WireGuard vs OpenVPN
The charts on this page compare WireGuard and OpenVPN speedtest results for three VPN providers that support both: NordVPN, Mullvad, and Windscribe. The charts display performance over the past seven days. The underlying data are updated in realtime.
|NordVPN||838 Mbps||558 Mbps|
|Mullvad||621 Mbps||387 Mbps|
|Windscribe||384 Mbps||184 Mbps|
|Average download speed between February 21, 2021 and February 28, 2021|
Our system is fully automated which lets us take thousands of readings a day. The data on this page represent speedtests conducted between servers based in the U.S. and VPN servers also based in the U.S.
All speedtests are done using the native OpenVPN and WireGuard clients except for the NordVPN WireGuard speedtests which use NordVPN's client (NordVPN does not make WireGuard configuration files available).