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20 views

Any realistic advantage of 802.11ac over 802.11n for a regular home connection?

I am using a 802.11ac Asus - 802.11ac Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless router. Don't have any complains yet but does it really matter to go from a $90 802.11n router to $200 802.11ac router? In theory, max ...
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2answers
46 views

Office network bottleneck

At work our IP is the devil Comcast. When I do a speedtest I get a jump of upwards of 20Mbs and then it slowly goes down to average out at around 10Mbs. The upload speed stays at stead 2-3Mbs. My ping ...
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2answers
80 views

New Desktop Computer, Internet SLOW but We pay for 65mbps

I'm so confused, my internet on my new lenovo k450 is incredibly slow, speed test is reading 1.15mbps (on average). We pay for 65mbps (I believe) with comcast - this is what the connection speed ...
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0answers
114 views

How much performance reduction is ok for a linux router?

I am having thew following (simplified) setup: I have a private Subnet where my PC is located. The subnet goes over a virtualized server into the internet. The server uses internally two subnets: One ...
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5answers
2k views

How can I improve the annoyingly slow internal speed on my home network?

My network is already set up and has been working for "a while". I have wifi and wired internet on a bunch of devices and stations (more than I care to admit), the gigabit router is working and ...
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6answers
1k views

Does a gigabit switch impact internet speed?

My friend once told me, in some debate, that whether or not someone has a fast/gigabit router doesn't impact their internet speed because the internet is much slower than 100 and 1000 mbps. I ...
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1answer
574 views

A brand new Samsung laptop with extremely slow internet connection

I just got a new Samsung laptop with windows 8, and the internet is extremely slow, altough every other computer in the house works fine. My internet connection is supposed to be 100mbps, but in most ...
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0answers
662 views

Buffalo Router WZR-HP-G450H slow and unstable

I bought a Buffalo WZR-HP-G450H router. Problem 8 device connected to it via wireless. When power it on, the connection speed is very fast, about 5MB/s while transfer files between a wired server ...
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0answers
70 views

Slow router page connection

I can log into my router using my router IP as expected. However, I get a very slow connection when I'm in the router management web interface. The internet connection is perfect, everything else ...
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1answer
517 views

Router Overload? Small office keeps dropping downloads

We have a small office with 25-30 devices connected to the network. Most of the devices are working constantly. ISSUE: cant download/upload through Ethernet, website load times are slow, cant have ...
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1answer
535 views

Increase speeds with an unmanaged GBE switch?

I have a network with a dead slow 10/100 router. The router cannot be replaced, and I wish to speed up transfers between two, or possibly three computers on the network. If I plug an unmanaged ...
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1answer
1k views

Frequent WiFi disconnects on laptop when not charged

I have a weird wireless connection problem. The whole thing started today, when I installed my new router a D-Link DIR635 model after my previous router became very unreliable and faulty. I use this ...
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2answers
4k views

NAS storage slow wired network speed (netgear WNDR3700 router)

i set-up the D-LINK DNS 323 NAS unit with RAID 1 (dual 2-terabyte 5400 rpm drives) it works, but it is slow in copying files between my computer and it (8 minutes to copy 7.94 gig file between NAS ...
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3answers
14k views

How can I speed up data transfer between local computers on a WiFi network?

I have a router with ADSL Pentagram Cerberus 6331-42. Is it normal to have transfer speeds between two computers of max 1MB/s (not 1 Mbit)? How can I set my router up to make it faster at transferring ...
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2answers
2k views

Should I get a router with ipv6 support?

I'm in the process of getting a new gigabit router so I can transfer files faster to and from my Lacie Network Space. I found Asus RT-N56U Wireless N Dual Band Gigabit Router. Its performance is ...
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1answer
984 views

DI-524UP will become deadly slow when downloading torrents

I have a DI-524UP router that shares internet to two notebooks at home via wireless and a desktop via wired collection. It will become barely available/pingable via wireless when I download torrents ...
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4answers
105 views

Router buying advice [closed]

I am looking to buy a new router. The follow things are important Speed of data transferring across the network Dual Band? Is it possible to buy one which will transfer both N and G so older devices ...
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1answer
1k views

Improving NAS Performance

I have recently purchased a ReadyNas Duo NAS. It is connected directly to the router via an network cable. The performance is slightly sluggish, and if I stream HD content around the house it's a ...
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1answer
2k views

Port forwarding on D-Link DIR-615 super-slow, useless

I have replaced my old router with DIR-615 from D-Link, and now the port forwarding is so slow it makes the router practically useless for requests coming from outside of my network. Accessing the ...
2
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4answers
818 views

How do I fix a router which often reboots in high-load conditions?

I have a Linksys WRT54G v8 with DD-WRT micro installed. I find in high load situations (downloading a torrent for example) the router will simply restart several times. Any ideas what's wrong? Should ...
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3answers
6k views

How to open ports on router for better torrent performance

I've been using utorrent to download and upload torrents for a long time. Recently someone told me that I need to open port(s) for utorrent from my router settings for better downloading and uploading ...
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3answers
1k views

Internet is slow with ANY router

I just signed up for service with Time Warner cable in Dallas, TX. I am supposed to get 7Mbps down w/ bursting to 10Mbps. If I connect the cable modem directly to my PC, I get the advertised speed. If ...
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2answers
5k views

Will using a 10/100 router stunt gigabit switch speeds for an internal network?

I have a 10/100 Verizon router. 3 computers are connected to this via Ethernet. I'd like to put a gigabit switch between the computers and router to enable gigabit speeds on the intranet. If the ...
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5answers
7k views

Optimizing wireless router speed and minimizing interference

I've been experiencing problems with my wireless connectivity lately, and want to make sure that it's not related to the abundance of other wireless routers here in my building. So, what I'm looking ...
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1answer
658 views

Is optimization to avoid DSL downlink's speed degradation due to uplink saturation available in Linux deamons/drivers?

In my PepLink Balance 300 router (lb300) there's an option called DSL Optimization with the following description: When a DSL circuit's uplink becomes busy, it is a fact that the downlink ...
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5answers
440 views

What can I do to improve the performance of my wireless network?

I have a Linksys WRT110 wireless router. However, my friend was just over and said that my network was awfully slow. I'll try to get some numbers later tonight or tomorrow, but for now I'm interested ...