows 其他 24.69 97.62%
2016-08-10 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 43.04 100.00%
2016-08-10 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 76.79 100.00%
2016-08-10 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 26.83 97.62%
2016-08-10 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 31.20 100.00%
2016-08-10 Windows 中国大陆 黑龙江省 32.07 97.62%
2016-08-10 Windows 中国大陆 黑龙江省 31.66 97.62%
2016-08-10 Android 中国大陆 北京市 31.94 100.00%
2016-08-10 Android 中国大陆 北京市 32.55 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 93.86 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 85.05 97.62%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 上海市 55.45 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 上海市 55.27 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 44.22 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 58.86 97.62%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 江苏省 62.24 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 江苏省 60.89 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 福建省 75.04 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 山西省 80.88 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 吉林省 60.64 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 吉林省 73.50 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 安徽省 55.22 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 安徽省 57.73 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 重庆市 48.68 100.00%
2016-08-09 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 38.24 100.00%
2016-08-09 Android 中国大陆 重庆市 36.74 100.00%
2016-08-09 Android 中国大陆 重庆市 51.78 100.00%
2016-08-08 Windows 中国大陆 湖北省 196.32 90.48%
2016-08-08 Windows 其他 34.65 78.57%
2016-08-08 Windows 其他 40.81 78.57%
2016-08-08 Windows 中国大陆 上海市 66.25 100.00%
2016-08-08 Windows 中国大陆 上海市 73.14 100.00%
2016-08-08 Windows 中国大陆 重庆市 82.39 100.00%
2016-08-08 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 69.51 100.00%
2016-08-08 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 74.17 100.00%
2016-08-08 Windows 中国大陆 湖北省 180.79 90.48%
2016-08-07 Windows 中国大陆 江西省 342.31 100.00%
2016-08-07 Windows Other 49.19 95.24%
2016-08-07 Windows Other 35.44 95.24%
2016-08-07 Windows 其他 40.14 100.00%
2016-08-07 Windows 其他 57.17 100.00%
2016-08-06 Android 中国大陆 北京市 510.78 100.00%
2016-08-06 Windows 中国大陆 上海市 51.84 100.00%
2016-08-06 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 54.59 100.00%
2016-08-06 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 82.89 100.00%
2016-08-06 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 84.90 88.10%
2016-08-05 Windows 中国大陆 山西省 29.15 100.00%
2016-08-05 Windows 中国大陆 上海市 70.72 100.00%
2016-08-05 Windows 中国大陆 上海市 64.68 100.00%
2016-08-05 Windows 中国大陆 江西省 48.56 100.00%
2016-08-05 Windows 中国大陆 山西省 53.44 100.00%
2016-08-05 Windows 中国大陆 山西省 58.22 100.00%
2016-08-05 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 40.91 100.00%
2016-08-05 Android 中国大陆 北京市 42.66 100.00%
2016-08-05 Android 中国大陆 北京市 40.61 100.00%
2016-08-04 Windows 其他 36.82 100.00%
2016-08-04 Windows 其他 30.75 97.62%
2016-08-04 Windows 其他 30.86 100.00%
2016-08-04 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 549.71 95.24%
2016-08-04 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 449.65 90.48%
2016-08-04 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 54.48 100.00%
2016-08-04 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 57.76 100.00%
2016-08-04 Windows 中国大陆 山西省 66.38 100.00%
2016-08-04 Windows 中国大陆 山西省 55.01 100.00%
2016-08-04 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 74.83 100.00%
2016-08-04 Windows 中国大陆 辽宁省 635.20 100.00%
2016-08-04 Windows 中国大陆 上海市 665.90 100.00%
2016-08-04 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 46.03 100.00%
2016-08-04 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 568.57 100.00%
2016-08-03 Windows 中国大陆 河北省 51.20 100.00%
2016-08-03 Android 中国大陆 西藏自治区 179.08 100.00%
2016-08-03 Android 中国大陆 北京市 84.81 95.24%
2016-08-03 Windows 中国大陆 黑龙江省 22.51 100.00%
2016-08-03 Windows 中国大陆 安徽省 43.18 100.00%
2016-08-03 Windows 中国大陆 安徽省 30.00 97.62%
2016-08-03 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 56.93 100.00%
2016-08-03 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 56.73 100.00%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 97.30 95.24%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 湖南省 127.99 100.00%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 89.40 100.00%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 106.38 100.00%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 上海市 46.73 100.00%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 上海市 41.55 100.00%
2016-08-02 Android 中国大陆 北京市 38.57 100.00%
2016-08-02 Android 中国大陆 北京市 64.85 100.00%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 468.03 100.00%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 辽宁省 64.40 100.00%
2016-08-02 Android 中国大陆 吉林省 52.08 100.00%
2016-08-02 Android 中国大陆 吉林省 74.09 100.00%
2016-08-02 Android 中国大陆 北京市 66.30 100.00%
2016-08-02 Android 中国大陆 北京市 78.73 100.00%
2016-08-02 Android 中国大陆 北京市 42.92 97.62%
2016-08-02 Android 中国大陆 北京市 37.31 95.24%
2016-08-02 Android 中国大陆 内蒙古自治区 74.38 100.00%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 陕西省 33.50 95.24%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 云南省 38.22 92.86%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 贵州省 76.67 100.00%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 贵州省 60.90 100.00%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 四川省 66.41 100.00%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 四川省 54.17 100.00%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 吉林省 47.93 100.00%
