Bandwidth tag should be used when asking questions about data transfer rates over various data buses or network protocols.

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How do I determine actual internet bandwidth?

I am at a school and our bandwidth isn't enough. A I shop for other ISP's how do I verify actual bandwidth that is available for our use. I have read that a T1 line provides 1.5 Mbps download as well ...
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Is there a way to remove bad trackers in BitTorrent? If so, is this helpful?

Per the second answer to this question, adding a bunch of trackers that aren't working to a torrent can clog bandwidth. TPB sets the trackers if you upload to their site; trying to add them manually ...
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Maximum amount of users in a Skype (Free) Group Video chat

A group of users in my office would like to use Skype for some regular meetings when they are out of the office. Is there a hard limit to how many users can be in a group video call with the Basic ...
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OS X “launchd” maxing out upload bandwidth

I had an issue on my Mac mini with a DDOS Unix virus which was saturating the upload bandwidth and bringing my internet down, ClamXav and Avast found all the parts of it (it never showed up in ...
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Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation

My days in networking are too far behind me to remember, so I thought I'd come here! I'm setting up a network of 10 devices, and I'd like to dynamically limit the bandwidth available to each one as ...
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Does DDR RAM also have a minimum bandwidth?

Reading about DDR3 on Wikipedia I can see that it has a peak data transfer rate. However, I assume the peak rate to be a theoretical maximum. Can we also derive a minimum transfer rate for DDR3 RAM, ...
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Tracking Bandwidth & Latency in Linux [on hold]

I'm trying to write a simple script that can detect dips in network traffic (both bandwidth and latency in both directions) between 2 arbitrary hosts in my network over time. Is there a tool to do ...
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Is there a way to prioritize bandwidth without QoS?

i've got 2 pc's, and i use PC1 for gaming and 2nd PC is using my brother, so whenever he goes on the internet my ping in game raises and game becomes literaly unplayable. (happens with every game) So ...
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Increase and force concurrent connection in chrome

I have bandwidth monitor installed to monitor, Well my bandwidth. the thing is when I watch youtube at morning I can stream videos at full speed, yet after 7 PM and streaming becomes very slow. the ...
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Limit traffic from single IP behind Linux router

I have a router running Ubuntu Linux. It has two network interfaces: p3p1 for WAN, and br0 for LAN (this is a bridge). On the LAN there is a PC with ip 192.168.3.7. How do I limit all traffic coming ...
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FritzBox 7390: Too low download bandwidth

A few weeks ago, I switched to a faster internet plan. Before the change, I had 6 MBit/s, now I should have 18 MBit/s. However my download has not become faster. My router is an AVM FritzBox 7390. I ...
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How can I monitor data usage on my router?

My ISP imposes restrictions on the data usage (upload + download), and I'd like to monitor this. There are multiple devices using internet at my home, mostly wireless. I'd like a device-wise report of ...
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Backing up .PST's to the cloud effectively

Medium sized business 2000 people. Connected HP Backup is used to backup people’s data in HP’s Datacentre. We have 3 sites, 30Mb split across 3 sites, 10Mb each. 700 people per site (not exactly), ...
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Surprising high bandwidth on my ISP's network [closed]

I live in India. The plan which I have taken from my ISP gives me 130 Kbps on internet and 1 MBps on peering network. I download certain (NOT popular) videos from Vimeo, and I found out today that a ...
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Graph network usage per IP on Linux router

I'm going to be setting up an Ubuntu server as a router. There are dual gigabit NICs on the motherboard and I'll also use a wifi card as an AP. The question is, once I have this running, can I ...
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Netflix and apple tv resolution

Is it possible to force netflix to play standard definition when using apple tv? Or do the in browser netflix settings apply to apple tv streaming of netflix also. By settings I mean the play back ...
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Network bandwidth monitor

I have a usb 3g dongle which I use from time to time by plugging it into my router so that all computers on the network can use the 3g connection (as opposed to plugging the usb into a single ...
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Unmetered VS Metered Bandwidth

What is the difference between unmetered and metered bandwidth? There are some web hosting companies that offer unmetered bandwidth. Does that mean it's unlimited bandwidth?
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What does 500/500mbps internet actually mean?

I know this may be a really noob question, but does 500mbps up & down mean I can successfully open 500 browser instances and allow 500 outgoing connections? To make it more simple, I want to know ...
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What to do with excess internet bandwitch?

I have pretty decent internet speed but I would like to know what to do with excess bandwidth. As I am already a part of BOINC Distributed computing I would prefer something charitable. I searched up ...
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Suspicious wake up and how to see which program used bandwidth

I put my computer to sleep (Windows 7) and some time later it just wakes up by itself without any user intervention. So I ran cmd and used the powercfg-lastwake command but didn't get any results ...
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USB Hub Bandwidth

How well does bandwidth split when using a USB hub? I was told there is significant overhead? For my specific application I will have a fairly large number of USB webcams on one host, and will ...
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Max bandwidth cpu requires from main memory

Cpu clock = 4 GHz with L1-L2 cache, Max CPI = 0.5 (or IPC = 2), 25% of instructions are load/store, Global miss rate of L2 cache = 2%, Block size of L2 cache = 64 bytes, L1 I-cache: 100% hit rate ...
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How to increase RWIN Value in Windows 10?

We all know that a lot of things have been deprecated and there was also the introduction of auto scaling in earlier windows versions. Right now after using this analyzer ...
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Browser Huge use of Bandwith

I'm a web developer, and lately I've noticed that while developing on an online server, with Apache blocking all IP's besides my network to access it, I'm using huge amounts of bandwith. In order to ...
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Xeon memory bandwidth specification incongruency

How can this Xeon achieve the stated 102 GB / s memory bandwidth with the following configuration: Channels: 4 Type: DDR4-1866 The max. theoretical bandwidth would be 59.712 GB / s. The ...
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How can I limit my bandwidth to others?

