SpeedCurve

Page Speed Benchmarks

Page speed has a huge impact on user experience. Faster sites have been proven to have lower bounce rates, higher conversion rates, bigger shopping cart sizes, and happier users. In these dashboards, we rank industry-leading websites based on how fast their pages appear to load, from a user’s perspective. For each site, click through to see their detailed test results.

Mobile Slow - Tested every day on an emulated mobile device at 4G Slow (1.6Mbps/768Kbps 150ms RTT). Find out more about why it's so important to test at slow speeds. Sites are sorted by Start Render which is when the first non-white content is painted in the browser.

MEDIA SITES IN USA ON A MOBILE SLOW CONNECTION

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#1 LA TIMES
0.79s Backend
1s Start Render
1.24s Largest Contentful Paint
29.83s First CPU Idle
29.83s Time To Interactive
35s Last Painted Hero
76.62s Fully Loaded
81.6s Visually Complete

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#2 USA TODAY
0.79s Backend
1.1s Start Render
1.83s Largest Contentful Paint
12.8s Last Painted Hero
12.8s Visually Complete
22.42s First CPU Idle
22.42s Time To Interactive
28.24s Fully Loaded

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#3 FORBES
0.7s Backend
1.1s Start Render
3.59s Largest Contentful Paint
19.57s First CPU Idle
28.52s Time To Interactive
43.8s Last Painted Hero
43.8s Visually Complete
79.99s Fully Loaded

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#4 BBC.COM
0.74s Backend
1.3s Start Render
5.6s Largest Contentful Paint
7s Visually Complete
8s Last Painted Hero
25.81s First CPU Idle
25.81s Time To Interactive
27.36s Fully Loaded

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#5 BUSINESS INSIDER
0.69s Backend
1.29s Largest Contentful Paint
1.3s Start Render
14.5s Last Painted Hero
14.5s Visually Complete
25.25s First CPU Idle
25.25s Time To Interactive
34.32s Fully Loaded

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#6 YAHOO NEWS
0.77s Backend
2s Start Render
3.37s Largest Contentful Paint
3.4s Last Painted Hero
22.5s Visually Complete
27.84s First CPU Idle
27.84s Time To Interactive
36.67s Fully Loaded

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#7 BUZZFEED
0.69s Backend
2.2s Start Render
6.09s Largest Contentful Paint
26.7s Last Painted Hero
29.81s First CPU Idle
29.81s Time To Interactive
35.9s Visually Complete
80.3s Fully Loaded

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#8 NEW YORK TIMES
0.7s Backend
2.3s Start Render
3.95s Largest Contentful Paint
14.91s First CPU Idle
22.6s Last Painted Hero
22.6s Visually Complete
28.34s Time To Interactive
119.83s Fully Loaded

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#9 WASHINGTON POST
0.71s Backend
2.7s Start Render
16.9s Last Painted Hero
16.93s Largest Contentful Paint
28.83s First CPU Idle
28.83s Time To Interactive
28.9s Visually Complete
52.67s Fully Loaded

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#10 VOX
0.69s Backend
2.9s Start Render
2.99s Largest Contentful Paint
10.8s Last Painted Hero
10.8s Visually Complete
29.85s First CPU Idle
29.85s Time To Interactive
41.49s Fully Loaded

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#11 HUFFINGTON POST
1.4s Backend
3.5s Start Render
4.61s Largest Contentful Paint
29.26s First CPU Idle
29.26s Time To Interactive
39.8s Last Painted Hero
46.5s Visually Complete
65.35s Fully Loaded

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#12 FINANCIAL TIMES
0.74s Backend
3.9s Start Render
3.9s Largest Contentful Paint
14.29s First CPU Idle
14.29s Time To Interactive
14.7s Last Painted Hero
14.7s Visually Complete
15.2s Fully Loaded

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#13 BLOOMBERG
0.72s Backend
4.1s Start Render
14.88s Largest Contentful Paint
17.2s Last Painted Hero
24.73s First CPU Idle
24.73s Time To Interactive
61.2s Visually Complete
65.87s Fully Loaded

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#14 NPR
0.79s Backend
5.7s Start Render
5.89s Largest Contentful Paint
16.9s Last Painted Hero
29.91s First CPU Idle
29.91s Time To Interactive
66.8s Visually Complete
70.03s Fully Loaded

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#15 CNN
0.7s Backend
6.3s Start Render
8.86s Largest Contentful Paint
10.61s First CPU Idle
29.77s Time To Interactive
47.1s Last Painted Hero
52.2s Visually Complete
119.89s Fully Loaded

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#16 ESPN
0.82s Backend
7.3s Start Render
7.3s Largest Contentful Paint
7.3s Last Painted Hero
7.35s First CPU Idle
28.75s Time To Interactive
32.7s Visually Complete
55.36s Fully Loaded

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#17 POLITICO
0.67s Backend
3.9s Start Render
4.11s Largest Contentful Paint
22.49s First CPU Idle
28s Time To Interactive
98s Last Painted Hero
98.8s Visually Complete
117.42s Fully Loaded

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