2016-08-02 Windows 中国大陆 吉林省 70.16 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 59.28 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 海南省 44.60 97.62%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 海南省 58.00 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 55.81 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 湖南省 54.20 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 江苏省 48.95 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 49.75 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 61.93 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 河南省 67.30 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 河南省 53.29 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 福建省 48.17 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 福建省 55.32 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 河南省 40.40 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 河南省 41.27 97.62%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 湖北省 78.72 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 湖北省 77.18 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 65.56 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 山东省 64.88 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 黑龙江省 50.51 97.62%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 河北省 51.31 92.86%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 河北省 41.41 92.86%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 76.74 90.48%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 上海市 72.94 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 江西省 76.30 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 辽宁省 86.14 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 64.37 100.00%
2016-08-01 Windows China (Mainland) 广东省 84.41 100.00%
2016-07-31 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 51.13 100.00%
2016-07-29 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 92.04 100.00%
2016-07-29 Windows 中国大陆 天津市 83.49 95.24%
2016-07-28 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 115.23 95.24%
2016-07-28 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 43.21 100.00%
2016-07-28 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 44.20 100.00%
2016-07-28 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 75.13 100.00%
2016-07-28 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 66.82 100.00%
2016-07-28 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 96.91 100.00%
2016-07-28 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 84.81 90.48%
2016-07-28 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 35.85 97.62%
2016-07-26 Windows 中国大陆 宁夏回族自治区 67.08 100.00%
2016-07-25 Windows 中国大陆 吉林省 267.62 100.00%
2016-07-24 Android 中国大陆 河北省 305.45 100.00%
2016-07-23 Android 中国大陆 广东省 79.01 100.00%
2016-07-23 Android 中国大陆 广东省 69.00 100.00%
2016-07-22 Android 中国大陆 江苏省 561.11 100.00%
2016-07-22 Android 中国大陆 北京市 448.96 100.00%
2016-07-18 Android 中国大陆 吉林省 100.29 100.00%
2016-07-18 Windows China (Mainland) 重庆市 173.12 100.00%
2016-07-13 Windows 中国大陆 湖南省 125.52 100.00%
2016-07-10 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 28.05 100.00%
2016-07-10 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 42.00 100.00%
2016-07-10 Android 中国大陆 辽宁省 125.70 100.00%
2016-07-08 Windows 中国大陆 广东省 93.57 83.33%
2016-07-08 Windows China (Mainland) 74.16 80.95%
2016-07-08 Windows 中国大陆 江苏省 29.96 92.86%
2016-07-08 Windows 中国大陆 江苏省 27.43 95.24%
2016-07-07 Windows China (Mainland) 30.46 95.24%
2016-07-07 Windows China (Mainland) 33.56 95.24%
2016-07-07 Windows China (Mainland) 125.66 100.00%
2016-07-07 Windows China (Mainland) 121.87 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 内蒙古自治区 502.72 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 66.92 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 25.71 97.62%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 31.99 97.62%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 101.84 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 71.34 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 44.04 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 37.85 97.62%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 44.72 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 81.69 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 69.80 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 100.06 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 113.34 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 104.88 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 104.98 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows China (Mainland) 111.85 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows 中国大陆 湖南省 76.45 100.00%
2016-07-06 Windows 伊朗 441.27 61.90%
2016-07-06 Android 中国大陆 福建省 496.73 71.43%
2016-07-05 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 28.04 85.71%
2016-07-05 Windows 中国大陆 北京市 37.60 85.71%
2016-07-05 Windows China (Mainland) 浙江省 116.36 100.00%
2016-07-03 Windows China (Mainland) 70.13 100.00%
2016-06-28 Windows China (Mainland) 浙江省 296.05 100.00%
2016-06-28 Windows China (Mainland) 江苏省 379.77 100.00%
2016-06-21 Windows 中国大陆 49.48 100.00%
2016-06-21 Windows 中国大陆 60.78 100.00%
2016-06-21 Windows 中国大陆 60.43 100.00%
2016-06-21 Windows 中国大陆 浙江省 51.54 97.62%
2016-06-21 Windows 中国大陆 浙江省 91.85 100.00%
2016-06-21 Windows 中国大陆 浙江省 85.49 100.00%
2016-06-01 Windows China (Mainland) 山东省 26.19 95.24%
2016-06-01 Windows China (Mainland) 山东省 36.30 95.24%
2016-06-01 Windows China (Mainland) 山东省 36.74 95.24%