Many users are always try to connect with my net connection, when my PC used as Wi-Fi router. How to decrease or limit Internet bandwidth to others? Please help!
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Why am I not getting full Gigabit Ethernet speed in my LAN?

Recently, I bought a TP-Link AC1750 Archer C7, which has four Gigabit Ethernet ports (800 Megabits each), 1300Mbps 5GHz WiFi and 450Mbps 2.4GHz WiFi. I have connected my PC to the router by an ...
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Are there any established network quality classifications?

I'm finishing a program that sends a lot of data over TCP/IP. I'd like to test it with various quality networks to measure how well it works under different conditions. Are there any established ...
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Video streaming from sites like twitch.tv and vessel lag, but youtube runs perfect, they are not using bandwidth?

I'm on windows 10. So YouTube streaming works perfect at 720p/60fps, but if I try load even a medium stream on my gaming PC, its unwatchable, and the same goes for vessel. When I look under resource ...
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What is MS Word 2016 doing that eats so much data while passively open in the background? Updates disabled

I can mostly only connect to the internet using metered connections, and use Glasswire to monitor how much data each of my applications eats. I also have Office updates disabled to prevent excessive ...
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not getting fast 802.11ac WiFi speeds

I'm using a Linksys WRT AC1900 router and an Intel 7260 client adapter on my desktop. I've never seen speeds > 10MiB/s at my previous apartment, probably because the router was 30 feet away and the ...
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Reserve/prioritize Chrome bandwidth on a shared network

I am on a shared internet connection, and obviously it's being used to its full potential (by all its users including me). When I use Chrome it slows down to a crawl, on all sites/downloads, however ...
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Asus router reports different bandwidth usage from ISP

The Traffic Manager - Traffic Monitor page on my router reports drastically less bandwidth data usage than our ISP. For example 2015-Nov-04 is 0.98GB according to Asus and 7.3GB according to ISP. This ...
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How can non-root user monitor network traffic at command line?

I know that gnome-system-monitor can show me bandwidth even when opened by a non-root user. But tools like iftop, nethogs, etc. all seem to require root to work. How can I allow a regular user to do ...
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Windows 10 random network throttle

I've got a 1 Gbit fiber network and I was getting 1Gbit speeds yesterday without issues - but today it seems like Windows has randomly decided to throttle my network speed to 100 Mbit. All the other ...
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Limiting the bandwidth NordVPN client is allowed to use from my connection

Is it possible? I'm using forcebindip to use my normal connection in occasions that requires faster ping or native IP address but I'd also it to have some more download and upload speed which is ...
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How to see which applications use “Host process for windows services” to eat metered data?

I have to spend a lot of time on metered connections in a country where data is expensive. I use Glasswire firewall to keep an eye on what software is using my precious data and to throttle programs ...
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Settings that reduce Outlook 2016 data usage on a metered connection, while allowing mail

My (windows 8) machine mostly connects using a metered connection, to one Exchange email account and one IMAP account. I'm using the Outlook 2016 Trial, which has a nice feature that warns me before ...
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How to log amount of data transferred (upload / download)

What is the easiest way to keep track of much data is transferred? I'm interested in knowing the amount uploaded and downloaded over a certain time frame (i.e. the past day or week). It would be for ...
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Set bandwidth on TP-Link TD-W8951NB router

I have problem with my router. I want to set bandwidth, ie: for port 2, maximal 300 kb/s. How can I do it? I tried google, but everyone has other design of 192.168.1.1 and I don't have there these ...
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USB AWUS036H card poor wi-fi link quality rtl8187 on debian stretch

I recently installed an Alfa AWUS036H card on Debian Stretch (4.2.0-1-amd64 kernel). It works out of the box using the rtl8187 driver. I bought it since the performance of the internal wifi card ...
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wondershaper is not throttling my bandwidth

I'm on a dedicated server (proxmox-ve-2.6.32: 3.4-165 (running kernel: 2.6.32-42-pve)) with a 95th percentile rule and want do be sure to not break it. I have a 1gbit link and my contract offer me a ...
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Bandwidth of combined switch and router

I want to build a HTPC (Home Theater PC) connected to a NAS (Network Access Storage) server where all the media will be. My HTPC and NAS server will be connected to a Gigabit Ethernet switch, and ...
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A low latency wireless network for 200+ users? [closed]

I'm developing a mobile application with realtime voice communication between two device in the same local wireless network. Our biggest challenge is to have a minimum latency during this conversation ...
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How home gateway divide internet bandwidth?

I have a little ADSL Modem/gateway (FritzBox), and I see that while I'm downloading from one device, all other devices can not use the Internet connection; the download bandwidth is fully used by the ...
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How do I monitor internet data usage for a specific network?

So here's my problem. I am using a wifi hotspot from Airtel (in India) that provides internet connectivity via a sim card on their 4G network. The data goes to 0 way to quickly (in my opinion) and ...
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How to Make my own ISP with bandwidth from ONT

I have bandwidth allocation by a tier I provider via ONT. The fact is that they only supply the bandwidth on the line. What are the devices I need for making my Internet Connection. I can buy a ...
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Is WiFi 5Ghz band faster than 2.4Ghz band on the same network?

I have just purchased a dual band wireless router for my home network. I enable both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz bands with different SSIDs. My desktop's wireless adapter can only connect to the 2.4Ghz band. I'm ...
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What causes the unusual high upload when connected to a VPN?

I've noticed an unusual high usage of my upload, whenever a download is running. The upload is usually somewhere 5-10% of the download bandwidth usage. I assume the VPN connection itself requires ...