Came across this helpful video from the YouTube Soloman channel. Great videos as always. But he explains how to use Total XBMC add on to check your Kodi/XBMC speeds. It tells you if your set up is sufficient for using Kodi or not. Great tool a must try. Download it via the repo http://i.totalxbmc.tv
For everyone else who has the popular silenceRom use this guide.
How to check if you already have the silenceRom installed.
1. Go to add ons.
3. A video will pop up exit it and go to the total installer and click on maintenance.
4. Click on test my download speed
5. Select any of the files shown here and click on it.
6. It will tell you if your internet connection is sufficient enough for any of the add ons.