In this post, we will compare both PureVPN and CyberGhost VPN to determine the best among them. Also, we will declare a winner in the end.
Both PureVPN and CyberGhost VPN are two of the oldest VPNs with excellent VPN services you can find. However, we will be taking a closer look to determine the best of the duo VPN giants.
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PureVPN Vs. CyberGhostVPN
PureVPN was established in Romania in 2006 by GZ Systems, thus making it one of the oldest. While CyberGhost VPN was established in Hong Kong by Kape Technologies in 2005, giving it a year’s headstart ahead of PureVPN.
Both are located outside of the 5/9/14-Eye Alliance. Hence, users have nothing to worry about their privacy.
Privacy and Log Keeping
PureVPN does not keep logs of users IP, info, browsing history, and other relevant data. Although they were once implicated in a 2017 investigation where they made available a user's log to the FBI. In a bid to win back users' trust in their ‘no log' policy, PureVPN was audited by AltiusIT.
CyberGhost VPN does not log users' info or activities. Still, you can permit it to collect anonymous data usage to improve its services by toggling on or off the anonymous data collection button. Also, Its ‘no logging’ policy was verified by QSCert.
PureVPN has 2000 servers; this is far lesser than CyberGhost’s collection of over 6000 servers. In terms of location, PureVPN offers a broader range of locations covering 140 countries with about 12 servers in China.
CyberGhost’s vast number of servers covers only 87 countries, excluding China. Hence, users cannot access Chinese geo-blocked services from outside of China with CyberGhost’s VPN.
Streaming geo-blocked contents
In terms of streaming content from geo-blocked streaming services, both PureVPN and CyberGhost VPN performed excellently. Both VPN services unblock Netflix US, BBC iPlayer, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+, Channel 4, ITV, Spotify, etc.
Both PureVPN and CyberGhost VPN offers torrent lovers high-speed torrenting with dedicated servers optimized for torrenting activities.
Results from speed tests conducted placed both PureVPN and CyberGhost VPN at par with an average upload and download speed of 91mbps, quite impressive for both VPN giants.
Both PureVPN and CyberGhost VPN use a high-grade AES-256 bit encryption protocol in combination with the RSA-4096 key encryption protocol to provide maximum data security and channel control. Even when browsing over an unprotected Wi-Fi network, you are protected with any of the two VPN.
Both VPN services use the kill switch technology to protect your data from accidental exposure in case there is a disconnection in the VPN service.
Also, results from leak tests conducted shows that your device is protected from WEbRTC, DNS, and IPv leaks when using either of PureVPN or CyberGhost VPN.
Both PureVPN and CyberGhost VPN are compatible with a wide range of devices and OS, including Windows, Android, iOS, Mac, Linux, SmartTVs, chrome, and Firefox extensions, Play Stations, routers, etc.
Number of devices
PureVPN takes the lead by permitting up to ten devices to enjoy protection from a single PureVPN premium account simultaneously. This is an increment from that basic five connected devices on other VPN services.
Likewise, CyberGhost VPN permits multi-logins from seven devices simultaneously.
PureVPN Vs. CyberGhost VPN – Which Is Better?
Based on this comparison, we will declare PureVPN, the winner for two reasons:
- PureVPN’s servers cover more locations. Also, users can access Chinese geo-blocked contents outside of China with 12 Servers in two major Chinese cities.
- PureVPN permits a higher number of multi-logins than CyberGhost VPN.