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WP Media Uploader Performance Test Setup

How we test

  • Desktop system: 2012 mac-mini – 2.7GHz I7 CPU 16G Memory 256G SSD
  • Uploads times from uploading to a Hostgator Hatchling Plan
  • CPU Usage graph from uploading to a Stablehost Starter plan
  • Internet connection with over 200Mbps upload speed
  • Upload speed limiting via RT-AC68U Router QoS

Webserver configuration

  • max_file_uploads 50
  • upload_max_filesize 250M
  • post_max_size 250M

All performance testing is performed twice; once with the upload bandwidth limited to 12Mbps and once with upload bandwidth limited to 100Mbps.