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Why should I buy my circumvention service on Circumvention Central?

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How do you measure the speed of a circumvention tool?

The speed test that we have developed aims to reflect the real user experience. While a visitor to the site runs a test, in the background, their browser is downloading resources from the ten most popular websites in the world. According to Alexa, these sites are Google, Facebook, YouTube, Baidu, Amazon, Yahoo, Wikipedia, QQ, Twitter and Microsoft Live. The speed reported is simply the size of the file downloaded divided by the time taken to download it. We also verify whether the downloaded resource is complete. If the contents returned are incorrect or if the download fails to complete within 40 seconds, we mark it as failed. This data is then used to calculate our other main indicator - stability.

Other speed tests typically just measure download and upload speed by sending a couple of requests to the speed test server itself. The reported speed is not reflective of the user experience because normal browsing involves frequently sending lots of requests (not downloading or uploading one big file) to many different servers, not just one.

Why do you measure the stability of a circumvention tool?

Stability is typically not tested by other services at all. A healthy internet connection anywhere is supposed to deliver 100% stability, unless someone pulls the cable during the test. But using a circumvention tool in China is different. At any point, the connection can become unstable and/or go down completely. Individual requests may fail depending on the size of the request, the final destination and how they are proxied. Thus comparing service stability is just as important if not more important than comparing speed.

Can I test any circumvention tool on the site?

You can use our speed and stability tests with any circumvention tool, whether it is listed on our site or not. VPN users from around China will be able to test their tool on the site and those results will be added to our data. This data will be available for all to see.

Can I see the inner workings of your tests?

Tech savvy users can inspect how we conduct our tests by reviewing our javascript code.

Does GreatFire.org make money if I subscribe to a circumvention tool on this site?

One of the objectives in launching CC is to generate revenue for GreatFire.org. At the moment GreatFire relies on the kindness of individuals who send us donations and from a host of grant-making organizations around the world. We want to reduce our reliance on these organizations and set GreatFire.org on a path of self-sustainability. Visitors to the CC site will be able to purchase any paid-for tool that we currently test. GreatFire will act as a reseller of these tools in China and as such we will be given a portion of each sale by the VPN providers themselves. Users need not be based in China to purchase a circumvention service.

How does CC compare to other VPN review websites?

There are a host of websites that provide “VPN reviews” and “VPN ratings”. But anybody who has visited those sites can quickly see that they act as referral and marketing sites for a small subset of VPN providers and that most of those services do not work in China.

Where did you find those VPNs?

We used this great list of VPNs put together by That One Privacy Guy. We took that list and recruited a team of testers across China and tested almost every tool to see what works and what does not. It will come as little surprise to those in China to know that a very small number of these tools actually work in China.

Do we think that the authorities will use our website to crackdown on VPNs that work?

It would be very easy to completely block all VPNs if the authorities wanted to. However, we believe that they have not because of the importance of allowing access for businesses and for others. The goal of CC is simply to make it easier for all to find the circumvention tools that work the best.

Your tests tell me that my favorite tool does not work but it’s working great for me, what gives? Your tests tell me that my favorite tool works but it’s not working for me, what gives?

Test results can vary according to location, the service you are using to connect to the internet and your device. As more people use this site to test their circumvention tools, we will accumulate more data and will be able to develop a clearer idea of what is working and what is not.

How do you measure “stability”?

When you test your tool on our site in the background we download a certain number of images. If these images do not download or take more than 40 seconds to download then we consider this to be a failed test of stability and we calculate a percentage based on the number of images we attempted to download during the test.

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Dear user, to provide a better experience, before purchasing a VPN service please carefully read through our terms:

  1. All the VPN services are provided by the respective VPN provider and not by Circumvention Central.
  2. If when using the VPN service you cannot connect to the service or find the service to be unstable, there can be several causes:
    1. Problems with your device or software.
    2. Problems originating from the VPN provider itself.
    3. The Great Firewall has temporarily or permanently blocked the VPN service.
    In case of (a), our customer service will try to assist you in resolving the problem. In the case of (b) or (c), we will alert the VPN provider of the problem and assist them in resolving it.
  3. We provide test data that helps you find a VPN provider that works well. However, if the VPN provider that you selected still does not work for you, we cannot provide a refund. Before choosing a VPN provider, please carefully review the performance data, user reviews or register a free trial account first (if available).

By purchasing a VPN service, you agree to these terms.